Romain joined Run4It in 2016, only a few weeks after he landed in Scotland. Senior Assistant Manager at the Dundee store and Run4It Journal content writer, Romain’s a busy chap, but he spends his free time wisely – out in the open, tearing up the Scottish hills and trails. He left France to travel, and live and work abroad, and certainly makes the most of his time here. He’s a passionate ultra runner and uses long distance runs to explore and discover new places. He loves sports in general and finds inspiration in athlete's stories, sports-themed books and videos.
Run4It Bridge of Allan's Debs has been a keen runner all her life and has completed two marathons and numerous half marathon, 10k and hill races. She enjoys running both on road and trail and loves inspiring and helping others to get into running. She also loves a runstreak – her longest to date is 391 days!
Douglas joined Run4It in September 2016 and graduated in 2018 with a MSc in Human Anatomy at the University of Dundee. His main areas of interest are within cardiovascular, neuroanatomy and exercise physiology. Douglas loves pushing the boundaries in training, and with a mixed background of martial arts and running, is always keen to help improve your run.
Emma joined the Run4It Edinburgh team in October 2017 and has been manager at Lothian Road since February 2018. She studied Zoology at University and enjoyed running for fun during this time, taking part in 5k and 10k races. After uni she took up longer distance running, completing numerous half marathons in the UK and the Edinburgh Marathon in 2015. Her aim is to never run the same race twice and she is looking to head abroad for her next one!
Finlay races long distance triathlon and has competed in multiple Ironmans including the Ironman World Championships in Kona, Hawaii. His best place finish was at Ironman UK Bolton in 2017 where he finished 11th place overall. Finlay is seeking a new PB this season so will be focusing on getting as close to 8 hours flat as possible. He is also a Triathlon Coach/Sports Scientist for What's Your Meta when he isn't training or working at Run4It.
James is an international hill runner and outdoor Personal Trainer who likes nothing better than running on the trails around Edinburgh. His favourite routes are on Arthur's Seat or on the tracks around Glentress Forest.
Initially a competitive swimmer, Katie turned to running in 2014 as a break from studying and hasn't looked back since! Having tried her hand at track, road and cross country, she's happiest on the hills and more often than not has a trail race in the calendar that she’s working towards.
Lucy joined Run4It in May 2016. A born and bred club track runner she has recently taken to half and full marathon distances both off and on road following the success of London Marathon 2017. She aims to compete in more marathon distance events in 2019.
Mandy started at Run4It in 2013 and took over as the Bridge of Allan shop manager in 2014. Having competed in triathlon and road running, she turned her attention in to trail running and Canicross in 2015. She now competes in the UK and abroad with her dog Max. When not running, Mandy can be found taking photos (a dab hand with a camera) or flying the skies, having qualified as a private pilot.
With specific interests in long distance running, high intensity training (HIIT), strength and conditioning, and nutrition, Rosie also has a BSc Hons degree in Sport and Exercise Science and over 12 years of running experience in her legs. Rosie is a passionate runner who dabbles in road running but far prefers to spend hours on the trails and hills! In the last few years she has moved her focus onto longer distance events and often runs in the Pentland Hills!
Scott Kennedy has his fingers in many Run4It pies, splitting his time between being part of the management team in our Glasgow City store and creating content for our website. He’s also the company shoe guru (owning a ridiculously large shoe collection!) and has responsibility for the shoe range you see in our stores and on our website. If it doesn’t get Scott’s approval, we don’t stock it! A font of knowledge across the Glasgow and wider Scottish running scene, he’s an accomplished racer and a qualified endurance coach. He leads the training group from our Glasgow City store on Monday evenings and likes nothing more than using his expertise to help others improve their running, whatever their ability or experience.
Will joined the Run4It team in 2015 and is now responsible for all of our shops across Scotland. Will has been running since 2015 and specialises in ultra distance events. When not working you will find him on the trails or in the hills; somewhere quiet and scenic to get the miles in. Will has plans to run the West Highland Way race and some of the other iconic, long distance events around the world.