Becca Skudder  - FOunder and Instructor Becca created mystryde to allow runners of all ability to have an experience. She ran track in High School and college, and still holds the 1500 meter record at union College. She has previously  ran two marathons and nine half marathons. Her passion for running and fitness shows through her teaching style, and Her motivating and upbeat classes will have you drenched in sweat, and pumped to come back for more. 

Becca Skudder  - FOunder and Instructor

Becca created mystryde to allow runners of all ability to have an experience. She ran track in High School and college, and still holds the 1500 meter record at union College. She has previously  ran two marathons and nine half marathons. Her passion for running and fitness shows through her teaching style, and Her motivating and upbeat classes will have you drenched in sweat, and pumped to come back for more. 

Kelli Fierras - Lead Instructor Kelli is Fast, badass, but personal.  She competed at the Division I level all 4 years of her track and field career as a middle distance runner. Her passion for running has continued as she trains and competes in s 5ks, 10ks, and half marathons. Health and fitness are her passion as she is a certified personal trainer as well as a registered and licensed dietitian. Her upbeat personality and attention to detail will give you the guidance and confidence that you need to take your fitness to the next level. 

Kelli Fierras - Lead Instructor

Kelli is Fast, badass, but personal.  She competed at the Division I level all 4 years of her track and field career as a middle distance runner. Her passion for running has continued as she trains and competes in s 5ks, 10ks, and half marathons. Health and fitness are her passion as she is a certified personal trainer as well as a registered and licensed dietitian. Her upbeat personality and attention to detail will give you the guidance and confidence that you need to take your fitness to the next level. 

ERIN CAIRNEY - Instructor Erin discovered her love for running in middle school. Her passion to go the distance inspired her to complete countless 10k’s and multiple half marathons all over New England.  In 2013, she decided to put her love for distance to the ultimate test; and completed the Chicago Marathon.  SInce then, she's finished the Boston Marathon in 2014 and 2016. Her heart is on the open road, and nothing makes Erin happier than to share her love for running with anyone who is willing to open their mind, challenge their body, and put their mental strength to the test!

ERIN CAIRNEY - Instructor

Erin discovered her love for running in middle school. Her passion to go the distance inspired her to complete countless 10k’s and multiple half marathons all over New England.  In 2013, she decided to put her love for distance to the ultimate test; and completed the Chicago Marathon.  SInce then, she's finished the Boston Marathon in 2014 and 2016. Her heart is on the open road, and nothing makes Erin happier than to share her love for running with anyone who is willing to open their mind, challenge their body, and put their mental strength to the test!

 
CARA - Instructor CARA FOUND HER LOVE FOR RUNNING POST COLLEGE. IN COLLEGE SHE PLAYED TENNIS AT SAINT MICHAEL'S IN VERMONT, AND AFTER SHE GRADUATED SHE HAD THE OPPORUNITY TO RUN THE BOSTON MARATHON AND SHE WAS FOREVER HOOKED. SHE WENT ON TO RUN 15 MARATHONS AND COUNTLESS OTHER RACES. SHE IS FULL OF SMILES, MOTIVIATION, AND LOTS OF MILES. SHE'LL BE RIGHT THERE WITH YOU SWEATING THROUGH EACH WORKOUT. 

CARA - Instructor

CARA FOUND HER LOVE FOR RUNNING POST COLLEGE. IN COLLEGE SHE PLAYED TENNIS AT SAINT MICHAEL'S IN VERMONT, AND AFTER SHE GRADUATED SHE HAD THE OPPORUNITY TO RUN THE BOSTON MARATHON AND SHE WAS FOREVER HOOKED. SHE WENT ON TO RUN 15 MARATHONS AND COUNTLESS OTHER RACES. SHE IS FULL OF SMILES, MOTIVIATION, AND LOTS OF MILES. SHE'LL BE RIGHT THERE WITH YOU SWEATING THROUGH EACH WORKOUT. 

 
AMANDA WALDRON - INSTRUCTOR AMANDA IS SWEET, BUT SPEEDY. THIS LITTLE LADY COMPETED IN COLLEGE AND HAS CONTINUOUSLY DELIVERED POST GRADUATION. SHE IS ABLE TO BOAST A SUB THREE HOUR MARATHON, AND COUNTLESS OTHER FAST TIMES. SHE IS ONE OF OUR MOST PASSIONATE RUNNERS, AND SHE LETS NOTHING STOP HER. TAKE ONE OF HER CLASSES TO SEE EXACTLY HOW FAR SHE CAN PUSH YOU...WE BET YOU'LL GET FASTER. 

