Get runners to ask for you by name


Why Get Certified?


Use our movement-based system to analyze exactly what each runner needs to promote quality movements and get excellent results. 

RunDNA has helped physical therapists, athletic trainers, personal trainers, chiropractors and coaches around the world make the transition from being frustrated to being the first called and most trusted Running Professional by using our systematic approach.


Essential Elements

Of Running

Get the foundational knowledge that they don’t teach in school to start talking about, and understanding the unique needs of runners.


One hour FREE course


Level 1

Certified Running Gait Analyst

Learn what to look for, and how to prioritize what you see in running gait analysis. The Runner Readiness Assessment provides a foundation for understanding the root of a runner’s movement impediments.


Level 2

Certified Running Gait Analyst

Now that you can analyze gait, dive deep into advanced gait retraining concepts, the role of loading and strength, and how to address complicated cases.

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What Our Community Is Saying

I recommend these courses to anyone looking to be comprehensive and effective in treating runners.

C. Juliano
Level 2 Certified Running Gait Analyst

Very good course, love all the handouts.  I already used the info before even finishing the course.

C. Dawson
Best Mobility Fixes for Runners

Thank you for all of your knowledge and helping me reach my goal.  Runners are asking for me by name and traveling to see me!

L. Couls
Level 2 Certified Running Gait Analyst

I really needed this course!  I needed this level of course for competency and confidence to work with the high number of runners in my community! 

D. Fleming
Level 1 Certified Running Gait Analyst

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Level 1 a pre-requisit for Level 2?

YES! Level 1 is a pre-requisite for Level 2. Level 2 enrollment is open only a few times a year, so snag Level 1 while you can in preporation for Level 2 opening up!

How long do I have access to the courses for?

Once you register, you’ll have access to the courses indefinitely. This courses are available on the website and mobile app, so you can watch it anywhere and at your own pace.

Who are these courses for?

Whether you work with runners (or athletes that run) all day long or a few times a month, this course will give you the confidence and clarity to achieve excellent results and accelerate your success.  Professionals in the medical or fitness industry will find immediate and applicable knowledge, no matter what level of experience .  There are NO requirements to have special technology or applications to obtain the benefits of this course.

What are Level 1 Certified Running Gait Analysts finding most beneficial about the certification?

I really like the running readiness assessment and breakdowns for each of the screening tools. I also liked the interventions given based on specific mobility/stability impairments. Since the course is self-paced, I've already effectively used some of the strategies with my runners!" L. Wong, DPT "From reviewing the case studies which bring together the whole systematic approach, I've been able to determine a better prescription for the runners I'm working with who are recovering from running injuries. Already, I am seeing more runners refered by current patients." A. Xavier, DPT

Are they approved for CEUs?

YES! Level 1 & Level 2 courses are approved in AZ, WI, CO, OH, IL, CA TX, TN, FL, DE & MI. Additionally, on the check out page for all of our courses, we give the course details for you to submit to your State Board for approval if your state is not listed.

Are there requirements to maintain Level 1 or Level 2 Certification?

While we encourage you to continue learning (and will provide opportunities for you to do so) there is no requirement for maintaining Level 1 or Level 2 certification.

How will I get access to the App?

If you enroll in Level 1 or Level 2, you'll recieve a free access code for the RunDNA app for 1 and 3 months, respectively. You'll find the code for free and link to register for the app in the course introduction.

Where is a good place to get started?

We think a great place to start is with our free Essential Elements of Running course and Level 1 Certified Running Gait Analyst.

How can I get in touch with you?

We'd love for you to get in touch with us and discuss your professional goals related to working with runners! Feel free to email Doug at to chat about this. For questions about the course content and application, email our lead instructors, Doug or Scott, at For questions related to accessing the courses and general inquiries email our education assistant, Kathryn, at

Supplemental Course

BEST Mobility Fixes For Runners