"Jo is a great trainer and a lovely human. If you have a goal, talk to her about how to smash it."
Alex Green. Aspire2 Runner in the Six-Foot Track 45k trail race
"Jo's Run Coaching has been the best decision I've made for my running - I've acomplished some great goals this year - from Jabulani to Brisbane Trail Ultra. I love that I don't have to think about planning - Jo works with me to fit my training around full-time work and kids. UTA50 next! "
Ellie Burns, Aspire2Runner
“Jo’s approach to run coaching is holistic: she understands the mental and emotional aspects accompanying the physical side of training. Jo strongly emphasis enjoyment of the training process. Instead of judging a Coach on athletes’ race times, I believe it’s changes in their mental attitude that is equally (if not more) important. This is something Jo excels at.”
Paul McBride, Aspire2Runner at Ultra-Trail Australia 100K
"I've been Strengh-Training with Jo since the lead-up to UTA100 2019. My performance in that race was above my expectations, and the strength training was a huge contributor. The training builds the strength endurance required for long races and is critical for injury prevention. Jo's attitude is very positive and she creates a fun group atmosphere. The exercises are varied so your body constantly adapts. These classes are key to my training."
Warren Rolfe, Ultra Endurance Athlete
" I’m no runner but I love Jo’s strength-training sessions. They’re an inspiring and valuable addition to my weekly fitness routine."
Trina Hodgett, Aspire2 Group Strength-Training Class Participant
"Jo is a brilliant coach! I am on older female runner and Jo has provided me with a sensible age-appropriate training program. I've achieved some accidental PBs! Her communication skills are outstanding. She takes the time to read/listen to how you are feeling and adjusts your program accordingly. She responds to emails etc promptly and is very supportive/caring and easy to talk to. With her scientific background and passion for running, she is the perfect coach. She is awesome!
Mhairi Criag, Aspire2Runner at Tarawera 50K ultramarathon