About Me

I have a degree (1993) and postgraduate MSc degree (1999) in Sports Science from Brunel University. I am a qualified UK Athletics Coach (CiRF), a trained Biomechanics Coach and qualified in kinesiology taping. I am an Area Coach for UK Athletics and regularly deliver workshops and mentor fellow coaches.

Sarah Russel smiling looking across the camera

My experience spans coaching, corporate fitness, cardiac rehabilitation, 1:1 and group personal training and corrective exercise rehab. In 2005, I founded Sarah's Runners, now one of the most successful Run England groups in the South East.

I have a strong interest in injury prevention and rehabilitation and regularly attend courses and workshops to develop my skills and services.

I represented Great Britain as an Under 23 lightweight rower in 1993 and have also competed for Team GB as an age grouper in duathlon (2005 and 2006). I've run 10 marathons, various ultras, long distance triathlons and the Himalayan 100 mile stage race.

Combining personal experience, scientific knowledge and a passion for running and fitness; I work with my clients to educate, guide and inspire.