AMANDA WALDRON - INSTRUCTOR

AMANDA IS SWEET, BUT SPEEDY. THIS LITTLE LADY COMPETED IN COLLEGE AND HAS CONTINUOUSLY DELIVERED POST GRADUATION. SHE IS ABLE TO BOAST A SUB THREE HOUR MARATHON, AND COUNTLESS OTHER FAST TIMES. SHE IS ONE OF OUR MOST PASSIONATE RUNNERS, AND SHE LETS NOTHING STOP HER. TAKE ONE OF HER CLASSES TO SEE EXACTLY HOW FAR SHE CAN PUSH YOU...WE BET YOU'LL GET FASTER. 

 
Kelsey - instructor KELSEY STARTED HER RUNNING CAREER IN MIDDLE SCHOOL BUT IT WASN’T UNTIL HER OLDER SISTER DRAGGED HER TO THEIR HIGH SCHOOL CROSS COUNTRY TEAM TRY OUTS WHERE SHE FOUND HER TRUE PASSION FOR THE SPORT. A two TIME BOSTON QUALIFIER, SHE HAS RUN 5 MARATHONS TO DATE – DISNEY, CHICAGO X 2, BOSTON AND NYC, NUMEROUS HALF MARATHONS, 10KS AND 5KS AND APPRECIATES THE CHALLENGES EACH DISTANCE OFFERS. WITH EACH CLASS SHE LEADS, IT’S KELSEY INTENTION TO PUSH YOU OUTSIDE OF YOUR COMFORT ZONE AND HAVE YOU FEELING STRONGER, TOUGHER AND BETTER THAN EVER. 

Kelsey - instructor

KELSEY STARTED HER RUNNING CAREER IN MIDDLE SCHOOL BUT IT WASN’T UNTIL HER OLDER SISTER DRAGGED HER TO THEIR HIGH SCHOOL CROSS COUNTRY TEAM TRY OUTS WHERE SHE FOUND HER TRUE PASSION FOR THE SPORT. A two TIME BOSTON QUALIFIER, SHE HAS RUN 5 MARATHONS TO DATE – DISNEY, CHICAGO X 2, BOSTON AND NYC, NUMEROUS HALF MARATHONS, 10KS AND 5KS AND APPRECIATES THE CHALLENGES EACH DISTANCE OFFERS. WITH EACH CLASS SHE LEADS, IT’S KELSEY INTENTION TO PUSH YOU OUTSIDE OF YOUR COMFORT ZONE AND HAVE YOU FEELING STRONGER, TOUGHER AND BETTER THAN EVER. 

KTB - Instructor Katie Barrett started running in middle school and never looked back. She went on to compete in cross country and track at the Division 1 level at Northeastern University. While at NU, she fell in love with everything fitness, and started teaching indoor cycling while recovering from a running injury.  Katie has since qualified for Boston for the past two years, look out Boston 2017! Katie is a full time fitness instructor and you can find her leading cycling classes at B/SPOKE, helping runners at MyStryde reach new goals, or on the roads training for her next marathon.

KTB - Instructor

Katie Barrett started running in middle school and never looked back. She went on to compete in cross country and track at the Division 1 level at Northeastern University. While at NU, she fell in love with everything fitness, and started teaching indoor cycling while recovering from a running injury.  Katie has since qualified for Boston for the past two years, look out Boston 2017! Katie is a full time fitness instructor and you can find her leading cycling classes at B/SPOKE, helping runners at MyStryde reach new goals, or on the roads training for her next marathon.

 
KATELYN - INSTRUCTOR KATELY IS OUR SOUTHERN BELL…WITH A LOT OF SASS. BORN AND RAISED IN LOUISIANA, SHE'S BRINGING THE HEAT TO BOSTON WITH HER HIP HOP PLAYLISTS AND SOUTHER ACCENT.  SHE GREW UP AS AN ATHLETE AND QUICKLY BECAME A RUNNER. HER POSITIVITY AND PASSION SHINES THROUGH IN HER TEACHING STYLE AND YOU WON'T WANT TO MISS IT. 

KATELYN - INSTRUCTOR

KATELY IS OUR SOUTHERN BELL…WITH A LOT OF SASS. BORN AND RAISED IN LOUISIANA, SHE'S BRINGING THE HEAT TO BOSTON WITH HER HIP HOP PLAYLISTS AND SOUTHER ACCENT.  SHE GREW UP AS AN ATHLETE AND QUICKLY BECAME A RUNNER. HER POSITIVITY AND PASSION SHINES THROUGH IN HER TEACHING STYLE AND YOU WON'T WANT TO MISS IT. 

 
FRank - INSTRUCTOR FRANK GREW UP IN A RUNNING FAMILY. ALL HOLIDAYS AND VACATIONS INCLUDED RUNNING AND THE ANNUAL TURKEY TROT REQUIRED YOUR GAME FACE. FRANCES RAN CROSS COUNTRY THROUGHOUT HIGH SCHOOL AND RAN HER FIRST HALF IN COLLEGE. SINCE THEN SHE HAS RUN 5 FULL MARATHONS INCLUDING TWO IN OUR HOME TOWN, BOSTON. FRANK WAS A GOOD CUSTOMER TURNED INSTRUCTOR, SO SHE KNOWS WHAT YOU'RE GOING THROUGH AND SHE IS STOKED TO GET YOU FASTER AND STRONGER. 

