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, 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