About Us

Who Are We?

Go the Distance is a running fitness business based in Poole, Dorset, that has been training clients and groups for over 10 years. Created by Tim Harris, who in 2006 broke a Guinness World Record for becoming the youngest person to run a marathon on each continent when he completed 7 marathons on 7 continents in 7 weeks. Tim is a qualified Level 3 personal trainer, a England Athletics leader in running fitness, and a qualified coach in running technique. Having coached clients and groups to achieve personal bests over the last decade, Go the Distance can help all runners of all abilities run to their potential. Whether you are an elite marathon runner or a complete beginner, professional training, advice and support can help your achieve your running goals, avoid injury and most importantly enjoy your run.

The Team

Tim Harris

Tim, who coaches many of the group running fitness sessions, is a qualified personal trainer, running coach and has 12 years experience working in the health and fitness industry. A former member of Wimborne Athletics Club Tim is an experienced racing on track, country and road, run 18 marathons including the 7 marathons on 7 continents in 7 weeks, 2 ultramarathons and completed several Triathlons including the New Forest IronMan.

Nick Stone

Nick, who coaches running specific yoga has been passionate about yoga for some years after initially being drawn to it because of the physical benefits to build strength, balance, flexibility and posture. In 2017 he completed his 200 hour teacher training in India and thrives on working with individuals and groups, whether it be for exercise and fitness, rehabilitation, relaxation or just maintaining a calm and peaceful mind.