Speakers

We’re excited as hell about the speaker lineup for RunFest 2017! A mix of international and New Zealand stars, plus some local heroes. Find out more about them by clicking below, and check back as we’ll be adding more speakers in the weeks ahead!


Stacy Sims
Stacy Sims
Sally is an exercise physiologist and nutrition scientist.
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Gayle Snyders
Gayle Snyders
Gayle has been a clinical physiotherapist for 15 years.
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Barefoot Ted
Barefoot Ted
Barefoot Ted is an accomplished athlete known for self-experimentation and testing his natural human capabilities.
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Jonathan Wyatt
Jonathan Wyatt
Jonathan is a legend of New Zealand mountain running, with over 40 mountain race records.
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Sally McRae
Sally McRae
Sally is a professional trail runner, wife, and mother of two from Southern California.
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Billy Yang
Billy Yang
Billy Yang has been running and creating visual stories for almost 10 years. Raised in Los Angeles, he discovered the ultra mountain running scene shortly...
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Vicki Woolley
Vicki Woolley
Vicki is the editor of Kiwi Trail runner
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David Driscole
David Driscole
David is a Yoga teacher who can’t touch his toes.
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Paul Petch
Paul Petch
Photographer, runner, writer
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Alex Asher
Alex Asher
Running around New Zealand
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Tim Sutton
Tim Sutton
Adventurer, Mountain Runner and Occasional Racer
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James Kuegler
James Kuegler
James Kuegler truly lives and breathes fitness.
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Marianne Elliott
Marianne Elliott
Marianne is gradually running further and further.
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