US Olympian to teach running school in Cayman

Former U.S. Olympian, author and founder of the Run-Walk-Run training method Jeff Galloway will speak in Cyaman next month.

Jeff Galloway, world-renowned runner and founder of the popular Run-Walk-Run method, will be the special guest at the Intertrust Cayman Islands Marathon on Dec. 4.

Galloway, who has more than 50 years of running experience, will lead a running school on Dec. 3 at the Westin Grand Cayman from 9 a.m. to noon. His motivating sessions include topics such as running faster, training for your goal, nutrition, motivation, fat burning and building endurance.

Participants will receive personalized instruction on running drills and may ask individual questions. In addition, as the final session in the Intertrust Inspiring Performance series, Galloway will give a talk on his running experiences during packet pick-up at the Westin on Saturday. He will speak at 1 p.m. and the session is open to the public.

Galloway was a member of the 1972 U.S. Olympic team, competing in the 10,000-meter race. He remains a competitive athlete with a successful masters’ running career. He also writes a monthly column for Runner’s World magazine and has written several books on training.

Registration for Jeff Galloway’s Running School, the marathon, half-marathon, four-person relay, CUC High School Challenge and the Kids Fun Run is open online at

For more information about the event, email [email protected] or call Bev Sinclair on 623-8822.

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