Head Coach


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Andrius - MSc, SportsMed, PhD (c) - has made a name for himself in competitive ultra distance trail running. He is also known in the field of sports medicine and exercise physiology. Over the years, working with a range of athletes he acquired extensive knowledge of efficient training strategies to help beginner runners as well as elite athletes to achieve their sporting dreams. Currently he is studying towards his doctoral degree (PhD) in Exercise Physiology in AUT University (NZ), with main research interest in nutritional strategies to improve endurance exercise performance.

Race highlights and achievements:

2016 Tarawera 50 (NZ) - 1st

2016 Kepler Challenge 60K (NZ) - 4th

2016 UTA100 (AUS) - 5th

2016 Moonlight Mountain Marathon (NZ) - top 3

2015 Tarawera 100 (NZ) - top 10

2014 Tarawera 50 (NZ) - the winner and CR holder

2015 The Hillary Ultra (NZ) - the winner and CR holder

2015 The North Face 50 (AUS) - the winner and CR holder

2014 Trangrancanaria 84K (ESP) - top 10