Kellie Emmerson

Kellie Emmerson


Trail running

Road running


5km- 160km

Strength and conditioning



3xtime National long course trail running champ (2014, 2015, 2016)

3xtime Australian representative for World Trail Running Championships

Course record holder for various Victorian trail races.

100km PB = 9.03 (Surf Coast Century, 2016)

She loves training with her Vizsla-  Barkley – named after the Barkley marathons.

She also uses trail running as a way of travelling the world!


Helping people achieve goals and milestones that they only ever dreamed were possible and then seeing their confidence grow to set bigger and bolder goals.

Coach Stats

Brett Godden and Kylee Woods

Age Group Winners North Face Trail Series 2017

Amanda Megginson

2 Hour PB UTA 100 2017

Person Stats

Road Running PBs

Road Running Career Highlights

Trail Running Race Highlights

  • First Female UTA50 2017
  • First Female UTA100 2018

Other Career Highlights


Level 2 Advanced Recreational Running Coach

Les Mills Body Pump Instructor

Level 2 First Aid

Kellie Emmerson

Road Running
Trail Running

"I wanted to give you some feedback on David.
He is a magician! I entered the half as a last minute thing to kill time so I could watch Bec. David had me down to do 18k and 2 hours so thought it would be good timing.
I wanted to run to feel, not push hard after a big lead up and a big fall last week.
David also has been managing me through a runners knee.. so I ran without pressure and no looking at times, my expectation was circa 2:20 to do comfortably.
Today I crossed in 1:59 and had no idea I had even broken 2hrs. I had plenty left in the tank and no pain at all.
I was so excited and emotional I contacted him straight away and as is the humble nature of the man he took no credit.
Brendan, I could not be happier or healthier. Whilst, not an elite athlete, David treats me like a human and an athlete. He is a gentleman and he takes the time to understand you and what you are trying to achieve.
I am currently working close to 90 hours a week and yet he still has me wanting to crank out the kms. I feel lucky to have his advise and coaching. It is a privilege most on life are not afforded.
Thanks to both of you."

Troy DawsonLocal Athlete

Brilliant, superb, awesome, that about sums up this trip. If you are up for an adventure and don't want the hassle of finding accommodation or great food, and of course superb trails, then this is the trip for you. Brendan and his awesome team will take care of all this for you. I was blown away by the scenery of Chamonix and more importantly, went to places that I would not have had the confidence to go to by myself without the Up\P Coaching team preparing all this for me. Superb trip, highly recommends it.

Paul M

This tour was extremely well planned and managed by all. Once there everything was taken care of for us and the accommodation was stunning, conveniently located and very comfortable. Food catered for everyone’s dietary needs and was really tasty, plus there was never a shortage for breakfast, lunch & dinner on hungry runners tummy’s. 
The running itself was truely such an exceptional experience. Being able to run in these stunning locations, with coaches of such a high caliber is a experience very few get to enjoy. All runner abilities where catered for, so no one was left behind. I would 100% encourage others to take part in this experience, as I certainly hope to again.

Rebecca D

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