Fall Coaches

Coach Linda – Organizer

FAST FACTS: Years Running: 20+ Years with Austin Fit: 13 Ultra Marathons: 1 Number of Marathons: 25 Half Marathons: 10 plus Favorite Race: USA Fit Rockin' Resolution Race Goal – Help anyone willing to meet their training goals! She'd also like to run a full or half marathon in all 50 states Linda is a…
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Coach Satwinder – Organizer

Head Coach - Yellow Half & Full Marathon Groups FAST FACTS: Years Running:  9 Years with Austin Fit:  4 Number of marathons:  8 Favorite Race:  Los Angeles Goal:  to see everyone in his group finish the race strong Satwinder has been running marathons since 2005.  Before getting into long distances, he has always enjoyed running, earlier…
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Coach Troy: Head Coach Green Group (8:00 – 8:59)

FAST FACTS: Years Running: 12 Years with Austin Fit: 10 Number of Marathons: 31 Number of Half Marathons: 15 Number of other races: 29 Favorite Marathon: Queenstown International Marathon Motto: If you’re not having fun, you’re not doing it right. Goals: To run a marathon in every state and to eventually qualify for the Boston…
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Coach Sandy: Head Coach Yellow Group (9:00 – 9:59)

FAST FACTS: Years Running: 20+ Years with Austin Fit: 10+ Number of Half Marathons: 13+ Favorite Race: Diva Race Half Marathon in VAIL Goal: Complete Texas Tri Series and 6 half marathons in one season Sandy has been running off and on for over 15 years. One of the reason she loves to coach for…
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Coach Hillary: Yellow Group Full Marathon Coach (9:30 – 9:59)

FAST FACTS: Favorite Places to run in Austin – Barton Hills, Town Lake Favorite Races – Run for the Water, 3M Half Marathon Favorite Distance – Half Marathon Goals – PR in the Austin Marathon 2020 Hi! My name is Hillary. I was born, raised, currently live, and forever more rooted in the wonderfully active…
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Coach Jessica G: Head Coach Red Group (10:00 – 10:59)

FAST FACTS: Years Running: 20+ Years with Austin Fit: 10Number of 50K's: 1 Number of Marathons: 7 Number of Half Marathons: 21 Triathlons: 6 Favorite Race: New York City Marathon and Vancouver BC Half Goal: To be an inspiration to my daughter to live a healthy life and continue to always push yourself to the…
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Coach Kim P: Red Group Full Marathon Assistant Coach (10:30 – 10:59)

FAST FACTS: Years Running: 18 Years with Austin Fit: 10+ Number of Full Marathons: 6 Favorite Race: MCM Marathon, Hill Country Ragnar Relay Goal: I'd like to help someone train to complete their first marathon and, for myself, complete the training season injury free! Kim first joined Austin Fit in 2001 to support her friend…
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Coach Cassandra: Head Coach Orange Group (11:00 – 12:00+)

FAST FACTS: # of Years Running:  19 # Years with Austin Fit: 18 # of Half Marathons:  over 20 # of Full marathons:  29 Favorite Race:  Gazelle Foundation Run for the Water Goals:  Run the Boston marathon, continue higher education, promote autism awareness, and believe in my dreams. Cassandra Medrano is a lifetime Austin Fit…
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Coach Erica: Orange Group Half Assistant Coach (12 plus)

FAST FACTS:  Years Running - 12 Years with Austin Fit - 10 Years Coaching - 7 Number of Marathons or Half Marathons (if you want to include Ironmans or half Ironmans that is fine too) - 13 half marathons Favorite Race - 3M Half Marathon Goal - Instill a sense of fun and keep everyone…
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Coach Heather: Orange Group Half Assistant Coach (12 plus)

FAST FACTS:  Years Running: 4 Years with Austin Fit: 3 Number of half marathons: 4 Favorite Race: Cap10k Goal: To continue staying fit and able to run a half marathon After years of delay and excuses, Heather finally picked up her shoes and went out for her first run in 2016. "I can do anything…
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Coach Irene: Head Coach Walk FIT

Walking Coach: Pace 14 Plus Irene has been walking with Austin Fit for 3 years and has coached the walkers for 2 sessions.  Her first year, she completed a half marathon and throughout her walking “career” has participated in 10 10K run/walks. Her favorite races are the ones she does with her grandson and son (he…
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Coach Rita: Purple Group Half Marathon Coach (15 plus)

FAST FACTS: Years running:  15 Years with Austin Fit:  15 Number of Half Marathons:  17 Favorite Races:  3M ½ Marathon 2019-20 Goal:  To help her walkers get to the start line so they can cross that finish line. Rita started doing triathlons in 2001.  As a way to stay in shape during the winter months,…
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