Abbott Health & Fitness Expo Speaker Lineup

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The Abbott Health & Fitness Expo, which will run from 9 a.m.-8 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 9 and from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 10 and serve as participant packet pickup for the Bank of America Chicago Marathon, will this year feature a variety of prominent names in the running world on the Runner’s World Stage. The speaker lineup for the weekend is as follows:

Friday, Oct. 9
10 a.m. – Coach Bud Coates, Blue Benadum, Chris Wehrman, Andrew Adelmann, Alexi Pappas: “Training: How to Get Faster and Go Longer”
12 p.m. – Bart Yasso: “Fuel: Priming Your Body for Peak Performance”
2 p.m. – Joan Benoit Samuelson: “Overcoming Your Race Day”
3 p.m. – Carey Pinkowski, Peter Ciaccia: “Abbott World Marathon Majors: Tips from the Race Directors”
4 p.m. – “Insider Tips: Preview the Course”
5 p.m. – Bart Yasso: “My Life on the Run”

Saturday, Oct. 10
10 a.m. – Joan Benoit Samuelson: “Women’s Running: Why It’s Different for Us”
11 a.m. – Coach Bud Coates, Blue Benadum, Chris Wehrman, Andrew Adelmann, Alexi Pappas: “Training: How to Get Faster and Go Longer”
12 p.m. – Bart Yasso: “Fuel: Priming Your Body for Peak Performance”
2 p.m. – Bart Yasso: “My Life on the Run”
3 p.m. – Dean Karnazes: “Going Beyond: Running Adventures Around the Globe”