Learn from a legend in the field: Runner’s World magazine’s “Supercoach”, Dr. Bill Pierce. He will explore the physiological implications of working with aging runners. There are inherent changes that can negatively impact performance, but you will learn how to minimize the effects of aging with the proper training and lifestyle coaching.


Dr. Bill Pierce chaired the Health Sciences Department at Furman University for three decades.  he and FIRST® (Furman Institute of Running and Scientific Training) have been featured in articles in the Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Business Week, Men's Journal, and Runner's World, among others.  Pierce, listed as one of 10 marathon "supercoaches" by Runner's World magazine, has made hundreds of presentations on fitness, wellness and running.  He has captured man age-group awards in his 250 road races and 42 marathons, finishing the Boston Marathon in five different decades.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Dr. William Pierce receives royalties as a published author. He receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. He has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.

Non-financial: Dr. William Pierce has no relevant non-financial relationships.