About Randy

Randy Ashley is a 2-time Olympic Marathon Trials Qualifier (1996, 2000). He grew up in Macon and Clayton County, GA. and ran at Riverdale High School for Coach Richard Westbrook. At Riverdale he won the Georgia  4A 1mile and 2 mile State track titles.

Randy's career running highlights include:

1996 & 2000- US Olympic Marathon Trials participant

1999 - 4th place at the U.S. Marathon Championships, Pittsburgh Marathon

1999 - 1st place at the Naples Half-Marathon                         PR 1:05:10 

 1997 - 2nd place at Boston Twilight 10000m                         PR 29:07.23 

 1997 - 4th place at the Penn Relays 10000m                         debut track 29:19 

 1984 - Georgia High School State 1 mile & 2 mile champion under Coach Richard Westbrook

Randy's PRs

Mile                  4:08
5k                     14:15
8k                     23:35
10k                   29:07
1/2m                 65:10
Marathon         2:19:23 

"A runner must run with dreams in his heart."
– Emil Zatopek

Meet Randy



Since the early 1990's, Randy Ashley has emerged as a leading running coach for competitive runners of all ages in the Southeast and beyond. From his personal experience as Georgia’s top high school middle distance runner to qualifying for 2 Olympic Marathon Trials, Randy has the knowledge, passion, and track record to provide customized training programs to help clients simplify training, improve times, and train healthier.

 Because everyone’s body, history, goals, and schedules widely vary, Randy develops individualized training plans based on the specific needs of each athlete. Learning to train smarter instead of simply running harder, with Randy's uniquely developed training plans (honed over the past 20 years) takes the guesswork out of your training, and delivers results.

 Inspiring, understanding, caring, flexible, creative, & motivating are some of the adjectives clients most commonly used to describe Randy.

My coaching focus is to help runners train smarter to reach their goals.

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