FEATURED ATHLETE PROFILE

ALEXANDRA BROWN

BRT ELITE SQUAD

NICKNAME:

AB, Brownie or Alex

LIVES:

Moriac

I have always been super active and sporty (transport sports mainly - don't throw me a ball!). Rowing was my sport of choice when I finished school and I still miss the comradery of a crew and the whole body work out to this day. However, after recovering from my second hip operation in 2014 I was strongly advised not to get back in a boat so started cycling to keep my legs strong and assist with rehab. I also joined a swim squad (when you've always woken up before 6am it's a hard habit to break) and slowly began to run again. After a couple of years of this and dabbling with surf life saving, a sport not conducive to working a full time corporate job in the CBD, I was convinced to do my first triathlon. Noosa 2014 was my first race, followed by a couple of the 2XU series races which saw me qualify for the Age Group World Champs in 2015. Unfortunately I ruptured my plantar fascia in the race at Worlds so had about 9 months off running. Since then I have done my best to stay fit and healthy but burnt myself out racing the 2017/2018 season so turned my focus to exercising just for fun and to keep me sane.

Away from triathlon I am a water engineer and manage the water team at local consultancy Spiire. I am incredibly passionate about my work and also about a relatively new found hobby of farming. My husband and I run a farm in Moriac which keeps us extra busy and always entertained with cows, pigs, chooks, ducks and our dog Baloo.
After turning my focus to 70.3 distance over summer I am pretty happy to say that I like the short stuff best so will be looking towards the 2XU series and maybe some destination races so I have an excuse for a holiday and more travel when we are allowed.

ALEXANDRA BROWN
ALEXANDRA BROWN

TOP RACING RESULTS

SUMMARY OF THE HIGHEST ACHIEVEMENTS IN ATHLETIC CAREER TO DATE.

YEAR

RACE / EVENT 

RESULT

2015,17,18

Age Group World Champships

Top 10 placings Sprint and Standard distance

2017

Noosa Triathlon

1st place 25-29 age group

2018

Elite 2XU Series

3rd place

2021

IRONMAN Geelong 70.3

3rd place 30-34 age group

THOUGHTS ON BECKWORTH RACING

I've known Adam since I was a little kid. His dad was my swimming coach and Adam did some athletics coaching with me in my teenage years. When I moved to Moriac in 2019, after 12 years in Melbourne I was burnt out and had lost my passion for triathlon. After recovering from yet another injury I asked if I could join Run Club to keep me motivated and social with likeminded people during winter. The vibe was electric and everyone was so welcoming and motivated that after about 6 months I agreed to do another triathlon and set some new goals.

My passion for the sport is back and I have loved having so many familiar faces, a club tent and such an amazing cheer squad on race day! The culture at Beckworth Racing is unlike any other sports club I have been in, a testament to Adam, the coaches and all of the athletes and supporters!