Next Conference is April 26-29, 2017 in San Luis Obispo, CA. Click here to Register today!

2017 Health Running Conference  hosted by Race SLO & the City of San Luis Obispo

Author, The Triathlete's Guide to Run Training

Ken specializes in exercise physiology with an emphasis in nutrition, biology and psychology. He is an ITU World Champion (2-time gold medalist and 2-time silver medalist, physically challenged division) and 1996 Olympic Torchbearer. Ken was the USAT Mid Atlantic Region Athlete Development Coordinator, 2002-2003 and Director of Training, Joe Friel's Ultrafit, 2002-2004. He has provided business coaching and technical instruction to 36 coaching businesses, including:

  • Event Director, Joe Friel International Coaches Symposium, 2003 and 2004
  • Trained and Certified U.S. Air Force Instructors in Evolution Running Technique
  • Instructor, USAT Coaches Certification Courses
  • Developed coach instruction modules, which provided CEUs for USA Triathlon and USA Cycling Certified Coaches.
  • Conducted or Supervised over 8,900 VO2 Max, Aerobic Threshold, and Lactate Threshold Tests
  • Published 40+ articles in international magazines Inside Triathlon and Velo News 
  • Producer, Evolution Running: Run Faster with Fewer Injuries DVD
  • Author, Evolution Running: Run Faster and Farther Without Injury (due out 2016)
  • Producer, Lean for a Lifetime: An Athletes Guide to Losing the Last Ten Pounds DVD (due out 2015)
  • Author, Lean for a Lifetime: An Athletes Guide to Losing the Last Ten Pounds (due out 2015)


Client Results:

  • Won 9 World Championships and 29 National Championships
  • 4 Hawaii Ironman Podium Finishers
  • Multiple Ironman Age Group Course Records


Fitness Concepts Coaching and testing for runners and triathletes
Evolution Running Running technique 
VO2 Max Testing centers
Lean For a Lifetime Body-fat reduction for athletes

Ken Mierke BS