Harriet Smith

Harriet Smith

Harriet is a runner and physiotherapist currently living on the Sunshine Coast.

She has additional qualifications as a strength and conditioning coach (L1), USA Track and Field coach (L1) and in Vinyasa yoga. As part of her physiotherapy training, Harriet has undertaken study into female specific training and enjoys integrating sports science research into program design in order to work with her athletes physiology.

Her studies and personal experience have made her appreciate the effort and -often at times- struggles that are involved in staying healthy and injury free. She believes that having a structured and enjoyable program is the key to consistent, long term improvements in running and is looking forward to working with others, whether they are seasoned runners or just starting on their journey.

Harriet has represented Australia at both the World Long and Short Course Mountain Running Championships, won the Sunshine Coast Half Marathon, and competed as an NCAA D1 student-athlete in the USA for Cross Country/Track. She has posted times of 17.39 (5km) 3:02 (marathon), her passion lies in trail racing and she takes every opportunity to compete off road.