A World-Class Athlete, Sonja Friend-Uhl has helped other people reach their running & fitness goals since 1994. She is the founder and operator of two successful businesses, Fit with Sonja (a fitness & nutrition consulting company) and her online running coaching business, www.SonjaRuns.com. Sonja holds Personal Training & Health Coach Certifications with ACSM, ACE, and AFAA and is a USATF Certified Running Coach. In addition to her regular duties she also enjoys volunteer coaching for the FAU University Women’s Cross-Country and Track teams in Boca Raton, FL. Sonja is dedicated to sharing her knowledge and joy for running and fitness.
She has published fitness and running articles in numerous publications throughout the years including
Runners’ World Magazine and Health & Fitness News.
Sonja’s personal athletic achievements have spanned nearly her entire life as she still
competes at the national and world level in distances from the 400m to the Marathon.
She has been a member of six U.S. world teams, a 2000 Olympic Trials Competitor in
the Women’s 1500m, and set new world records in the Women’s Masters Indoor Mile
(4:44.8) and 1500m (4:16.9). She is a member of the Atlanta Track Club’s Track & Field
and Road Racing Competitive teams. Sonja’s true love and inspiration are her family
including daughters Brianna (17) and Alexa (9).
Learn more at: http://therunningwarrior.com/