Hi! My name is Janell. 

Janell ran competitively in High School and college. Janell started began coaching boys and girls high school cross country in 2008 .  She loves working with kids and remembers her times on the cross country team as some of the best parts of her high school career. For the last 10 year she has coached middle school and high school teams.  Including a large number of athletes who have gone on to lead very successful collegiate and semi professional careers.  She has coached a range of athletes from high school cross country to Boston Qualifying marathoners. Janell take great pride in being an active member in the KC running community .

I am an avid runner, teacher and coach.  I married the love of my life and together we have the cutest daughter.  Communication is the foundations of a working coach-athletes relationship.  Janell is available through email, phone, fb messenger and in person through out your customized programming. As a busy working mom and competitive runner I can understand the stresses that come along during a training cycle and I will work with your to get the maximum benefits for your time. Training smarter! I absolutely love running. I love the journey of self discovery that every training cycle brings. I have fallen in love with running community and have made the best life long friends.

Personal Records

5000m (track) – 17:50 Feb 2018 @ Gorilla Classic

5k- 17:56 Feb 2016 @ Kick off 5k

10k-36:45March 2017 @ Great Plains Kansas City

Half Marathon-1:22:36 April 2018@ Rock the Parkway

Full Marathon-3:00:59 April 2017 @ Boston Marathon


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