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Alexis Avila talks to Rick Muhr, running coach, speaker, and writer at Rick brings over 17 years of marathon coaching experience. His marathon teams have raised millions of dollars for charity. Rick shares his story on how he got into running and fundraising. His motto is: “True greatness is not what we accomplish ourselves, but what greatness we inspire in others.”

Our Guest

Rick Muhr is a running coach, speaker, and writer at His journey started in West Virginia and is now based in Grafton, Massachusetts. Rick has a BA in business administration and marketing.

Since college, Rick has completed over 30 marathons and has a marathon personal record of 2 hours and 33 minutes. For 12 years, Rick was the head coach for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Team and training programs.

For the past several years, he has led and trained the Marathon coalition, which is a group of 15 Boston Athletic Association-sponsored charities. Over the years, Rick’s marathon teams have raised millions of dollars for charity.

About Prepped & Polished:

Prepped & Polished, LLC is a premier educational services company founded by educators in 1999. Our mission is to provide you with the highest-quality customized learning experience available. We will help you achieve top grades, higher test scores, and meet your academic and professional-related goals. Whether you are looking for in-person or online Tutoring and Test Preparation, we are here to help you succeed. Our caring, dynamic educators graduated from some of the most elite schools in the nation, including University of Michigan, Harvard, Brown, and MIT. They are ready to provide you with the strategies, tools and guidance necessary to ensure academic and professional success. Prepped & Polished proudly serves Boston and its surrounding areas including: Weston, Wellesley, Wayland, Sudbury, Dover, Needham, Belmont, Lexington, Concord, Lincoln, Newton, Brookline, Sherborn, Carlisle, Boston.

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