Coaching Services

In addition to organizing group runs, Utah Running Club offers personalized coaching services to help you take your training to the next level. Our goal is to provide you with individualized, expert coaching that will help you reach your goals and allow you to learn more about yourself in the process. As a runner you deserve the best and you deserve a training program that is geared specifically towards your needs and training goals. Whether you are new to the sport or a veteran runner we look forward to designing a program for you!

*20% discount on coaching services to UTR Club Members




JANAE RICHARDSON has a master’s degree in Exercise Science from Utah State University, is a Certified Sports Nutritionist, and has been coaching runners for 11+ years. She ran collegiately at Weber State University and continues to enjoy running competitively in road races ranging from the 5k to the marathon. As a certified USATF coach she enjoys coaching runners of all levels of ability from beginners to local elite runners. Janae and her husband Ken Co-founded in 2009 and reside in Ogden, UT with their three children.

Athletic Accomplishments:

Mile: 5:15
2 Mile: 11:14
5K: 17:01
10K: 35:30
Half Marathon: 1:18:00 Hobble Creek 2015
Marathon: 2:49:29 Top of Utah Marathon 2012



Lora Erickson aka “Blonde Runner” is a nationally ranked triathlete and USA Triathlon 2015 All-American. She is also an experienced USATF certified running coach, USA Triathlon coach, U.S. Master Level 2 Certified Swim Coach, NASM-Corrective Exercise Specialist and personal trainer with over 24 years of coaching experience. Coach Lora specializes in weight loss, corrective exercise and endurance training for running and triathlon events. As a mother of four, she has many years of experience designing realistic custom individual programs that can fit into a busy everyday life.