The LA Road Runners are led by knowledgeable and experienced mentors whose focus is to ensure that you cross the ASICS LA Marathon Finish Line with a smile on your face.
LA ROAD RUNNERS COACHES
Andrew Kastor spent 15 years as a competitive runner and has trained some of the world’s finest athletes and worked with other renowned coaches including Damon Martin (Adams State), Bob Larsen (2004 Olympic Team, UCLA), Terrence Mahon (Mammoth Track Club) and Coach Joe I. Vigil (2008 Olympic Team, Adams State).
Currently, he is involved in the day-to-day routine of the world’s best distance runners at the ASICS Mammoth Track Club including his wife, famed runner Deena Kastor.
Since 2004, Ryan's passion for running and community health have taken him to many corners of the industry. Whether he’s been coaching runners on the trails, managing the retail side of the business, or running one of his many races in the last 10 years, there has always been one running theme in his work: Making running enjoyable for everyone. Ryan comes to the LA Road Runners Program following several years of coaching and giving people the ability to enjoy their experiences, regardless of speed, talent, or experience. In his own words, “It’s simply about being a part of something fun in the community, and staying healthy along the way.”