Gaz Brown

Gaz Brown, director and founder of GetRunning Ltd, first came into personal training in the UK back in 2005.  On Gaz’s return to New Zealand in 2006, he continued personal training at Les Mills in Auckland, and also completed various courses in advanced bio-mechanics and run coaching. 

Gaz specialises in run specific bio-mechanics/ injury prevention and advising clients on the proper steps to take with strengthening the body using a global approach when approaching their first half or full marathon.  Gaz has been successful in introducing many people into running, including taking Kerre Woodham to the Auckland, New York and Paris Marathons and co-writing with Kerre the book "Short Fat Chick to Marathon Runner,"  followed by "Short Fat Chick in Paris,"  with both books selling over 20,000 copies.


Sam Dobson

Sam (or Dobbo) has been with GetRunning for 2 years now - an invaluable resource for all the runners, having won the Rotorua marathon, and proved himself not only as a great runner - but also a fantastic coach.

Running is engrained in Dobbo's blood, having done so since the age of eight. He provides real running knowledge and race know-how. He is now available for one on one coaching consultations.