Janet Runyan is a nationally ranked distance runner whose goals have served as motivation and inspiration for improving her whole life through athletic pursuits. She has worked with hundreds of elite and recreational runners over the past 15 years to improve their running form with profound results.
People who have worked with her say that she has x-ray vision and an amazing eye for the intricate subtleties of what someone needs to change in order to make long lasting changes to their running style. Janet is dedicated to helping individuals realize their optimal running form while providing a systematic training program to help them achieve their goals.
Janet also believes that running should help your whole life. She lives a wholistic lifestyle that supports her own running accomplishments and provides a foundation for others to do the same, including: meditation, cooking and eating an organic, whole foods diet, and balancing activities. She helps people work towards their goals in a balanced, healthy, and sustaining way.
The goal isn’t just to run better, it’s to live a more fulfilling, healthier, and happier life with running as an integral part of that. Knowing from personal experience and from the benefits she has seen in others, she feels this kind of approach to running can develop and enhance life qualities such as endurance, determination, patience, tolerance, and balance.
Janet has also had a life-long love of music. She earned a Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance and taught piano in Boulder for 10 years. She still enjoys teaching piano privately as well as working at Running River, a private elementary. She teaches music there and composes music for many of their school plays and performances.