Marc is an accomplished distance runner from Southern New Jersey. At the high school level, he was a Meet of Champions winner in cross country and the outdoor 1600. He ran for Villanova University, competing in the 800 through 5k, and cross country. He is a Big East champion in cross country and the indoor Distance Medley Relay. After college, Marc completed his eligibility at George Mason where he received his Masters degree in Health Communication.
Marc has been coaching online since 2010 and has helped many athletes achieve tremendous results. TrainWithMarc athletes have competed in the prestigious ING New York City marathon and the Philadelphia marathon. TrainWithMarc athletes race in 5k's, 10k's, and half marathons. His runners have also competed in Obstacle Races. Athletes range in ability from first time runners to aspiring Olympic Trials Qualifiers. TWM new runners have seen marked improvements and have met numerous personal bests.
Marc is also an assistant coach at Cherokee High School, in Marlton, NJ. As an assistant coach, he is responsible for the middle and long distance runners. In 2011, Marc helped coach the Cherokee team to 5 championships: SJ Shoot Out, Division, County, Conference, and Group 4 Sectionals.
Currently, Marc trains post-collegiately for the Brooks Haddonfield Running Company team and is trying to attain an Olympic Trials standard in the 5k, 10k or Marathon. He also runs numerous local and regional road races. His latest finish was a 49th place (out of more than 15,000) run in the 2010 Philadelphia Rock 'n' Roll Half Marathon with a time of 1:10:19.
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