Meet the Team!
Ben Parkes - Creator & Coach
2:25 marathoner and 67:50 half runner, Ben, left the corporate world to pursue a dream of spreading his love of running to others around the world. After gaining his coaching qualifications, he turned to YouTube to deliver simple easy to understand advice and now has over 90,000 subscribers.
Sarah Place - Video Editor & Coach
3:19 marathoner, 100 mile ultra finisher, coach and video editor, Sarah brings it all to the team. She is the driving force behind the YouTube channels, editing videos in Final Cut Pro and creates all the cover photos you see. She's the sounding board behind the business, while running her own highly successful coaching business as well.
Sheri Parkes - Fulfilment
Sheri (my mum!) took early retirement from the NHS to work with the team here at Parkes Running. Picking and packaging your orders with love, care and attention. Before sending them all over the globe for our amazing community of runners to enjoy. Sheri is a passionate gardener and loves horses!
Alex Murphy - Designer
Alex takes the design lead for everything we do, from creating the very best headwear in the world, to the technical gear and casual apparel. The attention to detail and design flair has taken the business to the next level. Now living in Brisbane, Australia he's a highly accomplished trail and ultra runner in his own right.