The Running Center

Save 10% – 20% on packages from the Fit to Perform™ program.

Become a Member

Bronze Package:

  • You’ll fill-out a questionnaire.
  • 30-minute phone coaching session to review questionnaire and establish goals for the program.
  • The Fit to Perform™ 10-week program will be created for you. (Longer programs are available).
  • 60-minute phone coaching session to review program.
  • Weekly emails to keep you motivated and informed.

Silver Package:
Everything in the Bronze Package plus:

  • Five 30-minute phone coaching sessions during the 10-week program.

Gold Package:
Everything in the Silver Package plus:

  • In-person running session which includes our signature program, Runditioning™, to coach you on proper running form, breathing skills, and sport-specific strength and conditioning exercises.

Custom Package:
We can create a custom package, just for you!

Mindy Solkin is the founder, owner, and head coach of The Running Center®. She has coached 12,000 runners since 1992, and is certified by USA Track & Field, with a Level 3 education. Coach Mindy has written for, and been featured in, hundreds of articles on running and fitness for national and local publications and has appeared on the television shows LXTV, Access Hollywood, CNN, 20/20, Today In New York, Good Day New York, Good Morning America, and CBS-2 News This Morning.

Her blog, The Business of Running for the Running of Business, embodies her two passions—-running and business—-which has grown into a program called Fit to Perform™ where she coaches individuals on running, wellness, and offers mentoring and “soft skills” coaching for business or career objectives … for all the performances in your life!

The Running Center is a WBE certified company (Women’s Business Enterprise) that offers professionally-coached group and private training programs for runners of all levels—-from beginners taking their first step out the door—-to experienced marathoners looking to improve their time.

Other classes include Treadmilling™ and the signature Runditioning™ class, which focuses on running form, heart rate training, breathing drills, posture and creative mental skills. Running classes for youth, as well as fitness walking classes for seniors, are also available.

Coach Mindy’s entrepreneurial spirit has led to many speaking engagements at schools, colleges, community groups, and business organizations on topics ranging from leadership skills to how to start your own business. She is also a consultant to WCEC (Women’s Center for Entrepreneurship Corp) where she counsels women on how to write business plans.

A lifetime runner since 1978, she has racked-up age-group awards for a dozen years.

She has been a PowerBar® Team Elite sponsored athlete since 1994 and was featured on the label of Owater Sports Water. ( She also created the Polar® Heart Bra, a bra that secures the heart rate monitor into place.

Born and raised in Philadelphia, she spent over 20 years in NYC, where she has left her coaching stamp on many health club facilities including Reebok Sports Club/NY and New York Sports Club. She is proud to say that she is returning to her roots in Philly in 2016, and will be contributing to, with answers to questions posed by runners.

Her passion for the sport of running, compassion for her runners, and the mentoring of individuals for business, is what makes her a special coach. But most importantly, she’ll make YOU feel special.


Become a Member

1632 Pine Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Phone: 215-735-7992
Fax: 215-735-7991


Monday – Friday:  8am – 8pm

Saturday: 9am – 2pm

Sunday: Closed

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