Meet our Coaches

Jeff Kirk

Lesley Burke

Hello! 

We have been active in the sport of running and triathlon for many years, and are very passionate about these activities.  The proper training to support these activites, along with proper nutrition and rest, will promote wonderful improvements in health and fitness.  Our purpose is to provide assistance in the form of coaching and training guidance to help you succeed with a healthy lifestyle.   

 

Please see our bios to learn more about us.

 

Lesley Burke

Running History & Awards

  • 2 Time Boston Marathoner

  • 2 Time 70.3 World Championship participant

  • 2 Time Full Ironman Finisher

"Surround yourself with people who believe in you, who can help you get better, and who can help you stay accountable to your mission.  Run Happy!!"

Education & Certifications

  • B.S in Kinesiology from Texas A&M University

  • Jack Daniels VDot Certification

  • Lifetime Fitness National Run Coach

  • USAT Level 1 Coaching Certification

  • RRCA Level 1 Coaching Certification

Other

  • Hoka OneOne Flyer/Ambassador

  • Successful swim lesson business teaching over 130 kids to swim each summer -mansfieldswimstars.com

  • 12 years as the Run Club Director for students at her school helping them learn to run or compete in local 5K's

 

Jeff Kirk

Education & Certifications

  • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from New Mexico State University (1983)

  • Master of Science Mechanical Engineering from University of Texas at Arlington (2005)

  • Jack Daniels VDot Certification

  • RRCA Level 1 Coaching Certification

Running History & Awards

  • 9-time Boston Marathon Finisher (2019 - 11th Place in Age Group)

  • 4-time Ultra Marathon Finisher

  • 28-time Marathon Finisher

  • Ironman Florida Finisher (2015)

  • Ironman Arizona Finisher (2017)