Alice Diffely — Senior Instructor

A native of Portland, Certified Chi Running® and Chi Walking® Instructor and RRCA Certified Running Coach Alice Peters Diffely has been an avid runner ever since she competed for Lincoln High School’s cross country and track teams.  Alice was a member of Stanford University’s track team during her freshman year of college, until she was sidelined by injuries.  She consistently placed in her age group in local road races throughout her 20’s.  Competitive highlights include a 3:06 marathon finish as a law school student.  Beginning in her early 30’s, Alice experienced recurring bouts of Achilles tendonitis and plantar fasciitis, which caused her to limit her running for several years.  With the help of Chi Running® and Chi Walking®, Alice has learned to manage, recover from, and avoid those injuries.  She is enjoying her running and walking tremendously.  Now in her 40’s, Alice is once again placing well in her age group in local road races.  In addition to running and walking, Alice enjoys practicing yoga and meditation regularly.  She lives in Northwest Portland with her husband and two children.  Alice offers group and individual Chi Running® and Chi Walking® instruction throughout the Portland Metropolitan Area.  Alice is also a Registered Yoga Teacher and offers Yoga For Runners & Walkers classes and workshops as well.

Alice Diffely

Portland Metro Area




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