Running Foundations Course

Front Runner Academy



We welcome coaches (Running & Triathlon) and health professionals to join us for our Running Foundations Certification in April/May 2019.

The certification targets those providers seeking to enhance their knowledge and proficiency in the management of recreational to advanced long distance runners. Our Running Foundations Certification will provide you with a diverse range of targeted technical and practical learning experiences with attendees achieving a Front Runner Academy Foundations Certification on the successful completion of each module, including assessment.


Why Front Runner Academy:

  • One of Australia’s most experienced recreational running coaching providers
  • IAAF Coaching Facilitator (International Association of Athletics Federation)
  • Athletics Australia Coaching Facilitators
  • Official Coaching and Physiotherapy provider to Athletics WA
  • Official Running Biomechanics provider to Triathlon WA


Your L1 presenters:

  • Ben Green: B.Sc (Hons) Exercise & Health, L4 IAAF Distance Coach, L3 IAAF Lecturer
  • Zac Born: B.Sc (Hons) Exercise & Health, L1 ASCA, L2 AA Sprints Coach

The Running Foundations Certification will contain four modules:

  • Day 1 Sunday April 14th 
  1. Aerobic Training Zones & Physiology for Runners (9am – 12pm)
  2. Developing a Training Plan (1pm – 4pm)
  • Day 2 Sunday May 5th
  1. Running Biomechanics & Footwear (9am – 12pm)
  2. Strength & Conditioning for Runners (1pm – 4pm)


What do you receive?

  • PDF course workbook specific to each module
  • Take-home assessment with individual feedback from the Front Runner Academy coaches*
  • Small group class (6 max) to ensure your learning and experience is maximised on the day

*Each module will contain a take home assessment, with members having the opportunity for a free 30min follow up meeting with the Front Runner Academy (in person or phone call) within 1 month of Day 1 & 2 (2 x modules each meeting) for individual feedback.



  • Location: meet at Front Runner Sports, 2/182-184 Harborne St, Wembley
  • Time: sign in from 8.45am, Module 1 9am – 12pm, Module 2 1 – 4pm
  • Attendance: max. 6 attendees per day
  • Cost: $399 for 2days (four modules)
  • What to bring: exercise gear for active involvement (running and gym), towel & water bottle. Morning & afternoon tea will also be provided




If you have any queries, please email Coach Ben Green

Running Regards,

Front Runner Academy