About Dr. Jason Karp
Running & Fitness Expert / Exercise Physiologist / Writer & Author / Speaker
Jason Karp is a nationally-recognized running and fitness coach and owner
of RunCoachJason.com. As
one of America’s foremost running experts and the 2011 IDEA Personal
Trainer of the Year, he has
been profiled and interviewed in a number of publications. A rare combination of
education and experience, he holds three degrees in exercise science,
including a Ph.D. in exercise physiology.
A prolific writer, he has more than 200 articles published in numerous international running, coaching, and fitness magazines and scientific journals, is the author of five books, including Running for Women and Running a Marathon For Dummies, and is a frequent speaker at international fitness and coaching conferences.
A former high school and college cross country and track coach, Jason is a nationally-certified running coach through USA Track & Field, has taught USA Track & Field’s highest level coaching certification and elite coaching camps at the Olympic Training Center, and is sponsored by PowerBar and Brooks. He has been a runner since sixth grade and was a member of the United States team at the 2013 World Maccabiah Games in Israel.
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