Alex is a Sports dietitian and endurance nutrition expert. She is also a UKA athletics coach coaching ultra distance athletes as part of the Running with Us team. Being also a competitive runner for 20 years, she is able to translate the science into reality for all runners. With degrees in Sports & Exercise Science and Nutrition & Dietetics, she has over 13 years experience in a variety of settings, including the NHS, British Army and the Institute of Naval Medicine Research Team and elite sport. Now based in Berkshire, Alex runs her own performance nutrition consultancy (@theSportsDietitian @Diet360). Her clients vary from amateur to elite athletes. She supports both junior and senior athletes to achieve their goals from county through to international level.
As a competitive distance runner, she has made a mark in the world of Ultra Running. With a number of domestic podium finishes and a top 30 finish at Laveredo Ultra trail, Alex is able to draw on her 20 years running experience to fuel her client’s endurance goals.
Prior to her mountain goat endeavors, Alex’s personal bests range from 36.10 for 10K, 81 minutes for the half marathon and recently 2:57 for the marathon.
Panel Discussion; Nutrition – One Type Doesn’t Fit AllSaturday
12:25 - 13:15Inspiration Stage
Running to the looSaturday
14:50 - 15:20Running Skills Theatre