About Our Coach

World-Class Certified Running Coach to Help You Finish Strong

Crossroads Runners is dedicated to preparing you for a successful 26.2 mile journey.

Runners who join us will receive a complimentary 20-week training program with the option to participate virtually or in-person from one of the best-known and highly regarded coaches in the Chicago running community.  With his help, you can train safely and finish strong.


Coach Brendan Cournane

Brendan Cournane is a USATF- and RRCA-certified running coach who has helped more than 5,000 runners reach their marathon goals. He has completed over 100 marathons, including each of the 50 States and all 7 Continents and all 6 World Majors. Brendan has qualified for the Boston Marathon in over a dozen years and has completed Boston 6 times.

You can find out more at Coach Brendan’s website, www.coachbrendan.com