jennyCoach Jenny Hadfield was born to teach, and her passion has helped countless people cross the finish line.

Jenny is the co-author of the best-selling Marathoning for Mortals, and the Running for Mortals book series. As a columnist for and Women’s Running Magazine, Coach Jenny has trained thousands of runners and walkers like you with her training plans (below) and guidance.

She is perhaps best known among her long-time supporters for the “Ask Coach Jenny” brand, which empowers individuals of all experience levels to improve their running performance and train more effectively for their next event by asking specific questions and getting real answers. 

Ask Coach Jenny a question every week on the Hospital Hill Run Facebook page.

You can follow her on Twitter and at the Ask Coach Jenny Facebook page.

For each event there are four training schedules available. There is a Run/Walk program for those who are new to running or have not worked out in a while, a Novice Run program, an Intermediate Run program and an Advanced Run program.

Training Log - Use the Training Log to help you reach your goal:

Training 101

Training Plans

Half Marathon


UMKC School of Medicine 5K


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