About Jeff Galloway

Run Walk Run Marathon training

Jeff Galloway is a world-class athlete. As a member of the 1972 Olympic team, Jeff competed against the world’s best athletes in Europe, Africa, and the former Soviet Union. He broke the U.S. 10-mile record (47:49) in 1973 and has a six-mile best of 27:21.  His victories include the Peachtree Road Race, Honolulu Marathon and the Atlanta Marathon.  He’s also a top finisher in many prominent U.S. races including the Boston Marathon.

Fun Facts

  • US Olympian, 1972, 10,000 meters (also an alternate on the marathon team)
  • Trained with Steve Prefontaine, Frank Shorter, Bill Rodgers, Amby Burfoot, Jack Bacheler
  • Author of North America’s best selling running book: Galloway’s Book on Running
  • Runner’s World monthly columnist
  • Official Training Consultant for runDisney series of races- with video clips and training programs on this site
  • Founder of the Run-Walk-Run® method- opened up running to millions
  • Founder and owner of Phidippides–the oldest running specialty store (since 1973)
  • Producer of the Kaiser Permanente Corporate Run/Walk & Fitness Program in Atlanta- which has enrolled 20,000 participants
  • Coached ESPN and MSNBC segments with celebrity runners Sage Steele and Megan Price
  • Jeff has run for over 50 years, over thirty of those without injury.
  • Over 350,000 runners and walkers have reported achieving their goals by using Galloway Training Programs.
  • In December 2013, Jeff Qualified for Boston by running 30 seconds and walking 15 seconds.
  • Inaugural Jeff Galloway Half Marathon announced February 2014.  Race Date – Sunday, December 14, 2014 – Atlanta, GA.

– See more at: http://www.jeffgalloway.com/

 

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