Coach Julie is a Road Runners Club of America (RRCA) certified running coach, experienced Boston Marathon finisher, mom of two, and a part-time lawyer. She is a four-time Montgomery County Road Runners Club Masters Runner of the Year candidate and is a ranked age group runner in the DC Metropolitan area with frequent top age group wins in races of all distances. While Julie loves training and racing, her first love is helping runners, along with Coach Lisa (the best coaching partner in the world), achieve new goals that once seemed unimaginable. In addition to coaching adults of all levels, Julie coaches co-ed youth running programs for her local elementary school. Julie enjoys volunteering for a number of organizations in the D.C. Metropolitan area, including serving as the Run Director for Just Tryan It, an annual kids triathlon that raises funds for families affected by pediatric cancer. When she is not running, Julie enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, reading, and laughing with friends. Julie is a Columbus, Ohio, native, and a graduate of Indiana University School of Business and American University Washington College of Law.