Testimonials

I found out about coach Kathleen via my brother-in-law who also used her services. The goal was to get me ready for the 70.3 IronMan. What I found the best aspect about working with Kathleen is that she’s available 24/7 to answer questions and give support. She replies promptly and to the point. Her experience in endurance racing and coaching puts her in that unique position to be that person who knows what she is talking about by having been through it herself first-hand. The other great thing about working with her is that no matter what races you want to go for, she works out your training program around that to get you to race day feeling good and ready to roll, TrainingPeaks that she uses to manage and track the progress is an awesome and invaluable tool in this process! And if your to ambitious about your race schedule, she gently persuades you to a better schedule whereby you train and race at an optimal level for where you are at! I really enjoyed working with Kathleen and would highly recommend her should you be looking for a coach!” ~ Stephan

I have been using Kathleen as my coach for just over a year now, the goal was to enter a 70.3 distance Triathlon. Although a long distance runner, I am certainly no professional nor a speedster, even worse was that I was starting from a base of minimal to no training for around 6mts, Kathleen definitely had her work cut out for her. The constant guidance via email, messages & face-to-face contact of encouragement from Kathleen was AMAZING. She is the most positive, caring & encouraging person I’ve ever met, even when it looked hopeless she was there with her smile pushing me towards my goal and to push beyond my expectations.” ~ Melynda

Entering Two Oceans 21km after a two year break is one thing, but being fit and strong enough to get through it in a decent time is another – especially at 45!  Thankfully I had the wonderful, awesome Kathleen to coach me through it.  Kathleen’s amazing running experience and skill, matched with a healthy dose of humour made the 8 month training a hugely enjoyable and rewarding experience – thanks K and here’s to the next 21km!” ~ Sarah

Kathleen is an excellent, attentive and flexible coach. Her training programme prepared me for Expedition Imashi – a 400km run in 10 days. I really enjoyed working with her as I trained for my event, and could always count on her to reply to my queries, and adapt my programme whenever something needed changing. I trust her running insights and knowledge, and will be working with her for my first Comrades this year!” ~ Brandon

The training programme helped me to train smart and effectively, rather than just getting time out onto the road. I have improved my pace, distance and overall strength. I am now well-equipped to use this programme as a basis for my future training. Through the training programme I achieved a PB of 2:01 on the Two Oceans Half. ” ~ Craig

From the outset Kathleen expertly guided us through our training weeks and offered more practical and value-adding advice than we could ever have hoped for. With Kathleen’s training program we not only managed to establish a solid endurance fitness base,but we also trained for 20 weeks without suffering any injuries, burnout or other ailments!” ~ Johan

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