Intro to the Some Work, All Play Philosophy

Coaches David and Megan with their dog Addie.

DEAR BADASS

We are so excited that you are considering running with us! One thing we can guarantee—it will be an adventure. Check out the links at the right for coaching philosophy and how to become a part of the Some Work, All Play team. See below for the rigorous athlete requirements, you must have 2 of 3, though it's negotiable :)


PRO/ELITE TEAM MEMBERS


This list is constantly evolving, but we are very lucky to coach some of the best runners in the sport through SWAP. Current team members include:
  • Megan Roche (4-time national champion, 2016 US Trail Runner of the Year) (coached by David)
  • David Roche (2-time national champion, 3-time member of Team USA) (coached by Megan)
  • Clare Gallagher (Leadville 100 champ)
  • Sabrina Little (multiple-time national champion and member of Team USA)
  • Hillary Allen (international Skyrunning champion, 3rd at Transvulcania)
  • Zach Ornelas (US 50k champion, US Mountain Running Team member)
  • Amelia Boone (World's Toughest Mudder Champion, 2nd at SOB 100k)
  • Sarah Keyes (US Female Skyrunning Champion for 2016)
  • Scott Trummer (1st at American River 50, 3rd at Way too Cool 50k)
  • Jeanne Cooper (2:35 marathon)
  • Cat Bradley (course record at Rio Del Lago 100 Miler, Canyons 100k winner)
  • Ryan Kaiser (5th at 2016 Hardrock 100; 2nd at Sean O'Brien 100k)
  • Bethany Patterson (7th at Western States 100)
  • Kristina Pattison (top-5 at Skyrunner Ultra World Series)
  • Keely Henninger (Transrockies winner, 2nd at Way Too Cool 50k, Team USA for World Trail Champs)
  • Liza Howard (2nd fastest trail 100 on US soil)
  • Amy Ruzieki (top-10 US ultrarunner multiple years)
  • Nicole Mericle (2nd at OCR World Championships)
  • Emily Gordon (2:39 marathon, Superior 50k course record)
  • Rod Bien (winner of many of the biggest trail races in US)
  • Andrew Skurka (National Geographic Adventurer of the Year, 2nd at Leadville 100)
  • Meg Mackensie (South African trail champion, Salomon athlete)
  • Yvonne Naughton (Team Ireland for 24-hour World Championships)
  • Kathryn Drew (qualified for Team Canada IAU World Trail Champs)
  • Jesse Booi (qualified for Team Canada IAU World Trail Champs)
  • Trisha Steidl (3-time winner of Seattle Marathon)
  • Mark Tatum (top-10 at Dipsea race, multiple-time 50+ national champion)
  • Asher Henry (16:15 5k, course record at Woodside Ramble)
  • Emily Kraus (CR at Sean O'Brien 50k)
  • Noah Brautigam (CR at North Face Utah 50k, 4th at Power of Four 50k)
  • Laura Tabor (winner of Dirty 30 50k, 2nd at US Marathon Trail Champs)
  • Gavin Coombs (CRs at Table Rock 50k and Pilot Mountain 50 Miler)
  • Coree Woltering (5:30 50-miler)
  • David Kilgore (14:20 5k)
  • Bret Scofield (a top-placing American female at Bay to Breakers road race, 2:55 marathon, 2nd at La Sportiva Table Rock 30k)
  • Steve Tucker (winner of North Face 50 DC)
  • Nikki LaRochelle (US Skimo team member)
  • Nate Bonham (winner of Rothrock Trail Challenge)
  • Jess Gibby (winner of lots of trail races, including Big Basin Marathon)
  • Nicole Meyer (CRs at Pacifica Trail Race, Rodeo Valley Trail Race, and others)
  • David Stango (winner of North Face 50 MA)
  • April Boultbee (7th fastest 24-hour time in North America, Team Canada for 24-hour world champs)
  • Scott Gall (multiple-time member of US Mountain Running Team)
  • Robin Young (2nd at Cuyamaca 100k)
  • Sydney Running (2nd at Sean O'Brien 50k)
  • Stephanie Wuerth (1st at Woodside 50k)
  • Charlotte Dequeker (1st at Great New York 100 Mile)
  • Tory Sholz (1st at Whistler 50 Mile)
  • Nico Barraza (1st at Javelina 100k)
  • Liza Ershova (1st at Istria 108k)
  • Nancy Thomas (2nd 45+ at US Cross Country Championships, 18:15 5k at age 47)
  • Elizabeth Scott (XTERRA Socal Champion)
  • Charlotte Paul (2-time Ironman Champion)
  • Josh Zielinski (winner of Pacific Northwest Ultra Series)
And many more! Plus lots of normal people looking to get faster and have fun.

ATHLETE REQUIREMENTS

1. Be Cool.
2. Have Fun.
3. Update your log daily.


COACHING DETAILS

1. The coaching is full-service and personalized, with daily training updates, online chats, and advice
2. The coaching is responsive to your needs and your life.
3.  The coaching aims to make you a happy, fulfilled athlete.

THE NUMBERS

1. What you get: personalized planning, discussion, and advice/suggestions
2.  What you pay: $110/month (if this is a hurdle, let me know--people on SWAP pay varying amounts based on their income with some paying none at all, and we never let inability to pay get in the way if we are a good fit. We cannot emphasize this enough: please contact us even if you cannot pay full price)
3. What you’ll have: 1000 units fun and adventure. Guaranteed. Cancel anytime.
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