Runner, USATF Certified Coach, Co-founder of UtahRunning.com
Janae Richardson is a homemaker, runner, coach, and co-founder of UtahRunning.com. She graduated from Weber State University with a Bachelors Degree in History Teaching and PE/Coaching. Janae is a Level 1 Certified USA Track and Field Coach and is pursuing a masters degree in Exercise Science at Utah State University. She currently coaches cross country at Davis High School (Kaysville, UT) and offers private coaching to runners of all levels.
3 years experience teaching U.S. History (2005-2008)
4 years experience teaching Physical Education (2005-2009)
Sand Ridge Junior High Basketball and Track and Field Coach (2005-2008)
Roy High JV Basketball Coach (2006-2009)
Davis High School Cross Country Coach (2007-present)
9th at Nike Team Nationals Davis High School Girls Cross Country 2007
State Champions Davis High School Girls Cross Country Team 2007, 2008
2nd Place at State Davis High School Girls Cross Country Team 2009
2 years experience managing a specialty running shoe store
Janae competed in cross country and track at Weber State University. Since college, she has completed three marathons (Top of Utah, St. George, and Chicago), several half-marathons, and many local 5Ks and 10Ks. A healthy lifestyle and running have become a permanent part of Janae’s life and she enjoys sharing her passion for running with others.
2 Mile: 11:14
10K: 35:30 (Weber State Top Ten List)
Half Marathon: 1:21:50 Salt Lake Half 2010
Marathon: 2:59:53 St. George Marathon 2006
Janae grew up in Idaho Falls, Idaho where she graduated from Hillcrest High School. She met her husband, Ken, while competing at WSU. They currently reside in Ogden, Utah with their daughter and son.