"To give anything less then your best is to sacrifice the gift."
-Steve Prefontaine


Running is more than moving your feet faster. It is about challenging yourself. It is about finding yourself and what you are capable of. Ken Chlouber the founder of Leadville 100 said it best, “You are better than you think you are. You can do more than you think you can.”


I have gone through a personal journey with running myself. It started off challenging kids on the playground to a race and has progressed to competing in 100 mile ultra-marathons. To that end, I am committed to use my knowledge and experiences in running to inspire and ultimately have you achieve your goal.​


North Country Trail 50 Mile
North Country Trail 50 Mile

2019 North Country Trail 50 Miler, 3rd Age Group

Indiana Trail 100 Mile
Indiana Trail 100 Mile

Indiana Trail 100 Finisher

2018 Grand Island Trail Marathon
2018 Grand Island Trail Marathon

2018 Grand Island Trail Marathon

North Country Trail 50 Mile
North Country Trail 50 Mile

2019 North Country Trail 50 Miler, 3rd Age Group


RRCA Certified Running Coach

Yoga Alliance RYT-200 Yoga Instructor

Career Highlights

2018 Grand Island Marathon

3rd Age Group

2017 Great Turtle Half Marathon

9th Overall, 1st Age Group​

2017 Great Pumpkin 15k

2nd Overall, 1st Age Group

2017 Blarney Stone 10k

2nd Overall, 1st Age Group​

2016 Battle Creek Half Marathon

2nd Overall, 1st Age Group

2015 DeWitt PHA/MS Half Marathon

2nd Overall, 1st Age Group


Keith is easy to talk to and listens to concerns. He also takes you out of your comfort zone to give you a challenge.

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I won my first female masters overall 5k! Keith helped me take off more than 5 minutes off my 5k time.

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Doesn’t matter if you are new to running, or have been running for years Keith Wallace is definitely the coach to have if you want to safely and effectively improve your running skills and race times.

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I have been wanting to run a marathon for a long time now. I had even begun training programs multiple times to tackle the 26.2 miles but never succeeded until I arrived at Wallace Running.


the process

There is nothing we can’t tackle whether it be running your first 5k or achieve a personal record at a marathon. You will receive an optimized training plan that is customized for you. 

The process starts with an assessment on where you are today and where you want to be. Then an individualized training plan will be constructed to achieve your goal. From there, it’s your commitment and my support to unleash your potential. Simple.

You are being coached from a certified running coach through Road Runners Club of America and a certified RYT-200 yoga instructor through Yoga Alliance. 

Wallace Running is based in Grand Rapids, MI. Nevertheless, coaching can be done remotely.



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An one time individualized plan is generated for you to achieve your goal.

First, we will discuss your training goals and current performance level. Then an individualized plan will be developed. Lastly, we will review this plan together so you can understand the plan, provide any feedback, and any necessary adjustments to the plan can be made.

The plan is yours to follow on your own. Continual support is not provided.

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monthly plan



An individualized plan is drafted in monthly blocks. At the end of the month we will discuss your progress over the past month and then the following month's plan will be developed.

I am available for questions and feedback during the month.




An individualized plan is drafted in bi-weekly blocks. I continuously monitor your progress through out the month adjusting your plan to stay current with your progress.

Throughout the month is an open dialog to continuously support and provide feedback.