Steve Mura is a coach of the NYRR Virtual Trainer program, NYRR Group Training and coordinates the NYRR Pace Team. He has run six marathons, with a personal best of 3:03:04; he set his half-marathon personal best of 1:24:22 at the 2015 Airbnb Brooklyn Half. Steve received his Road Runners Club of America certification in 2014 and has coached hundreds of runners in person and online.
Where is your favorite place to run in New York?
Being one mile away from Prospect Park makes it very easy to run. It's less crowded than Central Park and I end up running into others I know out there. I also love running down Shore Road and under the Verrazano Bridge.
What's your favorite NYRR race?
The Airbnb Brooklyn Half and the TCS New York City Marathon
What is your personal running motto?
"Train to race, but make sure you are having fun."
Personal Best Times:
Marathon – 3:03:04
Half-marathon – 1:24:22
5K – 00:18:26