Dion Finocchiaro

Founder/Head Coach

Dion started running in 2011 as a way to improve his health to balance living an unhealthy lifestyle as a chef. Little did he know, it wouldn't take long to get hooked. By entering Fun Runs, which started from 6.7km and increased in distance as a means to challenge himself. It didn't take long to complete his first marathon in  Melbourne, 2012.

From there, Dion has gone through the recreational running scene in trail running, ultra marathons, track races and the roads to become a highly competitive athlete. Dion has trained with some of the best athletes and coaches Australia has to offer.


Dion has won multiple Australian titles and Australian records. He has represented Australia at the 100km World Championships multiple times. He has now run over 70 marathons and ultra marathons.

What Dion really loves about coaching is guiding his athletes to fitness and success through running. Dion is known for investing in his athletes daily lives and riding the waves that running brings.

Outside of running, Dion likes catching up with friends, listening to music and podcasts, watching the Collingwood Magpies play in the AFL and being active outdoors.

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Get to Know Dion

As a high level athlete and running coach, I have become well-known and respected throughout Melbourne and Australia. After training with some of the best athletes and coaches Australia has to offer, I developed my own unique and effective teaching methods. I use my experience as a remedial massage therapist and great understanding of the human body to focus on getting your body and mind prepared for you to compete at your best.

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