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Fred Richardson

Coach Profile

  • UESCA Ultra Running
  • UESCA Running
Sport(s) Coached
  • Ultrarunning
Level of Specialization
  • Intermediate
  • Expert/Advanced
Other Areas of Specialization
  • Strength and Conditioning
  • Form Analysis
Coaching Experience

10+ years

About Fred

My journey into coaching started after my military career as an Infantry Instructor. I founded Mindful Runner, a collective of coaches that helps runners create extraordinary lives through running.

I'm a certified UESCA Running and Ultra Running coach, Stryd Coach and COROS Coach

Coaching Philosophy

My running philosophy can be summed up in three simple words: run a lot. And while I believe in the power of speed work, I also know that consistency is key. That's why I advocate for a steady dose of regular, everyday running, punctuated by strategic bouts of intensity.

But my coaching approach isn't just about running; it's about helping ordinary people achieve the extraordinary. Whether you're a first-time runner or an experienced athlete, I'm here to help you reach your goals and unlock your full potential. And this isn't just a side gig for me - I live and breathe running and coaching, every day, 24/7.

At the core of my philosophy is the belief that anyone can become a better runner, regardless of their starting point. It's not about being the fastest or the strongest, but about finding joy in the process and pushing yourself to be the best version of yourself.