Lynn Gray is a recognized RRCA certified running coach who resides and coaches in Tampa, Florida. Lynn has been a runner for over forty years, an age group winner for thirty-five years and has completed over ninety five marathons, including 12 Boston Marathons. She is also the recipient of the USA Track and Field Masters 5K winner.
Lynn is the founder and President of a running organization called, the Take…The First Step Club which currently motivates over a hundred or more women and men to become physically active. The Take…The First Step Club is involved in several community projects such as directing 5K benefit races for MADD and assisting with Miles for Moffitt, Inc.(5 years) and The MADD Dash for SADD(12 years), and Miles for Minds (2 years)
Lynn has been a running coach for over eighteen years and has trained hundreds of participants of all ages and ability levels. She owns her own training studio and has programs which prepare the beginner runner to reach their highest potential. Her training programs include KIDS© running through the Hillsborough County Public Schools, Walk to Run© - a certification program for aspiring coaches, My First 5K©, and Running College for adults.
Children's Running-used for the Running Clubs in the Hillsborough County Public Schools
Conquering the Marathon
Fit and Faster - 100 workouts
Monthly magazine articles including Runners World Magazine (Sept-2015)
A Member of:
School Board of Hillsborough County
FLorida School Board Association
Tampa Tiger Bay Club
League of Women Voters of Hillsborough County
Board member, founder and President of Take…The First Step Club
Previous Board Member of Miles for Moffitt
* Lynn enjoys gardening and sewing for her relaxation time.
* Her fitness exercise largely includes long distance running and yoga
* She has been married for 30 plus years, one son-Thomas, two grand children:
Brooklyn and Sydney, one pet Yorkie-Ginger
* Has resided in Northwest Tampa for 35 years
* Ran over 100 marathons