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The Hustle

Name: Beth Shaw (I Heart Finish Lines)

Posted By Megan Holmes

Beth Shaw began her running career as an athlete and blogger ("The Discombobulated Runner") in 2009. Thanks to a push from a friend-turned-client, Shaw made the jump from blogger to full-time endurance coach in 2015. Shaw coaches marathoners, triathletes, swimmers and runners to reach their goals and compete at their highest level. She is a certified USATF Level 1 coach, a USMS certified Level 1 & 2 coach and a USA Triathlon Coach and an RRCA certified coach.

Years in Tampa Bay

I'm in Clearwater.

Hustle (job)

Triathlon, Swimming, and Running Coach.

What do you do?  

I help adults of all athletic abilities reach their fitness goals.

Why do you do it?

I love it! I love helping people and seeing them reach their goals.

What was your Catalyst? (How did you get started?)

I took the leap into full time coaching when my friend asked if I would help her train for a marathon.

What’s a common misconception or unknown aspect of what you do?

That you have to be an elite athlete to be a good coach.

What’s the most challenging part of your Hustle?

That's hard, because I love it so much I don't find it challenging. I guess maybe staying on top of all the CEUs for my certifications.

What’s the most valuable piece of business advice/insight that’s helped you?

Never stop learning and never think you know everything.

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