Mark Perry   Optimal Running

Coaching For Endurance Runners looking to improve performance at 5k, 10k, Half Marathon and Marathon


At OPTIMAL RUNNING we help endurance runners improve performance at all levels, including goals for any 5k, 10k, Half Marathon and Marathon races.

Owner and Head Coach is Mark Perry also known as 'CoachP'. Mark holds a UK Athletics Level Two 'Coach in Running Fitness' qualification, supporting all road, trail and cross-country(XC) running.
Having been an active runner and triathlete for many years, taking up coaching was a logical next step. Starting at local running club level, he coached a wide range of athletes, achieving success in local and regional running leagues and competitions.
Moving forward to 2013, Mark started Optimal Running, a natural progression from amateur to professional coaching. He now works predominantly as an online coach, developing runners in all aspects of the sport.

Optimal training philosophy is built on the work of proven coaches, athletes,sports scientists plus personal knowledge and experience in the sport. Using a systematic approach, we develop individually focused training plans that work for you.


United Kingdom

Preferred Athlete Levels

Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced


1-on-1 Coaching, Consultations, Group Coaching, Local Coaching, Remote Coaching

Sport Types





United Kingdom
LE67 2DF