Coach Ryan Vail

Marathoner Ryan Vail Running Coach

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Coach's Accomplishments

Training Style

I push variety when it comes to training. To be successful, you have to enjoy running, which means changing up workouts, paces, locations, etc. Keep it fresh!

My development has been anchored by consistency and patience. My own coach instilled this in me from day one, and I want to pass along the same lessons.

I want to help runners who are passionate about improving. Improvement may come in the form of faster times, overall well-being, or getting more out of exercise.

Ryan Vail

Train Smarter.
Run Faster.

Personal Coaching

RunDoyen Personal Coaching Gold Tier


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Adaptive Training


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Custom Training


/per month*

All Training Plans Delivered Through Final Surge App

Coaching Services Explained

Coaching Services Comparison


Personal Coaching

RunDoyen Gold Tier
Full Service 1-1 Personal Coaching

$199/ Month

*Monthly Subscription


Adaptive Weekly Training

RunDoyen Silver Tier
Personalized training,
adapted with your progress

$149/ Month

*Monthly Subscription


Custom Training Plan

RunDoyen Bronze Tier
Customized Plan,
Built for Your Race Goal

$19/ Week

*Single Purchase

With any of the 3 coaching services, you’ll begin by completing a training questionnaire, followed by an onboarding consultation with your coach.
All service options include a Final Surge account to access your training through the desktop or the mobile app; included is an option to sync your GPS watch to import your daily runs.
The Bronze-level Custom Training Plan is a one-time purchase based on the number of training weeks you select. After your onboarding consultation, your coach will prescribe all your training at once.
The Silver-level Adaptive Weekly Training is a monthly subscriptionYour coach will prescribe your training on a weekly basis rather than all at once. They will be tracking your workout progress and comments to adapt your training week by week. In addition, you’ll be able to chat with your coach along the way in case you have any questions about workouts.
With Gold-level Personal Coaching, you’ll be upgraded to full communication with your coach, including weekly Zoom or phone calls as needed. During these calls, you’ll share feedback about the prior week’s training and your coach will help prep you for the upcoming week. In addition, your coach will assist with all aspects of race planning, preparation, strategy and recovery.

Ryan Vail

Most runners can be forgiven for letting their minds drift to excuses when conditions get tough or their bodies begin to fatigue, it just so happens that this is when Ryan Vail is at his best.

All running demands intense focus and repetition, none more than the life of an elite marathoner.

All running demands toughness, none more than the world cross country championships.

Having run a 2:10 marathon (5min per mile!) and finished in the top of major marathons from London to Berlin to New York City, Ryan has grown to live, love and excel at the marathon lifestyle.

Having raced for the United States at the World Cross Country Championship, a race many consider the most competitive in the world, on five separate occasions, Ryan has shown that despite the conditions, from thick mud and rain to intense heat and humidity, he always delivers.

Ryan is passionate about bringing what he’s learned about running, preparation and competition from around the world, to athletes of all paces and races.

Having seen it all and risen to the test, Ryan aims to help others love the lifestyle that had given him so much success.