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Have you ever found a passion that burns so deep inside of you that you jump out of bed every morning and run with it, even before making your bed? For our Chief Running Officer Dr. Jason Karp, it all started with a race once around the track in sixth grade. A love and passion were born, a yellow brick road was laid out, and that love and passion were cultivated and nurtured along that road. (And he still doesn’t make his bed!) 

Everything we do, we believe in challenging the status quo. We believe in thinking differently. We believe running doesn’t just change people’s waistlines or give them a faster PR to brag about; it changes their lives. Running empowers us to narrow the gap between who we are and who we want to be, who we believe ourselves to be. Through running, we fulfill our destiny as physical beings, and on the foundation of a fitter physical being, we can build a better life.

Our courses use science and a deep understanding of how physiology works, how running works. We know exactly what it’s like to help a fitness professional or coach become an expert and be successful, and we also understand the pleasure of making that happen.

When you earn the REVO₂LUTION RUNNING™ certification, you get the best, because what we do serves as the proof of what we believe. Want to try us out? 


What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.
– Shakespeare’s Juliet

At the heart of the REVO₂LUTION RUNNING™ certification is its name, which includes an acronym of the 3 physiological factors that determine running fitness and performance: 


If it were called by any other name, it would smell as sweet and still be the best in the industry.


REVO₂LUTION RUNNING™ is the world’s leading running certification program, designed to provide the required skill and expertise to train runners and to teach the exclusive REVO₂LUTION RUNNING™ group workouts. With certified fitness professionals and coaches in 21 countries (and counting!), the program is offered as a live performance and home-study course. We are the only certification in the fitness industry that offers a money-back guarantee. 

Running is the most popular exercise in the world and the most potent exercise to burn calories and lose weight. Yet most runners train WRONG. With the REVO₂LUTION RUNNING™ certification, developed by renowned running expert and 2011 IDEA Personal Trainer of the Year Dr. Jason Karp, you will learn how to train runners RIGHT so they (and you) can train like a WINNER.


• Physiological factors that influence running fitness and performance
• Specific workouts to increase VO₂max, lactate threshold, and running economy
• Specific workouts to target metabolic energy systems
How to design training programs for runners of different levels and for different races
• How to start revenue-generating running programs at your club 

• Specifics of running technique and how to teach it
• How to teach the REVO₂LUTION RUNNING™ group treadmill classes
• Secrets of avoiding running-related injuries
• Important training concepts to help clients
• Nutrition for runners
• How to train clients to lose weight through running
• A whole lot more!


• Build credibility with clients and add value to your services
• Market yourself as a running expert and increase revenue
• Earn continuing education credits for national fitness certifications
• Align yourself with one of the premier experts and education providers in the industry
• Get a PhD-level education in exercise physiology and the science of running

• Become part of the exclusive REVO₂LUTION RUNNING™ brand
• Be promoted to tens of thousands of people through our social media channels and email list
• Use the REVO₂LUTION RUNNING™ logo to market your coaching services
• Teach REVO₂LUTION RUNNING™ classes at gyms around the world
• Become a REVO₂LUTION RUNNING™ Master Trainer and get paid to teach live courses
• Receive discounts on running shoes/apparel/nutrition from our partners


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2.0 CECs 1.9 CEUs 15 CEUs 4 CECs (PTS & FIS) 8 CECs 8 CECs  4 CECs


Step 1: Get excited for the opportunity that awaits you

Step 2: Attend a live performance or take the home-study course 

Step 3: Pass certification exam (home-study course only)

Step 4: Receive your certificate and add REVO₂LUTION RUNNING™ Trainer/Coach to your credentials

Step 5: Renew your certification annually with CEC courses

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