Role: Social Media and Events Coordinator

Favourite Place to Run: Newcastle, nothing beats running from the Wharf to the beaches.

Favourite Running Shoe: Brooks Pure Flow

Top Running Tip: Just run how you feel, and make sure you enjoy your run.

Why I Run: It's my mental and physical therapy - everything else is a bonus.

Greatest Running Achievement: Completing my first road marathon and also completing the Shotover Marathon in New Zealand.

Melanie is an extremely active member within the Newcastle running community, being a regular with running groups The Wooters and The Nightstriders. There aren't too many Saturday's you won't see Mel out pushing herself at one of the many parkruns in the area. She is also very well known for making her husband, Clinton dress up in costume at some of the larger fun runs.