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Meet the Coaches

Based in Toronto, Marathon Dynamics Inc. has guided thousands of runners since 1997.  Its instructors and coaches are professional, supportive and helpful.

  • Running Clinic Instructor to thousands of runners at all levels for 20+ years
  • NCCP-Certified Running Coach with 20+ years experience coaching runners at every level
  • Creator of MDI's copyrighted Customized Training Plan software, and designer of thousands of Customized Running Plans
  • Competitive runner for 30+ years with Personal Bests of 30:54 (10K), 1:12 (Half Marathon) & 2:42 (Marathon, 42 yrs old)
  • 2010 Ontario Masters 5K Champion

  • 2011 Ontario Masters 10K Champion

  • 2011 Ontario Masters Marathon Champion

  • 2012 Canadian Masters Half Marathon Bronze Medalist

  • 2013 Ontario Masters Half Marathon Champion

  • 2014 Ontario Masters 15K Champion

  • 2014 Ontario Masters 1500m Champion

  • 2015 Ontario Masters Half Marathon Champion

  • 2015 Ontario Masters 30K Champion

  • 2015 Canada Running Series - 2nd Overall Master

  • 2016 Canada Running Series National Masters Champion

  • Popular media appearances, as seen on TSN, Life Network, Rogers Cable, and CFTO, read in Globe & Mail and National Post, and heard on CFRB Radio
  • Special Skills Extra Role in ESPN's film "Four Minutes" (story of Roger Bannister's breaking 4 minute mile)
  • Cross Trainer "extraordinaire"--dubbed "Mr. Transition" for his experience and devotion to all forms of "other" activity to support his "true love" (other than his wife Sherri and son Sebastian!)...running
  • Accomplished Duathlete & Inline Speedskater (one of Canada's top inline skate marathoners 2002-2006), and "overly" experienced water runner, elliptical trainer, life cycler, recumbent cycler, stair climber, strength trainer, hockey player, rower, golfer, dancer and yes, even juggler!
  • Running & Fitness speaker at numerous race expos & corporate seminars

    Recent Racing Highlights:


1st Master Montreal Half Marathon 2016 - 1:14

1st Master Toronto Sporting Life 10K 2016 - 33:40

1st 45-49 – Waterfront Half Marathon 2015 - 1:16

1st Master - Toronto 10 Miler 2015 - 57:04 (2nd overall)

1st Master – Chilly Half Marathon 2015 – 1:14

2nd Master – Around The Bay 30K 2015 – 1:48

2nd Master – Boxing Day 10 Miler 2014 - 55:39

3rd Master - Toronto Waterfront Half Marathon 2014 - 1:14

Top Master - Bread 'n Honey 15K 2014 - 53:05 (6th overall)
1st 40-45 - Yonge Street 10K 2014 - 32:59
3rd Master - Harry's Spring Run Off 8K 2014 - 27:56
Top Master - Boxing Day 10 Miler 2013 - 56:01 (9th overall)
Top Master - Goodlife Toronto Half Marathon 2013 - 1:15 (5th overall)
3rd Master - Canadian Half Marathon Championships 2012 - 1:13
6th Master - Yonge Street 10K 2012 - 32:46
3rd Canadian Master - Toronto Waterfront Marathon 2011 - 2:42

Our Motto
Kevin Smith  

Kev Close Up

The Mind leads the Body
2015 Ontario Masters 30K Champ (1:48 Around The Bay)  
Kev at ATB 2015

  • Enjoys running anything from 5km to half marathon distance
  • Recent love affair with trail running, cycling and duathlons
  • Personal bests include 1:18ish (1/2marathon); sub 35min (10km); and 17:30ish (5km); highlight was running the World Mountain Running Championships for team Canada
  • Proud mommy to 5 year old daughter Sophia and 2 year old son Dominic
  • Loves baking, eating, and discovering new red wines!

At World Mountain Running Champs  
Jenn F trail running

The small and unexpected achievements...and the curiosity for more is what inspires me to run.
Jennifer Faraone  
Jenn F

  • Running for several years, with 8 marathons to his credit (2:34 Personal Best), 6 Around The Bay 30Ks (1:34 PB), and more than a dozen half marathons (PB 1:12), member of Black Lungs competitive running team
  • Like many people, Dan started running to lose take greater control of his body, his health and his overall well-being. Now, Dan runs primarily for self-improvement, competition, and camaraderie.
  • Editor for Canadian Race Guide of Canadian Running magazine
  • When he's not running, training or racing, Dan can be found playing in the park with his four-legged friend Charlie; trading sheep for brick in a game of 'Catan' or drinking his favourite Ontario craft beers.

Dan Way  
Dan W

Be proud of your running, of yourself, in a humble way.
Run This Way  
Dan W run

  • has been running competively & recreationally, on/off, age 14 - present
  • Canadian Record holder at:
        3000m indoor 7:45.58 (1996-2007)
        5000m indoor 13:25.87 (#2 World)(1997-2014)
  • Two time Canadian national cross country champion (12k--'95 & '96)
  • 1996 Canadian National 5k and 10k champion (and 1998 10K Road Champion)
  • Member of five Canadian National Senior teams in track and x-country
  • Multiple NCAA Champiion, 10 time All American
  • These days he tends to his young family and works in the technology sector.

Jason Bunston  
Jason Bunston

Bunston Burner!  
 Jason Bunston

  • 2014 winner of the Brooklyn marathon
  • Two time master champion - Toronto Waterfront half marathon
  • Two time master champion - Toronto Goodlife half marathon
  • Overall winner of 5 peaks trail running series Ontario
  • 12 Boston marathons including a 2:42:12 in 2014 - 6th in age
  • 1:13:19 half marathon at waterfront - unofficial all-time canadian age group record
  • 1:46:12 at the Around the Bay 30 k
  • Overall winner - Peterborough Half Marathon
  • 2nd master at 2014 sporting life 10 k - 33:54
  • Other interests include: race directing, pool running, cycling & family time

Lawrence Warriner  
Lawrence Warriner Headshot

Hitting The Trails!  
Lawrence Warriner

  • a competitive runner for 24 years in track, cross-country and road racing.
  • has completed nine marathons including one in an Ironman.
  • owns and operates Running Well, a corporate health and wellness company
  • Her personal bests include: Marathon (2:51), Half Marathon (1:21) and 10K (36:40)
  • Phys. Ed degree and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Queen’s University
  • has coached at many levels, from beginners, to marathoners, to competitive track runners.
  • Works with the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada on promoting Toronto's Ride For Heart

Seanna Robinson  
Seanna R

When the going gets tough...The tough get going!

  • one of world's best distance runners in 1990s:
    • 10K PB of 28:16, Half Marathon PB 1:02, Marathon PB 2:11
    • Won many major marathons incl: Cleveland '92, Grandma's Marathon '91, San Fransisco '93
    • Recently ran 32min for 10K at 52!
  • Certified Phys Ed from Alison School Ireland
  • When not logging 100+km weeks, I enjoy trekking, biking, swimming, and coaching triathletes (incl. 2 athletes preparing for 2020 Olympics)

Driss Dacha  
Driss Dacha

Master Blaster!  
Driss Dacha

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