|Gary with his niece Teagan who suffers from Rett Syndrome|
Team GP2C welcomes Gary Stolz! Gary was a coach for Team in Training for 5+ years, coaching new runners in half and full marathons. He has coached about 800-1000 people, most of whom were doing their first half or full marathon. Prior to coaching, he was a professional distance runner for over eight years. Gary has competed in three Olympic Trials, 20+ national championships, placed as high as 2nd in the US and 22nd at the world championships, won the Long Beach Marathon in 1999, placed 7th at the Olympic Trials in 2000, and was sponsored by Nike for eight years.
Gary will be posting tips on this page as well as be available to answer questions for our runners through the comments section here and also on our Team GP2C Facebook page.