Richie Johnston

Richie Johnston

Richie competes over the marathon, half marathon, 10 and 5km distances. He is coached by Ellie Pashley and has a current Marathon PB of 2:26 from Seville 2022. Across other distances he has ran 70:18 at Melbourne half marathon 2021 and a 10km PB of 32:07.

Richie has 15 years of clinical physiotherapy experience, within elite and professional sports teams (Ulster and Irish rugby, Melbourne Storm, West-Coast Waves and North Harbour Netball and Rugby) within Australia, New Zealand and Ireland. Since moving to Melbourne 2019, he is currently the lead investigator of the TRAIL running study at La Trobe Sport and Exercise Medicine Research Centre.

Richie has a strong philosophy on building strength to support running performance and injury management.