Eric Orton

Elite Level Run Coach

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Elite-Level Run Coach featured in New York Time's Best Selling Book “Born To Run”

Eric Orton's renowned coaching techniques have shown the running world the art of finding your stride. Best-selling author and runner Christopher McDougall took notice. Orton's pioneering influence inspired McDougall to completely transform his own running, write best selling novel “Born to Run” and go from beat down ex-runner to ultramarathoner in just nine months.

Orton is the former director of fitness at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. He is also a certified functional training specialist, a certified sports hypnotist, and has been featured on ESPN and in leading fitness and lifestyle publicaitons such asMen's Health, Esquire, Men's Journal, and Ski Magazine. He's also trained more than 30 different top Ironman triathletes, Boston Marathoners, and Ultra Runners.

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  • One of the world's foremost elite running coaches
  • Profiled in Christopher McDougall's best-selling novel, “Born to Run”
  • Trained more than 30 elite endurance athletes around the world
  • Architect of “America's Best Adventure Workout” - Men's Journal

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