John Goldthorp

Hummelstown, PA 17036

Recently named Philly's Best Running Coach by Philadelphia Magazine, John Goldthorp has been changing lives in Center City, Philadelphia for over 17 years. After graduating from Penn State with a Bachelor's degree in Kinesiology, he began coupling his knowledge of exercise science with his passion for helping others exceed their fitness expectations. While he has worked with clients of all ages, goals, and limitations, he is currently focused on helping new and experienced runners achieve their own bragging rights. As a running coach certified by the Road Runners Club of America he is extremely interested in developing safe, yet effective programs for his clients.

Many of his clients come to him because they are frustrated with their lack of progress, some seek his help because they're sick of not fitting into their jeans, still others want to make sure their form is correct because they're afraid of getting hurt. He is committed to your specific concerns and, so whether you want to start a life long fitness habit the right way or qualify for the Boston Marathon, he'll prioritize you.

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About Me


  • BS, Kinesiology, Penn State University

Certifications / Trainings

ACE - Certified Personal Trainer
Expires: Feb 28, 2020
FMS - FMS Certification
PN - Precision Nutrition Level 1 Certified

CPR Certified

American Heart Association
Expires: Jan 18, 2013
American Red Cross
Expires: Jan 26, 2019

AED Certified

American Heart Association
Expires: Jan 18, 2013
American Red Cross
Expires: Jan 26, 2019
Amerian Heart Association

Additional Information


$0.00 / hr, Sessions are custom to client so price varies

Payment Methods

Cash, Cashier's Check, Credit Cards, Personal Checks

Years Experience


Awards & Accomplishments

  • Philadelphia Magazine: Philly's Best Running Coach, 2 Term Lululemon Athletica Ambassador

Languages Spoken




1 Rating

5.0 out of 5 Stars

  • by laura frigeri on Sep 03, 2011

    Awesome trainer/coach. John is knowledgeable, attentive and genuinely cares. He is truly passionate about what he does and practices what he preaches. He customizes workouts base on each individual's goals. A rare gem