Luke Humphrey, Owner, Head Coach

Luke Humphrey, Owner, Head Coach

  • Member of Hanson’s-Brooks Distance Project
  • Exercise Physiologist


  • B.A.A. Exercise Science, Central Michigan University (2004)
  • M.S. Exercise Science, Oakland University (2006)
  • Certified Clinical Exercise Specialist, American College of Sports Medicine


  • 2 Time Olympic Trials Marathon Qualifier (2008, 2012)
  • 5th place, 2011 Rock n’ Roll San Diego Marathon, 2:14:39
  • 2nd place, 2011 Rock n’ Roll Mardis Gras 1/2 marathon, 1:03:57
  • 10th place, 2010 USATF Club XC championships
  • 12th place, 2010 Chicago Marathon, 2:15:49
  • 1st place, 2010 5/3 Riverbank 10k
  • 3rd Place, 2010 PF Chang’s RnR 1/2
  • 16th place, 2009 Boston Marathon
  • 11th place, 2008 ING NYC Marathon
  • 11th place, 2006 Boston Marathon
  • 9th place, 2008 USATF 15k Championships
  • 9th place 2005 USATF Half-Marathon Championships


  1. […] is the end of week two of training under the guidance of my new coach, Luke Humphrey.  Sunday’s are my “long, moderate pace” run days for the week.  I like to get […]

  2. […] Luke Humphrey is a 2:14 marathoner, exercise scientist, head coach of Hanson’s Coaching Services and author of Hansons Half Marathon Method. In a recent interview Humphrey was asked what he felt was the most important workout for runners looking to set a PR in the half-marathon. He answered, “…I would say general mileage. The more you can handle, the better.” That’s why his plans call for 6 days of running each week. […]

  3. […] taken me a couple of marathons to see where I have erred, but I am now convinced that Luke Humphrey and the Hanson brothers have a plan that works for me.  Granted, I have also realized that I need […]

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