Mindy Solkin began her coaching career in 1992 and since then has coached over 12,000 runners helping them to achieve their goals whether it is running their first mile or pursuing their personal best in the marathon. Mindy has a USA Track & Field, Level 3 running coach education and is an American Council on Exercise certified personal trainer. Her innovative and personalized training programs for groups and private clients combine a keen understanding of both the sport of running and the principles of health and fitness.In 1999 Mindy founded The Running Center from a home-based office and in 2006 she fulfilled her dream and opened New York City’s first and only training studio for runners. With her vast experience, she expanded her services and staff to include running clinics, Runditioning™ classes and Sports Lab Services such as Running Form Analysis and Maximum Heart Rate Testing. Other classes includes Fitness Walking for active adults and and Kids Running programs. In 2014, The Running Center expanded to the South Jersey shore area (Atlantic City and environs) and plans to enter the Philadelphia and South Jersey communities (Cherry Hill and surroundings) are slated for 2015. She is an original, as she has successfully combined her knowledge of both the running world and the fitness world to develop runners into all-around healthy individuals.Once a frequent age-group award winner, she has devoted herself to her runners and the running community-at-large, becoming a knowledgeable resource to a generation of runners. 112.JPGAs one of the country’s leading running coaches, she has coached runners near and far to cross the finish lines of races and marathons in such cities as Anchorage, Berlin, Bermuda, Boston, Chicago, Dublin, London, Medoc, New York City, Paris, Prague, Vancouver and many more.Known as "Coach Mindy" to her runners, she has transformed the sport with her hands-on approach to her world-class coaching system which guarantees that runners at every level will achieve their goals. Her programs have been imitated but never equaled.