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2021 Appearances & Speaking Engagements:

Mark Sullivan speaks to a group of runners and walkers and offers some last minute tips for race day before leading them in a pre-race fun run & walk.

Mark Sullivan serves as marathon course expert and answers participants’ questions about the course at the expo.

For details on any of the appearances or speaking engagements listed, e-mail:

mark@iRuniCoach.com

Mark Sullivan shares stories of his marathon experiences as he speaks at an annual pasta party. 


2021 AACR Philadelphia Marathon Race Weekend

On Friday, November 19, Mark Sullivan will be honored at the Mayor’s Press Conference and Opening Ceremonies as one of the two original Philadelphia Marathon LEGacy Runners.

The press conference and opening ceremonies will take place in the main hall just outside the entrance to the Health & Fitness Expo at the Philadelphia Convention Center, located at 12th & Arch Streets. Times to be announced.

Mark Sullivan will again be serving as course expert at the 2021 Philadelphia Marathon Health & Fitness Expo and will present course overview seminars for the half marathon and full marathon course on Friday, November 19 beginning at 4 p.m., and the full marathon on Saturday, November 20 beginning at 2 p.m.


In addition to his other duties, Mark will once again be running the 2021 Philadelphia Marathon as part of the AACR Runners For Research Team. For more information about this dedicated group of individuals, or to make a donation, click here.

 

Additional 2021 appearances will be posted as scheduled. Please continue to check back for dates and times.

October 2021:

Boston Marathon Race Weekend

There will be multiple opportunities to meet and speak with Mark Sullivan during the 2021 Boston Marathon Weekend.

Mark will be available to answer questions about the Boston or Philadelphia Marathon courses, as well as discuss your training, etc.. Although Mark usually appears at the Philadelphia Marathon booth, Philly will not be displaying at this year’s expo. For exact appearance times and locations. or details about Mark Sullivan’s schedule during 2021 Boston Marathon Weekend and where you can see him, email: mark@irunicoach.com.

JANUARY:

January 21 Episode of “CHILLY CHAT with Coach Mark”

Join Coach Mark Sullivan and host Teresa Baerg on Thursday, January 21 at 7 p.m. for this FREE Facebook Live Event presented by VR PRO Inc., the sponsors of the Chilly Half Marathon in Burlington, Ontario.

This will be the first of a series of podcast-style interviews and Q&A sessions.

Coach Mark will take questions in real time from viewers and will also provide valuable tips and practical advice for runners and walkers.


This broadcast can be viewed live on the Chilly Half Marathon Facebook page (@ChillyHalf) and will eventually be posted on this site’s Media page.

To watch the entire interview now, click here or on the image below.



January 28 Episode of “CHILLY CHAT with Coach Mark”

Join Coach Mark Sullivan with host Teresa Baerg on Thursday evening, January 28 at 7 p.m. for a FREE Injury Prevention Seminar and online Clinic.

This will be the second in a series of podcast-style interviews during which Coach Mark will share his “Rules For The Road” and will take questions in real time from viewers. Coach Mark will also provide valuable tips and practical advice for runners and walkers hoping to reduce their risk of injury.


This broadcasts can be viewed live on the Chilly Half Marathon Facebook page (@ChillyHalf) and will eventually be posted on this site’s Media page.

To watch the entire interview, click here or on the image below.



February 4 Episode of “CHILLY CHAT with Coach Mark”

Join Coach Mark Sullivan along with Chilly Chat host Teresa Baerg on Thursday evening, February 4 at 7 p.m. for a FREE Seminar and online Clinic entitled,”Small Changes, Big Results”

This will be the third live event in a series of podcast-style interviews and with Q&A sessions presented by VR PRO Inc. in which Coach Mark will take questions in real time from viewers and provide valuable tips and practical advice for runners and walkers hoping to improve their fitness.


These broadcasts can be viewed live on the Chilly Half Marathon Facebook page (@ChillyHalf) and will eventually be posted on this site’s Media page.

To watch the entire interview, click here or on the image below.



February 11 Episode of “CHILLY CHAT with Coach Mark”

Join Coach Mark Sullivan along with host Teresa Baerg on Thursday evening, February 11 at 7 p.m. for a FREE Seminar and online Clinic.

This will be the fourth in a series of podcast-style interviews presented by VR PRO Inc. with the theme “Body Shop”. As always, Coach Mark will be taking viewers questions in real time as well providing valuable advice for runners and walkers hoping to improve performance.


These broadcasts can be viewed live on the Chilly Half Marathon Facebook page (@ChillyHalf) and will eventually be posted on this site’s Media page.

To watch the entire interview, click here or on the image below.


 

AUGUST:

AACR Philadelphia Marathon Weekend Training Kick-Off Event

Join Coach Mark Sullivan along with Bart Yasso and the team from Philadelphia Runner on Saturday, August 6 starting at 7 a.m. at the base of the steps in front of the Philadelphia Art Museum for the 2021 AACR Philadelphia Marathon Weekend Kick-Off Training Run. The will be four different measured distances from which to choose including 5K, and 5, 8, or 10 miles. This will also be an official AACR Runners For Research event.

After participating in the run, Coach Mark will stick around all morning to talk with participants and to answer any questions about training for and racing the Philadelphia Marathon, and to share insights about the course.

(More information about this free August 8 event and the AACR can be found on the Philadelphia Marathon web site. Click here.)

 

SEPTEMBER:

Philadelphia Half Marathon Weekend Training Kick-Off Event

On Saturday, September 25, Coach Mark Sullivan and Bart Yasso will be co-hosting the Half Marathon Kick-Off Training Run for 2021 Deitz & Watson Philadelphia Half Marathon and training run for the Philadelphia Marathon. This will also be an official AACR Runners For Research event.

As always, Mark will answer any questions about training for and/or racing the Philadelphia Half Marathon, and will share insights about the course.

 

Coach Mark Sullivan speaks to runners and walkers after a kick-off run for the Philadelphia Marathon.

Mark addresses a group of runners (including Marathon Legend, Bill Rogers) before leading them in a short pre-marathon shake out run.