Zoe Heath

Nickname: Mojo
Workplace: First State Super
PB’s: 5k 20:04 10k 46:11 Half-marathon 1:38:24 Marathon 3:30:30
Best Running Experience: Completing my first marathon in Canberra in 2015
Worst Running Experience: The second lap of the Brimbank Park marathon this year. It was hot and hilly, and my body gave up at 30kms, but my mind was determined to finish – longest 12km walk ever!
Racing Shoes: Nike Free
Years Running: 20 odd years – on and off
Why Do You Run: It makes me happy
Favourite Training Session: A lap around the tan
Hobbies: Running, writing, patting dogs, cooking, trips to the country, patting dogs, drinking coffee, dancing and patting dogs.
Most Important Thing To Me: My family, my dog, the environment and helping those who are less fortunate than I
Biggest Dislike: People who exploit the environment and other people
Favourite Movie: Two Hands
Favourite Music: Eclectic taste varying from Bluegrass to EDM
Favourite Food: Mango
Favourite Drink: Coffee
Favourite Event: Christmas
Dream Occupation: Farmer
Most admired athlete: Kathrine Switzer
Little known fact about me: I can’t eat eggs, because when I was little we lived on a chicken farm and my big sisters told me that eating the egg yolk meant I was eating the baby chickens
Life Highlight: Getting my dog
Life low-point: The time I had to eat an egg
Three Things You Want To Do Before You Die: Run a sub 20 minute parkrun, stop climate change and fall in love
Favourite Quote: “There is no passion to be found playing small – in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.” – Nelson Mandela