• Nate Helming
  • Nate Helming

    Co-Founded The Run Experience with the goal of reaching a broader audience of runners and outdoor enthusiasts who want to be able to run and enjoy the outdoors and remain injury-free. He has helped athletes finish their first races, conquer new distances, overcome pre-existing injuries, set new PRs, reach the podium, and qualify for national and world level events. Nate Helming is based in San Francisco and in addition to coaching runners and triathletes of all levels, he trains Olympic level cyclists, professional triathletes, elite mountain bikers, and national-level ultra runners on strength and mobility. Nate has traveled around the world to speak about better strength training for endurance athletes, and regularly publishes videos and articles on how runners can do it better! You can visit him in person in San Francisco for one of his classes or one-on-one sessions.

    Certifications: USA Triathlon I, CPR/First Aide, Cross Fit I, CrossFit Mobility, CrossFit Endurance, Carl Paoli’s Free Style connections.

  • Craig Dos Santos
  • Craig Dos Santos

    Co-Founded The Run Experience with Nate and has been a long time endurance athlete and entrepreneur. He ran Division I Track and Field (specializing in the 3000m Steeplechase) and Cross Country at Rice University in Houston. He has run most of the large US marathons, including 3 Boston marathons and completed his first Ironman triathlon in 10:51:51. He continues to train and stay active in San Francisco, where he enjoys biking, running, lifting and playing the guitar.

  • Kirk Warner
  • Kirk Warner

    Kirk Warner is a run, triathlon, and strength coach based in Boulder, Colorado. He competed for many years on the Junior Elite triathlon circuit and afterwards for the University of Colorado Triathlon team. Now he spends his time running, fishing, skiing, backpacking and coaching. He specializes in strength and conditioning for endurance athletes of all stripes and runs a program for endurance athletes at CrossFit Roots in Boulder, Colorado (Go Buffs!).

    Kirk believes that we can do a much better job with strength training in the endurance world and has made it his goal! Drop in to one of his classes at CrossFit Roots if you would like to meet him in person!!!

    Education/Training: BA in Integrative Physiology from CU Boulder, CrossFit Level 2 Trainer, CrossFit Endurance, CrossFit Endurance Cycling, CrossFit Kids.

  • Holly Martin
  • Holly Martin

    Holly is a personal fitness trainer and professional contemporary ballet dancer in San Francisco, CA. Though originally from Northern Virginia, for her undergrad Holly chose Utah (go Utes!) for its renowned BFA Ballet Performance program. During her time there she discovered Utah’s unparalleled hiking and running trails, she had become an avid trail runner by the time she’d left.

    Holly’s latest pursuits in the personal training industry have been some of the most rewarding yet. She believes that anyone is capable of change. Self motivation and the ability to work hard can be taught and procured with consistent direction and accountability. When she isn’t in rehearsal or performing, in the gym with or without her clients, she’s without a doubt running up any trail she can find…just as long as there’s a view of the Golden Gate Bridge 🙂

    Holly is always excited to meet and work with new athletes of all abilities! Shoot her a message if you’re in the Bay Area and looking to amp up your running 1-on-1!

  • Dr.Kyle Bowling
  • Dr.Kyle Bowling

    Dr. Kyle Bowling specializes in providing “runner specific” healthcare. Throughout his experience, he has treated and advised runners of all levels from the elite professional to weekend warrior.

    Dr. Bowling’s treatment philosophy utilizes evidence based techniques and compassionate patient care. A competitive runner himself, he believes his combination of personal and clinical experience allows him to truly relate with and treat runners at the highest level.

    Kyle received his bachelor’s degree from The University of Louisville, majoring in exercise physiology and sports medicine. While at UofL, Dr. Bowling competed on the Track & Field and Cross Country teams. After graduating from UofL, Dr. Bowling received his doctorate degree from Palmer College of Chiropractic Florida.

  • Elizabeth Inpyn
  • Elizabeth Inpyn

    Elizabeth Inpyn is sports performance nutritionist based in San Francisco, California. She is a former NCAA Division 1 swimmer and water polo player. The long-distance triathlon bug bit her about 8 years ago and she hasn’t looked back since. Combining her love of endurance sports and nutrition she specializes in helping athletes of all levels learn how to use food for improved performance and recovery. 

    When not swimbikerunning, you can find Elizabeth taste-testing new recipes in her kitchen, analyzing lab & race results from her coached athletes or traveling to training camps where she consults with some of the best athletes in the world, creating their meal and supplement plans. 

    Education/Training: BA Chemistry, ME Education, MS Sports Performance Nutrition, Holistic Nutrition Certification. 

  • Rachel Young
  • Rachel Young

    Rachel grew up in Utah with a lifelong appreciation for the outdoors.  While never considering herself an athlete, she always stayed active doing the things she loves: hiking, biking, and camping.  She came to running after having a family and deciding she needed to make more time for her health and be a better model for her young kids.  Starting with just 5 minutes at a time, thanks to The Run Experience programs and the online community it created, she is now an avid trail and endurance runner, with running friends all over the world.  She now resides in Reno where she takes to the trails around Lake Tahoe to train and race.  When she’s not running you can catch her playing with her boys, working in a water chemistry lab, swimming in the lake, or writing blog posts for TRE. 

  • Dan Nestor
  • Dan Nestor

    Dan joined TRE to run our social media presence on Instagram. He’s an accomplished runner and coach who’s still competitive and races with Rabbit Running.

    He ran track for Columbia University and now lives and works in Boulder, Colorado.

  • Lee Beem
  • Lee Beem

    No stranger to the fitness world and a former gym rat, Lee has always been very active. She started running in her 40’s, quite unintentionally and very quickly developed a passion for longer distances and hard surfaces. Long runs on concrete and asphalt long before the sun comes up are just part of her daily routine.
    Lee has come to love the marathon distance, with training being a bigger draw than the race itself. While she loves the challenge of training, she sees the race as a day to celebrate the hard work and make new friends on the course. It’s all about the people.

  • Jeff Loope
  • Jeff Loope

    Jeff Loope is a photographer and video editor living in Virginia. Jeff’s work has been displayed in galleries in New York, Los Angeles, Washington DC, London, and Budapest. His fine art photographs also hang in the private collections of many top cigar makers including Carlito Fuente, Pepin Garcia, Jorge Padron, Rocky Patel, William Paley, and Glen Case. In 2015, Jeff’s work was included in the publication, “Rich Community: An Anthology of Appalachian Photographers”.

  • Nora
  • Nora

    Nora dog is our fearless mascot, who accompanies us in the office, on filming days and of course on runs. 🙂

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