Mark Williams   The Running Plan


Kuala Lumpur



Sport Types

Running, Duathlon, Personal Training, Adventure Racing, High School Cross Country

Preferred Athlete Levels

Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced, Professional


Mark is Co-Founder and Director of The Running Plan, based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Mark raced internationally for Hong Kong between 2002 and 2006 and once held the Hong Kong Half Marathon and 15KM national records. Mark has been coaching athletics and distance running for more than 20 years now and has been constructing programs for runners at all distances between 3KM and 50KM for over 10 years.

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Mark has been actively involved in athletics and distance running now for 30 years. Mark raced internationally for Hong Kong for many years and once held both the Hong Kong Half Marathon and 15K National Records. These days he still enjoys running, although less competitively now he is in the veterans category. Mark has recently retired from Marathon running after 47 marathons, 30 of them run under 2 hours 40 minutes! The reasons for this are mainly due to his commitment to coaching!

Mark won over 180 races across a variety of distances in his running career. Some notable achievements include the following;
o Xterra Malaysia Trail Champion 2013
o Singapore Sundown Marathon Champion 2010 and 2012
o Mens Health Singapore Urbanathlon Runner Up 2010 and 2012
o North Face Singapore 50K Overall Champion 2011and 2012
o Watties Rotorua Redwoods HM Champion 2007
o Auckland Marathon Runner-Up 2006
o Action Asia Sprint Champion Overall Series Winner 2004, 2005
o Adidas King of the Road Asian 10K Championships 3rd 2004
o Taipa HM Champion 2004
o Fila HK HM Champion 2004
o Mizuno HK HM Champion 2004
o HK 10K Champion 2003
o HK XC Champion 2003
o Macau HM Champion 2001

Marathon – 2.31.02
HM – 1.10.02
10K – 31.52
5 Miles – 25.07
5K – 15.01

o Co-Director and Founder of The Running Plan (2016-present)
o Standard Chartered KL Marathon Head Coach (2008-2018)
o Director of F1 Runners KL (2010- 2016)
o Sports Performance (HK) - Fitness co-ordinator 2005 – 2006 (


1-on-1 Coaching, Consultations, Group Coaching, Local Coaching, Remote Coaching, Strength Training, Training Camps, Run Analysis



B-11-3a, Anjali, North Kiara, 5 Jalan 3/61, Bukit Segambut
Kuala Lumpur