• Be Inspired
    Be Inspired
    Looking for something to listen to, read, or watch? Coach Faith shares her favorite running podcasts, books, and movies!
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  • About Coach Faith
    About Coach Faith
    Faith began running in 2011 in order to run a benefit 5k for the tornado relief fund for her hometown of Monson, Massachusetts, USA. She followed the usual path from 5ks to half marathons to marathons. Along the way she discovered her love for trail running, fulfilling her sense of adventure. Over the next few […]
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What We Do

Run Long ~ Run Strong Endurance Coaching provides science based training for endurance runners of all abilities, while focusing on master and grandmaster runners, new runners, and late bloomers, using online delivery of training plans and progress checks via data analysis and other virtual platforms.

Coach Faith understands the unique challenges of this target market in ways that many other coaches may not. She started running late in life, when she was in her late 40s, and has been running less than 10 years. While most coaches who have run all their lives and have extensive resumes get great results from their clients, Coach Faith can provide a more applicable and contemporary approach to mature and beginner athletes who are looking to improve their running experience.

Improve your performance without wasting time.


  • Faith has been extremely encouraging and awesome through my running journey. She knows when to be encouraging and when to tell you to suck it up. I have run farther and happier with her coaching.

    Maria R., runner
  • Coach Faith built a plan that met my needs, schedule, and goals. She communicated with me regularly and was as invested in my success as I was. She was with me every single step of the way, encouraging me.

    Samantha G., ultra runner, marathoner
  • Faith is so very encouraging and enjoyable to spend time with that you might not realize what great running knowledge she possesses, until you find yourself accomplishing running goals you had only dreamed about. I recommend her coaching to any runner, from beginner to ultra distance runner.

    Neal B., runner

Follow your dreams and you'll never look back

Our Athletes

Betsy S.

Betsy S.

  • Marathoner
  • 2019 Columbus Half Marathon Finisher
  • 2019 OH/MI 8K Finisher
  • 2019 Mohican Trail Marathon Finisher
Lesa D.

Lesa D.

  • Ultra Runner
  • 2013 Bull City Race Fest Half Marathon finisher
  • 2015 Richmond Marathon finisher
  • 2019 Algonquin 50K finisher
Ben N.

Ben N.

  • Ultra Runner
  • 2016 Lean Horse 50K, 1st in AG
  • 2018 Wild West 200M relay, team division winner
  • 2018 Lean Horse 50K, 1st in AG

Athlete Spotlight

Meet Our Athletes!