Austin Myers – Louisville Running Coach

From: $150.00 / month and a $19.00 sign-up fee

A knowledgeable and personable coach who values the livelihood of each athlete, and their pursuit of great things.



Louisville running coach Austin Myers has a deep history of road running as well as knowledge for aspiring trail and ultra runners, so whether you’re looking to improve in the marathon or looking to tackle your first ultra, Austin is excited to work with you. Reach out to Austin below to get started!

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LEVELS: Intermediate, Advanced
TYPES: Road, Trail
DISTANCES: Marathon, Ultra
TRAINING PLAN: Individual, customized training plan
COMMUNICATION: Unlimited email, unlimited text
RESPONSE TIME: Within 24 hours
LOCATION: Louisville, KY


Marathon and ultra distance running for athletes who hope to set a time and/or distance PR.


I believe the coach serves the athlete, not the other way around. No matter the level of performance desired, the athlete deserves to be seen and heard in a way that informs every decision made, and training session programmed.

No athlete should follow a ‘copy and pasted’ training program, because no athlete has the same needs as another. Each person adapts at the same rate and faces day-to-day demands and stressors that are unique to them – meaning their approach must be unique, as well!

I believe in flexible principles, meaning there are certain aspects of a training program that must be present and well executed, in order to promote adaptation and growth. However, these principles must be integrated into the athletes training in a way that best fits their performance abilities and lifestyle.

Consider your potential… Now multiply it many times over with the guidance of a coach who will do anything to help you discover your true capabilities. Sometimes, all we need is someone in our corner to specially design our plan for success and achievement.


I currently have 5 years of coaching experience, ranging from online run coaching, to high school track and field, and youth swim. My diverse range of experiences have allowed me to appreciate the commonalities of great coaching. Namely, individualization and personalization, flexibility, and a well-rounded understanding of the growth equation, which effectively balances stress and rest, to promote growth over time.


Perhaps most notably, I’m a cat guy, and proud father of my cat, Major! Outside of running, I love reading, writing for my personal blog, and developing myself, personally and professionally. I’m also a huge sports fan, and love all of the Philadelphia sports teams!

Also, I am the host of two podcasts: The Steadfast Collective, of my own creation, and the Elevate Your Running podcast, which I co-host to share valuable running information, to help you discover your strongest self.

I love connecting with others, which is why I am a coach. I truly want to support each athlete, and hope to establish a meaningful connection that spans well beyond miles ran and PR’s achieved.


My education through the Road Runners Club of America (RRCA) was a meaningful introduction to the principles of quality coaching and programming. Since attaining my certification, I’ve continued to educate myself on different aspects of the sport, to be applied as both an athlete and coach.

I believe in providing athletes with context around their training, and often link resources, as well as provide detailed workout descriptions to help inform and provide additional value for each client.


I’ve been road running for 8 years, beginning with half-marathons in college, and training for progressively faster marathon times in recent years. Last year, I shifted focus to ultramarathons, where I’ve found a new passion, and appreciation for the physical training and mental toughness required to complete these extended endurance events.

My longest race to date has been 100 miles, and my personal focus moving forward will be to PR the marathon and ultramarathon in the same calendar year! I believe that by continuing to train hard and put my philosophies into practice, I am a better, more relatable coach for my athletes.


  • RRCA Level 1 Certified Run Coach


  • 100 Miles: 22:06:02 (02/04/2023) Rocky Raccoon Ultramarathon
  • Marathon: 2:58:13 (05/28/2022) Buffalo Marathon
  • Half-Marathon: 1:24:13 (04/29/2023) Kentucky Derby Festival Marathon


Finding a coach who is a great fit for you is really important. We encourage you to email your coach prior to signing up so you can connect, communicate, and ensure a good athlete/coach fit.

Give us a brief history of your running, and this can include what distances and/or races you’ve run, how long you’ve been running, any past or present injuries, if you’ve worked with a coach or a specific training program before, etc.
Any short term or long term goals?
Describe your ideal coach/athlete relationship.
Any questions/comments for Team RunRun or the Coach in general?




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