Coach Laura is a USAT&F Level 1-, RRCA- and VDOT O2 distance running-certified coach, and NASM-certified personal trainer. She is currently a coach for NYRR -- Team for Kids, Group Training and the Virtual Trainer programs.
Laura competed in Division I track, cross-country and rowing at George Washington University and has completed 14 marathons. She previously coached running programs in Washington, D.C. and New Hampshire and has served as a rowing, skiing, and swim instructor.
She is a member of the Young Professional Board of Back On My Feet, a non-profit dedicated to using running to help those experiencing homelessness. Where is your favorite place to run in New York?
Where is your favorite place to run in New York City?
Shore Park Greenway Trail in Brooklyn.
What is your favorite NYRR race?
The TCS New York City Marathon!
What is your personal running motto?
"The real purpose of running isn't to win a race, it's to test the limits of the human heart."