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Chris Armstrong

8+ Years of Recreation Running Coaching Experience

Coach, Chris Armstrong has a passion and dedication for distance running as strong as anyone in the country. Not only has Chris achieved some amazing times of the roads, he is also a fantastic contributor to the running community. 


Chris is actively involved in the Shepparton Running Community as a regular volunteer at Shepparton parkrun and has previously been the photographer, newsletter editor and run director. 


Chris is involved with organising the Shepparton Marathon Festival and is Head Coach at Shepparton Runners Club.


Chris has Personal Bests of: 5km: 16:34, 10km 35:46, Half Marathon 1:16:50, Marathon 2:48


He specialises in working with recreational athletes.  He has a dedicated and consistent attitude

to distance running and has grinded away for years to achieve his goals. 


He understands the stress that many of us are under when trying to balance running training, work and family life. 


Chris has an exceptional track record with his coaching clients with many achieving personal bests in distances ranging from the mile to the marathon under his guidance as well as being a qualified level 1 recreational run leader.


He has been coaching for 8 years and has previously trained

under Australian Marathoner, Pat Carroll and Run2PB’s Brady Threlfall. 

Personal Bests




Half Marathon




Community Involvement

  • Head Coach at Shepparton Runners Club

  • Parkrun Shepparton Volunteer (Run Director)

  • Organising Committee Shepparton Marathon Festival.

  • 8+ Years Recreation Running Coach Specialist

  • Qualified Level 1 Recreation Run Leader Coach


Coaching Availability

Track, 3km, 5km, 10km, Half Marathon, Marathon

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