Shannon-Leigh ran 80km on the road recently in a time of 6 hours, 36 mins 25 secs - she won overall and broke her own NZ record over 6 hours.
2010-2011- self supported 50 km, Port Hills, 100km plus many half marathon events and running consistently for the last few years, however only running for fitness 5 times a week training for soccer and dancing. First half marathon at 24 years of age. Shannon has run thousands of miles and run for 15 years. She knows what it is like to start and is keen to share her knowledge.
Shannon is committed to achieving the highest standard she possibly can over the next few years in her sport. Shannon has raced and completed 35 ultra marathons on trail, road and mountain. Shannon ran 500km in 5.5 days for charity. She has raced internationally in the USA, Asia, Australia and NZ
NZ 6 hour Track female record holder - 2013
Australian Ned Kelly 100km Record Holder - 8 hours, 46 mins 2013
Ultra Race of Champions 100km Mountain Race, Copper Mountain, Colorado USA - 5th female 2014
Favourite running -Long long climbs, loves uphills running & fast non technical trail terrain. This is a photo by the Blue Lake Rotorua (credit L Marceau)