Our Team

George Parkes

  • Founder and UK Athletics accredited Coach in Running Fitness
  • 20+ years of recreational running and competition experience
  • An accountant by profession, George worked with KPMG and Diageo, including 8 years in East Africa, before launching Run Beyond

Hilda Kigen

  • A graduate of the Sports Sciences faculty at Kenyatta University and MBA from the Catholic University of Eastern Africa, Hilda previously worked as administrator at the IAAF High Performance Training Centre in Eldoret and as a personal trainer
  • Hilda joined Run Beyond full-time in October 2018 as Store Manager

Martha Ngugi

  • A masters graduate from Kenyatta University's Sports Science faculty, Martha joined the Run Beyond team in October 2018 as a footwear specialist

Coach Simba

  • A coaching legend, Coach is a former boxer, musician and Navy veteran with decades of experience coaching at the top end of athletics
  • After leaving the Navy, Coach worked at Kim Mcdonald’s training camp in Nyahururu and subsequently became the Head Coach at the IAAF High Performance Training Centre in Eldoret