"Everyone is an athlete. But some of us are training, and some of us are not." Dr. George Sheehan, runner/writer/philosopher
Whether you want to run your first 5K, safely return to training after an injury/ childbirth or improve your marathon time, ACT Running can help you reach your goal. Ashley offers training for every level that is sensible, approachable and even fun!
A recreational runner turned coach, Ashley Thompson's approach to running makes the sport accessible to a wide-range of people. Her passion is fostering the love of running and keeping clients injury-free. Ashley's coaching experience includes working with DetermiNation (the American Cancer Society's endurance team), Austin Runners Meetup and Team Footworks (South Miami, Florida). Ashley is the former Recreation Manager at the Ocean Reef Club and was on the Programming Staff at Camp Friendship; vocations that balanced creativity and fitness. As a mother of two, she understands the challenges of fitting exercise into life and appreciates the "attitude adjustment" a good run brings. Most importantly, Ashley is convinced that everyone is an athlete.