Welcome to InnerFight Endurance, the Middle Easts leading Endurance team helping people get better at life through endurance sports both in the Middle East and around the world.

No matter if you are a beginner in the endurance world or a seasoned pro our experienced group of coaches can help you. We specialize in tailor-made one to one coached endurance programs and also offer a number of simple off the shelf starter packs.

Your ability, your location, your experience and your discipline are not a limiting factor, we are here to help you.

What are you looking for?

  • One on one endurance coaching for running, cycling, swimming, OCR or triathlon? Mail us now and one of our coaches will kick off the process.
  • “Start to run” click here for our off the shelf beginners running program.
  • “Start to run Half Marathons” click here for our off the shelf half marathon program
  • “Ladies run club” click here for our off the shelf ladies running program.
  • “Run strong” click here for our off the shelf strength program for endurance athletes.
  • Group sessions (COVID permitting) we have 2 weekly running sessions and 2 weekly rides for our clients. Mail us to find out more
  • Obstacle course racing coaching? Click here and let us help you get involved in one of the worlds fastest growing sports.
  • A community to train with? Our Instagram account should give you a nice idea of what we are about.

Some FAQ’s

What level of athlete do I need to be?
We coach all levels! From complete novice to World championship standard.

What are the rates?
One on one programming:
1 month coaching: AED 1,575
3 months coaching: AED 4,200
6 months coaching: AED 6,300

I travel a lot or do not live in Dubai, does this matter?
Absolutely not, many of our clients travel frequently and even live abroad! All workouts are tailored to your schedule and available equipment & environment.

Our coaching team:

Marcus Smith

Entrepreneur, motivational speaker, extreme athlete and coach Marcus Smith is the founder of InnerFight. Along with running InnerFight and Smith St Paleo Marcus coaches a number of endurance athletes, mentors both youths and adults and continues his extreme challenges which have seen him run 30 marathons in 30 days, 206.9km around a 400m track in 24 hours and a number of other ultra marathons and cycling challenges.

Connect with Marcus: @mjd_smith


Tom Walker

Tom Head of Endurance. He blends nearly 10 years of coaching experience with a BSc (Hons) Degree in Applied Sport Science and competitive experience at national and international level.

Tom takes a wide interest in all endurance sports but works closely with high performance athletes, middle to long course triathletes and ultra runners.

Connect with Tom: @tomwalkerfitness


Rob Jones

Rob is from the UK and spent his early sporting life as a competitive swimmer from the age of 13.  Coming from 10 Years in Secondary education has enabled him to gain vast experience in coaching and helping  people with many different levels of ability. Rob has competed in numerous International and local ultra distance events, most recently the 24hour Back Yard Ultra race, UTMB OMAN 140km and just for fun, ran from the top to the bottom of Corsica on “Europes hardest Ultra trail” Rob believes that no excuse is valid and that everyone can go to sleep 1% better than when they woke that day.

Connect with Rob: @robertjjones


Stephanie Humphrey

Steph spent her childhood playing tennis and attended the University of South Carolina on a full tennis scholarship. Following her graduation, Steph worked in the media industry in London and Auckland, whilst running and racing in her evenings and at the weekends. Steph made the transition to Running Coaching in order to follow her passion, and to help others improve and train for races. Steph specialises in 5km – Marathon distances and also heads up our Ladies Running Club.

Connect with Steph: @steph.running


Rob Foster

Having performed at a high level in both running and cycling, over 10 years of coaching experience and a BSc in Applied Sports Sciences. He has the knowledge, experience and passion to get you where you want to go. He believes a scientific approach should always be employed and cleverly combined with life to maximise the potential of each athlete.

Connect with Rob: @re_foster


Jess Towl

Jess is one of our Performance and Endurances coaches. She spent her childhood as a competitive swimmer, before being selected for the Great Britain Triathlon team where she raced and trained all throughout her teens and University. 
Since moving to Dubai in 2011 Jess turned her attention to coaching and competing in Crossfit, she competed at the Crossfit Games Regionals and set a world wide event record. 
Most recently she has found success in obstacle course racing and is currently the top OCR athlete in the Middle East. 
Jess’ passion lies in all forms of fitness, combining both strength and conditioning with endurance. She wholeheartedly believes that it’s never too late to change your life and reach your full potential through health and fitness. 

Connect with Jess:  @jesstowl


Ivana Kolaric 

Ivana is one of our Performance and Endurance coaches. Originally from Serbia, she has been living and working in Dubai for the past six years helping people with their fitness journeys to achieve their goals and feel good about themselves.

Being a mountain and outdoors lover, Ivana enjoys all sorts of endurance sports, from trail running to mountain biking. She has been actively competing in obstacle course and adventure races locally and around the world on an elite level. She enjoys constantly challenging herself and redefining her limits. She competed in the World’s Toughest Race – Eco Challenge Fiji in 2019 and is at the forefront of adventure racing in the UAE.

Her goal is not only to inspire and engage people to be active and lead a healthy lifestyle, but also push them past their limits and improve their performance.

Connect with Ivana: @ivko_fitness


Matt Dewhurst

Matt is one of our Endurance coaches. Aside from coaching adults Matt will focus on developing our junior endurance programs! Exciting times!
He is a former professional football player and coach. Rode 24 hrs on his indoor trainer during lockdown 2020 charity.

Connect with Matt: @mdewhursttri


InnerFight Endurance UK

Lee Bradbury

Lee spent his early 20s competing in cross country and 3000m steeplechase whilst serving in the British Army including winning Army championships for the steeplechase. After leaving, Lee continued with his passion for running amassing 12 years of coaching and teaching, specialising in injury prevention. He now finds comfort in pushing his mental limits through ultra-marathons, having already completed Marathon des Sables, The Spine Challenger and Lakes in a Day. He has his sights on a Bob Graham Round in 2021 and 6633 Arctic Ultra in 2023

Connect with Lee: @if_enduranceuk



InnerFight Endurance Sessions Schedule

*Subject to change depending on the season.

InnerFight Junior Endurance Sessions Schedule