Two achievements I have personally accomplished through my volunteering:
1. Successfully coached running technique through 25 Beginner Runners’ Clinics (since 2012) with over 250 participants, mainly women aged 25 to 60. This is and was always done for a nominal fee to participants to allow everyone access.
2. Event director of over 45 road and trail races and fundraising events in the region, including six 3 Marathons in 3 Days races, six Kuranda to Port Douglas races, NQ Games (2010 & 2016), three Dynamic in a Dress races, Magic Mile races and four Paws on the Path Fun Runs/Walks. These events attracted over 2,500 competitors (local, regional, intrastate, interstate and overseas).
Founder and managing director of Dynamic Running Ltd. (2014-present).
President of the Cairns Road Runners and Triathlon Club (2011-2013) with a track record of increasing club membership from 100 to over 400 members.
Various newspaper articles promoting running in Far North Queensland.
One of the first three women to compete in the Kokoda Challenge in PNG (2007).
Female winner of the FNQ Trail Running series (2012).
Competitor in various road and trail foot races including the Cape Wrath Ultra (2018), Three Marathons in Three Days Ultra (126.6km, Cairns Tablelands, 2012-2018), UTA100 (100km, Blue Mountains, 2016), Blackall 100 (100km, Sunshine Coast Hinterland, 2015), the Kokoda Challenge (96km, PNG, 2007), Comrades Marathon (89km, South Africa, 2013, 2014, 2017, 2018), the Kuranda to Port Douglas Ultra (64km, 2011-2018), the Australia Running Festival Ultra (50km, Canberra, 2017, 2018), the Surfcoast Century (50km, Anglesea, 2015), the Inca Trail (45km, Peru, 2008), the Great Ocean Road Marathon (45km, 2015), Melbourne Marathon (2012-2014), Gold Coast Marathon (2006, 2007, 2009, 2017), Townsville Marathon (2012, 2016), Sydney Marathon (2014), Hobart Marathon (2009), and numerous half marathons and other shorter races.