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A Division of Bass Harbor Group LLC

Desert Road

Coaching Training 
Achieve your fitness, running
and racing goals!

We can help you....

  • Start a running regimen

  • Improve your running performance

  • Get ready for a 5K race

  • Run your first half marathon

  • Run your first marathon

  • Qualify for Boston

  • Run an ultramarathon

  • Overcome physical and mental barriers keeping you from performing at your



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Every runner has the potential to achieve what seems impossible. Elevate Running will help you to achieve your running and racing goals through dedicated coaching, training and mentoring. Here's how...

Elevate Running Training Packages

Training Packages Detail

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Just The Basics Please!
$68 per month

  • It starts with setting SMART goals! Specific/Measurable/Achievable/Relevant/Time-bound

  • Initial assessment of your fitness baseline and life circumstances.

  • Creating a custom running program that is right for you!

  • Building a weekly fitness schedule.

  • Monitoring progress and making adjustments.

  • Achieving initial goals and making new ones!


Tired of Busy Roads?
Trail Running 101!

$68 per month

A. Trail Running Basics

  • Shoe selection

  • Gear

  • Safety

  • Basic First Aid

  • Getting Started

B. Trail Running Best Practices

  • Pacing

  • Running Techniques

  • Walk-Run Strategies

  • Hydration

  • Fueling

  • Navigation

  • Trail Etiquette

Training Packages Detail

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It's Supposed to Hurt!
$85 per month

A. How to train for your first

  • Half Marathon

  • Full Marathon

  • Ultra Marathon

B. Learn what your body needs to keep running

  • Hydration

  • Fueling

  • Electrolytes

C. How to run through or avoid

  •  “Hitting the wall” in a marathon

  • “Bonking” in an ultra


So, You Want to Qualify for Boston!
$99 per month

  • Base-line prerequisites

  • Evaluation of your race performance(s)

  • Training required

  • Strategy

  • Execution

  • Post race review

  • Next steps

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Your Coach

 Patrick Sandefur

I live in the Mid Coast Maine region.


  • 41 years of running

  • RRCA Certified Running Coach

  • Completed 24 marathons including 8 Boston Marathons

  • Completed 7 ultramarathons

  • Overall 4th place finish in Pine Creek Challenge 100K

  • Overall 6th place finish in Beast of Burden 50 mile

  • Well versed in running and racing techniques

  • I love to teach and help people achieve their goals!

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