Susan Loken

Susan Loken


Susan Loken is a USATF, RRCA Lydiard and NPTI certified running coach based in Phoenix, AZ. Highlights of Susan’s running career include 4 U.S. Masters Marathon Championships, 3 U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials qualifiers, and 3 consecutive New York City More Marathon titles. Susan’s passion has since transitioned into coaching runners of all abilities achieve their goals. In the past 10 years, she has coached more than 800 runners from newbies to Olympic hopefuls and everything in between. She is the founder of BTB (Believe Train Become) coaching – a business dedicated to helping runners achieve their potential. BTB is proud to partner with certified athletic trainer Kyle Herrig (ATC, CSCS, and CAFS) of Triplex Training Systems. BTB and Triplex work together to train healthy, balanced runners, emphasizing injury prevention and a welcoming, encouraging, all-inclusive atmosphere. 



  • USATF Certified Coach 
  • RRCA Lydiard 
  • NPTI