FRank - INSTRUCTOR

FRANK GREW UP IN A RUNNING FAMILY. ALL HOLIDAYS AND VACATIONS INCLUDED RUNNING AND THE ANNUAL TURKEY TROT REQUIRED YOUR GAME FACE. FRANCES RAN CROSS COUNTRY THROUGHOUT HIGH SCHOOL AND RAN HER FIRST HALF IN COLLEGE. SINCE THEN SHE HAS RUN 5 FULL MARATHONS INCLUDING TWO IN OUR HOME TOWN, BOSTON. FRANK WAS A GOOD CUSTOMER TURNED INSTRUCTOR, SO SHE KNOWS WHAT YOU'RE GOING THROUGH AND SHE IS STOKED TO GET YOU FASTER AND STRONGER. 

RACHEL KARMEN - INSTRUCTOR RACHEL BEGAN HER RUNNING CAREER RECREATIONALLY IN COLLEGE. SHE QUICKLY BECAME ADDICTED TO THE SPORT AND HAS BEEN RACING SINCE. SHE IS AN RRCA CERTIFIED RUNNING COACH AND HAS BEEN INVOLVED IN THE BOSTON RUNNING COMMUNITY FOR SEVERAL YEARS. SHE HAS RUN FIVE MARATHON TO DATE, INCLUDING TWO BOSTON MARATHONS AND PLACED FIRST FEMALE IN THE 2014 EMPIRE STATE MARATHON. SHE CURRENTLY HOLDS A 3:00 MARATHON PR AND IS HOPING TO BREAK THAT BARRIER AS SHE LOOKS TO TRAIN FOR BOSTON 2017.   

RACHEL KARMEN - INSTRUCTOR

RACHEL BEGAN HER RUNNING CAREER RECREATIONALLY IN COLLEGE. SHE QUICKLY BECAME ADDICTED TO THE SPORT AND HAS BEEN RACING SINCE. SHE IS AN RRCA CERTIFIED RUNNING COACH AND HAS BEEN INVOLVED IN THE BOSTON RUNNING COMMUNITY FOR SEVERAL YEARS. SHE HAS RUN FIVE MARATHON TO DATE, INCLUDING TWO BOSTON MARATHONS AND PLACED FIRST FEMALE IN THE 2014 EMPIRE STATE MARATHON. SHE CURRENTLY HOLDS A 3:00 MARATHON PR AND IS HOPING TO BREAK THAT BARRIER AS SHE LOOKS TO TRAIN FOR BOSTON 2017. 

 

 
LJ - INSTRUCTOR AS A THREE-SEASON VARSITY ATHLETE THROUGHOUT HIGH SCHOOL AND AT KENYON COLLEGE, SHE PLAYED FIELD HOCKEY, EARNED 4 STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLES IN SWIMMING, AND NUMEROUS ACCOLADES IN TRACK & FIELD, INCLUDING ONE STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE FOR POLE VAULTING AND A SCHOOL RECORD IN THE 400 HURDLES. ALTHOUGH SHE HAS RETIRED FROM THE TRACK HERSELF, YOU CAN FIND HER AT THE NEW ENGLAND TRIATHLON TOUR OR GEARING UP FOR HER NEXT ROAD RACE. MOST RECENTLY SHE COMPLETED HER FIRST MARATHON IN LEHIGH VALLEY, WHERE SHE EARNED A BOSTON MARATHON QUALIFYING TIME. SHE KNOWS WHAT IT’S LIKE TO PUSH HER BODY TO THE LIMITS, AND WILL CHALLENGE EVERYONE IN HER CLASSES TO BREAK BOUNDARIES.

LJ - INSTRUCTOR

AS A THREE-SEASON VARSITY ATHLETE THROUGHOUT HIGH SCHOOL AND AT KENYON COLLEGE, SHE PLAYED FIELD HOCKEY, EARNED 4 STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLES IN SWIMMING, AND NUMEROUS ACCOLADES IN TRACK & FIELD, INCLUDING ONE STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE FOR POLE VAULTING AND A SCHOOL RECORD IN THE 400 HURDLES. ALTHOUGH SHE HAS RETIRED FROM THE TRACK HERSELF, YOU CAN FIND HER AT THE NEW ENGLAND TRIATHLON TOUR OR GEARING UP FOR HER NEXT ROAD RACE. MOST RECENTLY SHE COMPLETED HER FIRST MARATHON IN LEHIGH VALLEY, WHERE SHE EARNED A BOSTON MARATHON QUALIFYING TIME. SHE KNOWS WHAT IT’S LIKE TO PUSH HER BODY TO THE LIMITS, AND WILL CHALLENGE EVERYONE IN HER CLASSES TO BREAK BOUNDARIES.