MEET THE COACHES

JOHN "JACK" BUTLER

RUNNING COACH

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Jack has over 38 years of running experience. He has completed over 275 races, 6 marathons, and over 50 Half Marathons.  He has been a member of Sports Backers Half Marathon Training Team for ten years, the last three as a coach.  Jack gets up every morning at 4:23 a.m. to run, which explains his license plate: RUN423. If you spot his car, look for the sticker Run 41,184 which is a conservative estimate of the number of total miles he has run over the years.  When Jack is not running, you can find him riding the unicycle and juggling (concurrently!), and baking Bundt cakes. He looks forward to coaching SpeakUp Race Team members this year as they train to Race Shamrock with Purpose.