Do you have a goal or event in mind?

Not sure how to train for it?

Don't guess - let us help.



"The Distance is passionate about enhancing your running enjoyment, knowledge and performance".


From recreational runners to representative athletes, you can benefit from our knowledge and careful planning. As certified coaches and with multiple qualifications in sports science, The Distance has the experience and educational expertise to develop your    athletic potential, or to just get you up and moving towards your first running goals.

"An educated approach to running program design"

From knowledge and experience, The Distance combines an educated approach to running program design with cutting

edge training and analysis software. Our running programs are designed using training fundamentals proven to

enhance performance - including aerobic, anaerobic and high intensity running specific training sessions.




Event Specific Training

  • Entry into running

  • 5km

  • 10km

  • Half Marathon

  • Marathon


  • Race specific programs


The Distance delivers your tailored programs through the Training Peaks (TP) platform. Your coach will provide you with access to TP where you can view your program, add feedback and view an extensive aray of training data.*


Phone and email access to our coaching team to provide you with advice and guidance through your training and racing journey.




  • 1:1 coaching for the athlete who seeks guidance, support and management.

  • 100% Personalised Training Program

  • Delivered & reviewed fortnightly via the online Training Peaks platform

  • Exclusive Coach Access

  • Race Performance Analysis

$20 /week ongoing

Grab & Go Programs

From $35 /program

  • We have an expansive range of pre-prepared training programs, designed for the independent runner.

  • Our once-off purchase programs are thoughtfully designed and leverage a strategic mix of aerobic, anaerobic and high intensity training sessions.

  • We've specifically designed programs for varying abilities and distances:


10km     Half Marathon   Marathon


*Coached-to-run package only



Grant Hornsby

B. App Sci (Human Movement)

Post Grad Dip. (Exercise Science)

Lvl 2 Advanced Coach - Athletics Australia

With a passion for anatomy and the physiology of exercise, Grant is an accomplished age group Marathon and Cross Country runner, Ironman Triathlete and 3 time World Championship representative. Grant is a accredited Lvl 2 Advanced Athletics Australia running coach and former Athletics Australia course facilitator.


As part of his studies, Grant spent extended periods of time at the Victorian Institute of Sport and Cricket Victoria, and later spent several years in the AFL industry as a high performance conditioning coach.


With over twenty years of competitive endurance sport, Grant is passionate about applying his broad knowledge to the educational and physical development of athletes. Grant prides himself on his tailored and thoughtful approach to running program design.  



0423 843 973

0423 843 973