Welcome to Perth Running Club. We are a boutique running club established in 2012 by three time Olympian Sarah Jamieson.
Whether you can run the length of your driveway or run all day, Perth Running Club caters for you.
We pride ourselves on providing a personalised service where group sizes are kept to a minimum to ensure that we improve
every runner that joins our club. Our coaches are all running junkies and will ensure that if you aren’t already, you soon will be too!
Sarah is the Head Coach of Perth Running Club. She is a triple Olympian, Commonwealth
Games Silver Medallist and the current Australian Record Holder over 1500 metres. Her wealth
of knowledge has made her one of Australia’s top distance coaches. She has coached kids,
elite athletes, people with disabilities and the casual runner. Sarah is a Level 3 Accredited Middle
& Long Distance coach and also holds a Bachelor of Physical and Health Education. Sarah is kept busy with three kids!
Tina has had an unbelievable distance runner career representing the State & Australia on numerous occasions. She is a 4 times State Marathon Champion & has worn the green & gold 3 times at the World 50km Championship. In 2016 she placed 2nd in the Yokohama Marathon. Tina is also a school teacher & Mum and we are lucky to have someone of her experience & expertise on the coaching roster.
Louise coaches for our Recreational Run Group, Learn to Run Courses, Junior Squad & at our School Run Clubs. She brings a wealth of marathon experience to the Club having completed 5 of them as well as the 2 Oceans Race in Sth Africa (56km). Her marathon PB is 3.33. Louise has also represented Australia in both Rugby Union (Wallaroos) & Rugby League (Jillaroos). She is a Physical Education teacher at City Beach Primary School where she organises her own Run Club which attract over 100 kids. Arthritis in her ankle has kept her from running but she feels that coaching is the next best thing.
Andrea is an endurance machine. She has completed ten marathons with a PB of 2.55 & eight Ironman Triathlons! She is a secondary physical education teacher & Level 2 Recreational Running Coach. She loves coaching both runners & triathletes of all abilities. She coached her own 64 year old mother from couch to half marathon!
Asad is one of Western Australia's fastest athletes over the 800 & 1500 metres. He has competed at the National Championships in both track & cross country. He is hard working both on & off the track & is a fantastic role model for the kids he coaches. He holds a Level One and is a great asset to our coaching roster.
Jacinta is one of the coaches of our junior squad. She currently coaches at the UWA Little Athletics Centre (where her 3 kids compete) & the Iona Run Club. She is completing a PhD at Curtin University (Health Sciences) and works at St John of God Hospital as the Emergency Response Lead.
Jacinta is still competing in marathons in Australia & overseas while being a Type 1 diabetic. She is passionate about encouraging young athletes with diabetes or other medical conditions to continue their sport.
Emily is our resident speed queen. She has run a slick 11.85 for the 100 metres narrowly
missing the 100 metre final at the Australian National Championships (2015). Emily's attention
to run technique & strength conditioning is amazing. She is also a qualified podiatrist
amongst other things!
Pip works at Physio Atelier as a physio specialising in breathing patterns & as an asthma educator. She lives in the Hills and particularly loves trail running. Pip coaches our Hills Run Group which is based in Kalamunda. She has run a marathon, some trail ultra marathons, half marathons and she loves her parkruns. Pip is a Level 2 Recreational Running Coach.
Ben is one of Australia's fastest 1500 & 3000 metres underage athletes. He has represented
Australia in the 3000 metres at the Commonwealth Youth Games in Samoa (2015). He was
recently selected in the National Under 19 Squad. Ben is aspiring to represent Australia at the
Olympic Games & is a brilliant role model for the young kids he coaches.
Bri is one of Australia's finest prospects over the long distances & steeple chase. In 2014 she
broke the WA State Open 3000 metre record. Bri is currently on an athletic scholarship
at Providence College, Rhode Island USA. In 2016 she finished 10th in the NCAA Steeple
Chase final. This ranks her 10th of all College athletes in the USA.