This professional runner believes variety is the key to success.
Running is an excellent mode of exploration when visitingnew cities. And signing up for a race in a spot you’re planning to visit is even more ideal as you’re guaranteed a set route and fuel along the way. TheLondon Landmarks Half Marathonon March 25th2018 checks those boxes—and brings it to thenext level, taking participants past Big Ben, The Tower of London, and the London Eye as well as quirky and hidden landmarks such as Oscar Wilde’s memorial. To commemorate the special event, for which Equinox is the official fitness and training partner, we’ll be introducing you to our London-based Equinox run crew including personal trainers who specialize in running and even a world-class professional marathoner who coaches novice and elite athletes alike. Take note of their favorite exercises, training strategies, restaurant recommendations, and more.
Last week, we heard fromRory Knight. This week, we’re featuring Jane Vongvorachoti.
Originally hailing from New Hyde Park, New York, Jane Vongvorachoti moved to London to be a Tier 3 trainer at Equinox Kensington. She specializes in coaching runners from novice to elite, at distances from 5K to marathon. She's run seven marathons herself, including at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games (her time was 2:47:27). She believes that running a variety of races of different lengths on different training surfaces is the key to staying strong and healthy as a runner.