Our Coaches


Lois DeJohn

Organizer - Half Marathon Coach

I started running at 40.  At first I only did 5Ks, but I had my sights set on a bigger goal: the half marathon!  In 2012 I joined USA Fit Albany and it changed my life!  I completed my first half marathon and haven’t stop running!  

I started dating Victor, my husband, in 2013. He wanted to join the group and start with a half marathon.  Not me!  I was going the whole way… marathon or bust!   I finished my first marathon that October with Victor by my side (well, maybe he finished ahead of me!).  My running experience consists of one marathon, numerous half marathons and 5Ks.

Running has introduced me to some of my best friends.  I never thought I would be looking forward to a 9 mile run so I could visit and talk with a wonderful bunch of people!  Victor and I are entering our 4th year running USA Fit Albany.  Hopefully we can encourage and support you in everyway to get you to the finish line of your event!!