Girls Running: All You Need to Strive, Thrive, and Run Your Best
A life-long runner, Elizabeth loves sharing the sport with athletes as a running coach. She prepares people for wide-ranging running adventures with personalized training plans and one-on-one consultations.
Elizabeth works with a variety of individuals, from middle schoolers to master’s athletes, who want to run and/or race on roads, trails, and track. She has experience coaching athletes in a wide range of long-distance events, including the mile, 5k, 10k, half marathon, marathon, 50k, 50 mile, 100k, cross country, and road/trail relays. Elizabeth also specializes in post-injury comebacks, cross-training, and mental preparation. Whether you’re a beginner or experienced runner, Elizabeth works to chase your goals.
Running can shape a young athlete in healthy, positive ways for the rest of her life.
Girls Running offers the guidance and tools girls need to thrive on their running journey, right from the start. With straight talk on training, physiology, menstruation, sports nutrition, a winning mindset, body image issues, gear, team-building, and competition, Girls Running educates and empowers young runners to achieve their potential and love running more.
So you know she's legit:
Since Elizabeth started coaching in 2003, she's worked with a wide range of athletes and abilities. She began coaching high school cross country and track and field teams in and around Portland, Oregon, including Franklin High School.
Elizabeth then dedicated more than two years in various capacities to coaching at the Division I collegiate level, working with Oregon State University and Syracuse University cross country and track teams. At Oregon State, she was an assistant coach for the women’s roster in one of the country’s most competitive conferences. At Syracuse, she assisted the women’s team and was the cross country meet director, planning the Big East Conference Cross Country Championships, among other meets.
Elizabeth has extensive experience directing and coaching at running camps, including Melody Fairchild Running Camp and Steens Mountain High Altitude Running Camp, which offer in-depth youth and high school coaching as well as unique learning opportunities for coaches.