aged 55, started 2016 having to take an unplanned break due to a stress fracture of his tibia. Guided by Sean Williams he has successfully returned to racing and placed third in his age group for the Sydney 10 in May and won his age group in the Sydney Harbour 10 in a time of 35:49. His goal for the 2016 City to Surf is to better his 2015 time of 50:20. Chris is a regular participant in ParkRuns and is regularly in the to 5 in Australia for age % gradings. He is usually close to 90% which is amazing.
Chris is a health researcher interested in promoting the benefits of a physical active lifestyle for those in the community who are older, have a chronic disease or disability. With work colleagues he produced a film featuring three physically active older Australians that made the final of the 2016 Run Nation Film Festival.