When looking for a coach, you generally look for someone who
has “been there, done that,” right?
Someone who hasn’t just talked the talk, but they’ve walked the walk…or
in the case of Kim, they’ve run the run.
Kim Marchand is a Road Runners Club of America certified
running coach and has led the Fleet Feet West Hartford marathon training program
for the past seven years. He has completed 80 marathons and ultra marathons,
and more than 100 half marathons. He’s run the Boston Marathon 11 consecutive times
and just qualified for his 13th Boston Marathon a few weeks
ago. He is also a pacer for the Hartford
Marathon Foundation, which serves other runners during the race to help them
achieve their goal pace.
Coach Kim, we’ll absolutely take your advice as a running