BTB Iowa City

Yohnnie Juhlin-BTB Iowa City


Yohnnie Juhlin is an RRCA certified running coach and a professional competitor in the WNBF (World Natural Bodybuilding Federation – Figure Division).  Yohnnie has been running since grade school and played LaCrosse at the University of Arizona.  Yohnnie has completed 15 marathons, including 3 Boston marathons, the Dublin marathon, New York, Chicago and several others.

In addition to the marathon, Yohnnie qualified for nationals in 2003 for the 1/2 marathon at Tucson putting in a person best of 1:22.  Yohnnie has run many races in the 5k, 10k, 1/2 marathon distances and has also competed twice in the 1/2 Ironman in Boulder, Colorado as well as several Sprint and Olympic length triathlons.  Yohnnie is currently being coached by Susan Loken (elite athlete, 3x marathon Olympic trials qualifier, 4x USA Masters Marathon Champion and 3x More Marathon winner).

More recently, Yohnnie has been shaking it up by running trail and off road races.  Yohnnie has recently taken up skate skiing and has completed the American Birkebeiner 3 years in a row, steadily advancing from a Wave 9 start to Wave 3.

Yohnnie’s Career Highlights

  • Marathon PRs: 2:58 and 2:59
  • Half Marathon PR: 1:22
  • 5k PR: 18:45
  • Ran as Elite runner in New York, 2009

My philosophy is that anything is possible and that you become part of what you are around.  It is so important to surround yourself with positive people and people who have already achieved what you want to achieve.  I also believe that we are capable of much more than we think we are.

“BELIEVE that you are capable of anything. TRAIN like you know it. BECOME your dreams!!”