New Year. New PR.
Wenatchee Marathon, ½ Marathon and 10k Run
ALL ABILITIES AND LEVELS OF EXPERIENCE WELCOME!
Shooting for a Personal Best OR finishing your first one? This group will get you there!
The group atmosphere is sure to keep you moving towards your goal with guided
progression, motivation and FUN! Training is based on individual heart rate zones
and/or level of exertion, making it possible to meet individual goals while training in a
There will be separate groups for each distance – Marathon, ½ Marathon and 10k.
What does the group include?
- Daily workouts provided weekly (2 weeks in advance)
- 1 in-person running technique/drill session (as a group, not one-on-one)
- 1 in-person core strength/stability session (as a group)
- Bi-Weekly Mental Skills Training exercises
- Closed Facebook group for communication and camaraderie
- Tuesday runs will be “speed” days, transitioning to participate in the track workouts as soon as possible, shooting for March 4th.
- Thursday runs will incorporate the Run Wenatchee run as the workout
Training starts January 27th thru April 19th
Led by Running and Triathlon Coach, Sarah Barkley of SET Coaching
Sarah Barkley, Coach
USAT, Level 1 Certified Coach
With a solid career in competitive track and field under her race belt, Sarah turned her
attention to triathlon and quickly gained a reputation as a fierce competitor on the national and
Sarah earned her early athletic stripes running on scholarship at the University of Montana. A
sprint and hurdle specialist, she podiumed at the Big Sky Conference Championships, setting
a school record as part of a distance medley and 4×400 relays. After college, she channeled
the same focus and commitment that brought her college success to the sport of triathlon.
\As a triathlete, Sarah has achieved USAT All-American status for the past three years,
received the coveted Best Overall Female Triathlete designation from TriNW in 2011, and
took top honors as the Overall Olympic Distance Champion in 2010 and 2008.
In 2009 and 2011 Sarah represented Team USA at the ITU Age Group Olympic World
Championships, placing as the third American in her age group, and in 2012 and 2013
qualified and raced at the Ironman 70.3 World Championship in Las Vegas, placing 2nd in her
age group in 2013 and 25th overall female.
She got her first taste of coaching as a Track and Field Coach at Wenatchee High School,
and like her athletic career, turned her coaching focus to triathlon. Sarah is a USA Triathlon
Level 1 Coach, and an American Council on Exercise Certified Personal Trainer. When asked
to join the SET Coaching team, Sarah jumped at the opportunity to share the physical and
mental training techniques learned during an impressive racing career with clients.
Sarah shares her talent and experience with aspiring and accomplished runners, triathletes,
and cyclists, to help them achieve results greater than previously imagined. Her coaching
philosophy is a mixture of equal parts increased athletic performance, maintaining healthy life
balance, and injury prevention.