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Lessons From The Long Run

A rare opportunity to stop and consider life's journey...

The Lessons From The Long Run course uses the exercise, activity and journey of running to open the student's eyes to thoughtfully consider their lives, love and legacy. It is designed for everyone; runners and non-runners alike as a true motivational tool for getting more out of the "race" known as life.

The course is divided into 26.2 lessons to correspond with mile markers in a marathon. The lessons (mile markers) include a title, scripture reference, content, question, challenge and an opportunity to answer challenge / journal questions.


About the Author / Instructor:

Jay McChord is a nationally recognized trainer, consultant, speaker, artist and author. He speaks and consults with companies and organizations across the globe on the issues of Generational Communication, Leadership and Health. His high-energy, excitement and desire to encourage people to do more than they thought possible has made him a leader in business, government, education and the non-profit world. He has also been a runner for over three decades. He sees running as a parable for life. His running is about being consistent, enjoying the process and learning from the journey.


Jay McChord’s running resume consists (thus far) of:

  • Completed 37 consecutive Bluegrass 10,000’s in Lexington, KY (the annual 10K race held in McChord’s hometown on July 4th)

  • Completed 3 full Marathons (Chicago 2002, 2003 and 2007)

  • Completed 10 Half Marathons

  • Completed 6 “Bourbon Chase” Races (200 mile team relay race held each year in Kentucky)

  • Completed 1 Triathlon

  • Completed Countless 5k races

  • Personally trained dozens of Novices and Non-Runners to complete 5k to Full Marathon races


What Others Are Saying About Lessons From The Long Run...


"This challenging but fun course will move you from a life of mediocrity to one of satisfying and sustaining joy."

- Jon Weece, Lead Follower (Senior Pastor), Southland Christian Church, Lexington, KY


"You will be stretched by this book as well as deeply appreciating the special folks running the Race of Life with you."-

Doug Flynn, Former MLB player, 2-time World Series Champion / Gold Glove Winner


"You may not be a runner. You may never run a marathon. But you would be wise to complete the Lessons From The Long Run course."

- Matt O'Neil, Senior Pastor, Watershed Church, Charlotte, NC / Marathon Runner


"Jay McChord is one of the best, most insightful and powerfully motivating individuals I've ever known."

- Jack Kelly, Former CEO, Goodwill Games (USA & Russia)




Your Instructor


Jay McChord
Jay McChord

Jay McChord is a highly requested trainer, speaker and consultant to companies, institutions and organizations globally.

Recognized as an authority on the Multi-Generational Workplace, Jay’s high-energy live events and high-value online content have earned him the nickname of “Your Chief Encouragement Officer”.

Jay brings a unique perspective to his sessions as a former Global Senior Sales Trainer for a multi-billion dollar international technology company, an elected official, published author and military artist. Jay’s connection to each audience sparks energy, enthusiasm and passion.

Jay and his wife, Jennifer, have two children, Riley and Davis, and make their home in Lexington, KY.


Course Curriculum


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Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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