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2019 Appearances & Speaking Engagements:

Mark Sullivan speaks to a group of runners and walkers and offers some last minute tips for race day before leading them in a pre-race fun run & walk.

Mark Sullivan serves as marathon course expert and answers participants’ questions about the course at the expo.

For details on any of the appearances or speaking engagements listed, e-mail:

mark@iRuniCoach.com

Mark Sullivan shares stories of his marathon experiences as he speaks at an annual pasta party. 

NOVEMBER:

AACR Philadelphia Marathon Race Weekend

On Friday, November 15, Mark Sullivan will be honored at the Mayor’s Press Conference and Opening Ceremonies as one of the two original Philadelphia Marathon LEGacy Runners.

The press conference and opening ceremonies will take place in the main hall just outside the entrance to the Health & Fitness Expo at the Philadelphia Convention Center, located at 12th & Arch Streets. Times to be announced.

Mark Sullivan will again be serving as course expert at the 2019 Philadelphia Marathon Health & Fitness Expo and will present course overview seminars for the half marathon and full marathon course from on Friday, November 15, and the full marathon on Saturday, November 16. (Seminar times have not yet be announced. Please check back closer to race date.)

 

Additional 2019 appearances will be posted as scheduled. Please continue to check back for dates and times.

Boston Marathon Race Weekend

There will be multiple opportunities to meet and speak with Mark Sullivan in Boston during the 2019 Boston Marathon Weekend.

Mark will be at the John Hancock Sport & Fitness Expo on Friday, April 12 and Sunday, April 14 and will be available to answer questions about the Boston or Philadelphia Marathon courses, as well as discuss your training or injuries. Although Mark usually appears at the Philadelphia Marathon booth, Philly will not be displaying at this year’s expo. Email for exact times and appearance locations.

On Saturday, April 13 at noon, Mark Sullivan will be speaking at the Bethel Church of God located at 1537 Blue Hill Ave. in Mattapan, MA. For complete details or directions, or for more information about Mark Sullivan’s schedule during 2019 Boston Marathon Weekend and where you can see him, email: mark@irunicoach.com.

MAY:

Ottawa Race Weekend (tentative schedule)

If you will be participating in one of the many races during 2019 Ottawa Race  Weekend or plan to visit the Health & Fitness Expo either Friday or Saturday, there will be multiple opportunities to meet and speak with Mark Sullivan.

Mark Sullivan will be appearing at the Health & Fitness Expo on Friday, May 24 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. and on Saturday, May 25 from noon until 4 p.m. and will be available to answer any questions you may have about the Philadelphia Marathon. Feel free to stop by to chat with Mark about your training.

In addition to the Friendship Run hosted by the Running Room on Saturday morning at 9 a.m., Mark will attend several other events. For more information about Mark Sullivan’s 2019 Ottawa Race Weekend schedule and where to see him, email: mark@irunicoach.com.

(Look for a poster similar to this one from last year at the 2019 Expo.)
 

MARCH:

2019 Chilly Half Marathon & Frosty 5K Race Weekend

Join Mark Sullivan on Saturday, March 2 at the Burlington Running Room located at 3300 Fairview Street in Burlington, ON for a FREE Friendship Run. This event is part of 2019 New Balance Chilly Half Marathon, Frigid 10K, & CIBC Private Wealth Management Frosty 5K Race Weekend.

To help calm any nervous runners or walkers before their race, Mark will offer some last-minute advice and will answer your training and racing questions. Mark will also have all thirty-two of his Boston Marathon finisher medals on display. Come see 32 years of Boston History.

In addition to the Friendship Run, Mark will be at the 2019 New Balance Chilly Half Marathon, Frigid 10K, & CIBC Private Wealth Management Frosty 5K Race Weekend Packet Pick-up on Saturday afternoon taking place at Carriage Gate Homes (street level) 421 Brant Street, Burlington. And Mark will be speaking at the VIP Cocktail Party Saturday evening, March 2 at Wendell Clark’s, 380 Brant Street, Burlington.


For more information on any of the events taking place during 2019 Race Weekend, visit chillyhalfmarathon.ca. This schedule is subject to change without notice. For specific times and details, email: mark@irunicoach.com.


(Note: graphic image shown above is from the 2018 Friendship Run.)
 

JUNE:

Philadelphia Marathon “Mural Paint Day” -

Join Mark Sullivan on Saturday, June 22 for this special event celebrating the  Philadelphia Marathon mural. In addition to mural festivities, there will be a short group run of 3-6 miles. After the run, Mark be available to talk with participants and answer any questions about training for the 2019 AACR Philadelphia Marathon.

More details will be posted about this event. Please check back.

(More information about the 2019 AACR Philadelphia Marathon, click here.)

 

APRIL:

IYN on SECV8

If you are a Service Electric Cablevision subscriber, you can watch a brand new episode of “In Your Neighborhood with Chris O’Rourke” featuring Mark Sullivan throughout the month of April exclusively on SECV channels 8 and 508 HD. The interview and story on Mark can be seen Wednesdays at 6:30  and 9:30 p.m., Fridays at 6:30 and 9:30 p.m., Saturdays at 1:00 and 4:30 p.m., and Sundays at 1:00 and 9:30 p.m.

The video below is teaser for IYN episode. Additional teasers may be found on the IYN Facebook and Twitter accounts.

Visit the News & Media page for a link to the full program.

JULY:

AACR Philadelphia Marathon Weekend Training Kick-Off Event

Join Mark Sullivan on Saturday, July 13 beginning at 8 a.m. at the bottom of the Philadelphia Art Museum steps for the 2019 AACR Philadelphia Marathon Weekend Kick-Off Training Run. This will also be an official AACR Runners For Research event.

After participating in the run, Mark will stick around all morning to talk with participants and answer any questions about training for and racing the Philadelphia Marathon, and to share insights about the course.

(More information about this free July 13 event and the AACR can be found on the Philadelphia Marathon web site. Click here.)

 

SEPTEMBER:

Philadelphia Half Marathon Weekend Training Kick-Off Event

On Saturday, September 7, Mark Sullivan will be hosting the Half Marathon Kick-Off Training Run for 2019 Deitz & Watson Philadelphia Half Marathon. This will also be an official AACR Runners For Research event.

As always, Mark will answer any questions about training for and/or racing the Philadelphia Half Marathon, and will share insights about the course.

(More information about this free event will be posted when available.)

 

OCTOBER:

Philadelphia Runner and Students Run Philly Style Training Run

This event will be held on Saturday, October 19. Mark Sullivan will host a 20 mile training run and will answer questions about the Philadelphia Marathon course and how to race your best in Philly.

(More information will be posted when available.)