To find a personal coach to train you for a marathon, I would first try the gym, and then try the local yellow pages...This site may offer you some insight...www.runnersworld.com Training Training Plans
Consult with a personal trainer to find out how best to train for a half marathon. Also you can visit your local gym to learn about training for marathon running.
There are guides you can find in many places such as here; http://www.marathonguide.com/training/index.cfm ; Also if you were to seek out a personal trainer, they'd be really helpful.
For help with marathon training, check out "http://www.denverfit.com/" and "http://www.personalbestmarathoncoaching.com/". Good luck with your training!
You can find information about marathon training at the Breast Cancer Marathon website. If you're going to be running you may want to run for a cause! You can check out the website here: http://www.breastcancermarathon.com/run/local-training/
You can find help in making a training plan for a half marathon at the following web sites...www.runnersworld.com/article/0,7120,s6-238-591--14225-0,00.html or www.halhigdon.com/training/.../Half-Marathon-Novice-1-Training-P...
In order to get free training for a half marathon, you can try and find local groups of athletes training for the very same marathon. Training in groups can help a person stay focused and learn new techniques.
There are several programs available to help you train for a half marathon. A couple of popular ones are Hal Hingdon's (www.halhigdon.com/halfmarathon) and Jeff Galloway's (www.jeffgalloway.com/training/half_marathon.html) schedules. There are also several personal trainers that offer training for this event. You'll have to find one in your area.
There are several online sources for Christian life coach training. One of these is pccca.org.
You can find out more about personal training by going on the personal training wikipedia page. There you can probably learn about how to get certified as well.
I would look at Vision Personal training. They can help you get the one on one personal training you need.
Visit sites dedicated to Marathon running. It would also be very useful to talk with someone who previously competed in a marathon to get useful advice.
Here are a couple of websites that I found useful http://www.runningplanet.com/training/marathon-nutrition.html and http://www.active.com/nutrition/Articles/How-to-Create-Your-Marathon-Nutrition-Plan.htm.