Coach Randy Accetta: Randy started the Workout Group in 1997 and has been it's fearless (sometimes frenetic) leader ever since. In his hay day Randy ran for Wesleyan College, spent time running track professionally in Europe, wrote for Runner's World, and ultimately ran a 2:19:25 marathon to qualify for the U.S. Olympic Trials. Currently, Randy is the Director of Coaching Education for the Roadrunner's Club of America (RRCA) and Race Director for the Saguaro Labor Day 8 Miler, Get Moving Tucson Half Marathon & 5k, Sunrise at Old Tucson, Be Tucson Women's 5k, and the Meet Me Downtown 5k Night Run. Randy can also be found running and meeting people at the free running/walking events: Meet Me at Maynard's on Mondays and coming soon, Meet Me Wednesday's at St. Phillip's Plaza.
Coach Tia Accetta: Tia has been taking on more of the coaching responsibilities at WOG as she trains for her goal of running a sub-2:43 marathon and attempts to manage the Accetta household. Tia is an RRCA Certified Coach with 20 years of competitive running experience. She started running with WOG in 2004. Since then, Tia has won the Running Shop Grand Prix (2010 & 2012) and competed as an “elite” athlete in the Chicago, Twin Cities, Cal International and St. Louis Marathons. Tia specializes in writing marathon programs focused on running a BQ or beyond! Contact: email@example.com
Coach Michelle Hawk: Michelle is an RRCA certified coach and an ultra running champion. She's been running and competing since high school. Michelle enjoys hitting the trails and is known for her wisdom, leadership and guidance on group trail running adventures. If you are interested in training for an ultra marathon, ask Michelle! Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Coach Doreen Castillo Davis: Doreen is an RRCA certified coach, SAR board member, and the team "Nana." At age 50, Doreen is a wife, mother, grandmother and competitive runner. After running for 35+ years and qualifying for the Boston Marathon a couple of times, Doreen is happiest now running for fun and fitness. If you have any questions about juggling life and running, ask Doreen! Contact: email@example.com
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