About Us

“Girls Run the World provides the complete digital training solution for women in running and triathlon. Our mission is to help every woman achieve their dream goals with smart training, unique content and an incredible global online community.”

Rachael, Founder & CEO

Passionate about creating community and empowering women to believe in the possibility of achieving their impossible, Rahael has spent the last decade building successful female focused brands and utilising technology to help women train smarter.

With a experience as a female athlete and coach, Rachael also writes and is a speaker, she has presented at event exhibitions including The Digital Running Show. As a former senior level journalist, she also produces the Train Smart, Race Happy podcast. 


Coaching Qualifications

  • Biomechanics & Running Gait Reassessment 
  • Strength & Conditioning Coach
  • EA Running Coach
  • British Triathlon Level One Coach
  • Shivananda Yoga 


  • GB Age Group Olympic Triathlon 2019, Mumbai Marathon 1st vet female (2013), Fort William Marathon, 3rd (2016)
  • Personal bests: 5km: 19.45, 10km: 41.40, 13.1miles:1.33, 26.2miles:3.16

Innes Bailey, Head of Product

With a love of running, cycling and adventure racing, Innes also has 20 years experience in software and technology, helping GRTW to create digital training that works and engages female athletes.

Pete Goodman, Tech Development

Everyone who is part of Girls Run the World, loves running and the outdoors and Pete is no exception. From starting out at Parkrun, he is now an ardent fan of trail running and cycling. 

With his experience as both a runner and a software developer, he brings to GRTW a decade of experience in building tech for big name brands including On Running, Sony Music, Team GB and Magic Seaweed.

Saffi, Head of Partnerships

Saffi is our team dynamo, keeping customers happy and making sure they can access all our online programmes, get their hands on our lovely merchandise and book on to our range of retreats.

She is passionate about empowering women and works hard to create collaborative partnerships with brands, events and charities to further our mission.

Want to work with us? Speak to info@girlsruntheworld.co.uk

Fern Pearson, Digital Media & Community

Online community manager, Fern helps to implement our social media strategy and is responsible for our Real Women Review segments. 

Dawn, Physiotherapy Consultant

A qualified physiotherapist with her own practise specialising in treating runners, Dawn has consulted for Team GB physiotherapists, helping to create programmes for elite athletes and is the official physiotherapist of the Brighton Marathon.

She directs the GRTW  physiotherapy content and is a presenter and speaker. 

With two gorgeous daughters, Dawn got into running as a convenient way to exercise and for headspace. But now her girls are older, she has returned to her first love, swimming and is more often to be found in googles and swim cap in the sea traning for Swim-Run events. 

Qualifications: Member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapists, BSc Physio.