Mark Tickner
Mark Tickner The Endurance Club
Mark Tickner
Mark Tickner The Endurance Club

Richmond, VA , United States



Sport Types
  • Triathlon
  • Road Cycling
  • Running
  • Mountain Biking
  • Cyclocross
  • Duathlon
  • Swimming
  • Personal Training
  • Adventure Racing
  • 1-on-1 Coaching
  • Group Coaching
  • Local Coaching
  • Remote Coaching
  • Strength Training
  • Training Camps
  • Run Analysis
Athlete Requirements
All athletes must be able to communicate through email or skype / facetime / whatsapp / texts and if possible upload training data to TrainingPeaks for analysis.
Meet Your Coach
Mark Tickner
Mark Tickner The Endurance Club
Richmond, VA United States 23223
Coach Bio

The Endurance Club is dedicated in helping all levers of triathletes, road racers, sportive riders, duathletes, runners, ultra marathon runners and endurance athletes the chance to realise their goals.
Our coaching methods vary depending on the athletes experience and ability and why each program is bespoke and tailored to each athlete and around their lifestyle and goals. As such training plans are fully customisable and flexible as we understand things change in your life at short notice.

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I am owner / head coach of The Endurance Club and have been racing triathlons since 1990 worldwide to an elite level. I raced many World Triathlon Championships from Olympic to the Ironman, and on 3 occasions I qualified at the ITU age group World Olympic, WTC Ironman 70.3 and Ironman World Championships within the same year (one of only a handful of athletes to do so in 1 year). I was the fastest British finisher overall (including all professional athletes) at the Ironman World Championships in Kona, Hawaii in 2004.

I have a PB of 50mins in a sprint triathlon (750m / 20k / 5k), Olympic (non-drafting) in 1:54min, 70.3 in 4:04hr, and Ironman in 9:15hr.

I raced 100's of running races (5km in 15:30, 10k in 33:03, 1/2 marathon in 1:12hr, marathon in 2:38min, 55km ultra trail hilly marathon in 4:45min (2nd overall)).

I am full time endurance coach since 1999 and was the Head Coach for Horsham Amphibians Triathlon in West Sussex, UK and am an Elite Coach with Peaks Coaching Group.

I use a variety of periodised training methods and many of my athletes use training tools like a power meter, heart rate monitor, GPS monitor, and some use no 'gadgets' at all. I work with what you have available to deliver cutting edge bespoke training programs that work around your lifestyle!

I am a master trainer for TEAM ICG® at LifeFitness and was a Master Instructor for Spinning® in 2002-2018 educating instructors and presenting worldwide.

I live in Richmond, VA, USA with my wife Vivian.

Preferred Athlete Levels
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced, Professional
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Richmond, VA
United States