Next ticket: 16/05/2020
Hadleigh Park, Chapel Lane, Essex, SS7 2PP
We're delighted to announce we're hosting Full Potential running coach Richard Coates for a training day that we've asked him to design for our community. Perfect for runners of all abilities training for the Lap Challenge, the day will cover;
About Richard - Running has always been a part of Richard’s life, running regularly since my early teenage years. As a child you used to watch the likes of Ovett and Coe race against each other in epic confrontations in the early 80’s whilst his recent running heroes are Radcliffe and Farah. He’s been inspired to run many races around the world that have included over 60 marathon and ultra-marathons. He loves the camaraderie and personal challenge of sport. After running a multi-day 260km ultra in the Azores in 2019 which was the experience of a lifetime, he’s looking forward to more ultras along with an attempt to better his marathon time down to well under 3 hrs later in 2020.
Keeping fit helped Richard manage a business career in an extremely stressful 24 hrs a day international market environment. Having had such a role and bringing up a young family too, he’s able to empathise with many people’s similar stressful lifestyles.
Since joining Full Potential in 2012 as a coach and director, he aims to share his knowledge and experience. He wants to inspire the runners he coaches to complete their own personal challenges and to enjoy experiences through running and fitness.
He always ensure that all his clients receive the best athlete centred coaching possible, taking great pride in seeing the runners he works with succeed. If they smile then he does too!