Achilles and RRCA

RRCA is oldest and largest distance running organization in the US, over 1500 running club and event members representing 200,000 individual runners active in their running communities. The mission of the RRCA is to promote the development and growth of running clubs, running events, and supporting the common interests of runners throughout the country at all stages in life.

Amy Harris, Achilles Nashville Co- Executive Director, completed the two-day coaches certification through the RRCA. This course covered content on:

  • Types of Runners and Their Training Needs
  • Putting it Together with Physiology
  • Types of Running: Building a Periodized Program
  • How to Coach: Running Form
  • The Business of Coaching
  • Coaching: Sports Psychology
  • Coaching: Injuries, Heat and Altitude
  • Building Programs, Part I
  • Building Programs, Part II