Become A Mentor

Join our Fleet Feet PDX Mentor Team! 

Mentors play an important role in ensuring a great experience for our training program participants.  Do you have what it takes to be a Fleet Feet Sports Mentor? We are currently looking for run and run/walk mentors for our ongoing training groups ranging from 5K to the half marathon.

The Fleet Feet Sports Mentor Team is a passionate group of walk and run mentors who help people reach their goals of walking and running.

What is a Mentor?
A Mentor is an invaluable resource to our training program participants and an "on the road" representative of Fleet Feet Sports Portland, Lake Oswego & Vancouver.  Mentors attend every group workout throughout a training program to provide support.  Their main responsibilities include:

  • offering positive energy and a positive attitude to the group
  • promoting safety and providing support during workouts
  • keeping an assigned approximate pace or interval while walking or running
  • running alongside participants and making sure everyone is accounted for
  • educating participants about the benefits, products and solutions that Fleet Feet Sports offers
  • calling on their past personal experiences to provide knowledge, advice, and general tips when it comes to training and living healthy


  • Can motivate and inspire others in a positive manner
  • Has completed at least 2 races at your desired distance.
  • Is able to attend 80% of all twice-weekly training workouts
  • Is able to attend the groups goal race
  • Will relay critical information, suggestions and concerns to the Head Coach
  • Is willing to run for the purpose of mentoring and not for your own workout (during group/race runs)
  • Can maintain a desired pace or has access to GPS watch for pace guidance
  • Is a people person and has a desire to help others achieve their goals
  • Willing to be a Fleet Feet Sports PDX store ambassador
  • Attend Mentor Trainings. Next Mentor Training: Sunday, January 21, 2018 4:30pm - 6:30pm
  • Can meet with Coaches prior to the start of the new session (if needed)

What distances can I mentor for?:

  • 5k Finish/5k Fast, run/walk program (No Boundaries)
  • 10K 
  • 15k
  • Half Marathon
  • Full Marathon
  • Trail Running


  • Warm fuzzy feeling from knowing that you made a difference in someone's running and/or walking
  • Free entry into the training program you are mentoring 
  • Free entry into the program goal race (with 80% attendance of the program)
  • Special Mentor In-store discount for duration of program
  • Post-training program party

Click Here to fill out our Mentor Application.  

Become A Mentor More Info »

Program Start: On going. Mentor applications being accepted now!
Program Schedule: Full Year of Training Programs to choose from.
Program Fee: Free....we train you to help us inspire Spokane to a fit lifestyle through running.
Description: Help others fall in love with running and meeting their goals...Be A Mentor! If you are interested in Mentoring with Fleet Feet Sports please review the details and fill out a Mentor Application.

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