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Riley Cocks, Elite Australian Distance Runner

ABOUT RILEY

Riley is a professional Australian Distance runner for 2XU and qualified Physiotherapist. He holds personal bests of 1:02.54 for the half-marathon, 28:45 for 10,000m, and 13:50 for 5,000m.

Riley represented Australia at the 2017 and 2019 World University Games in the 10,000m where he placed 8th and 10th respectively. He was selected for the Australian team to compete at the 2020 World Half Marathon Championships, but unfortunately the team was withdrawn due to COVID-19.

Riley’s career highlights include placing 2nd at the 2017 Australian Road Running Champs (City2Bay), placing 2nd at the 2018 Australian Cross Country Championships, and breaking the South Australian record at the half marathon distance in Launceston in 2021.

Riley placed 7th at the 2020 Australian 10,000m Championships (held in 2021) with a personal best of 28:45.50. Riley ran a big personal best at the 2021 Sydney Track Classic, with 13:50.23 to place 7th overall in the Australian 5,000m Championships. This was Riley’s first time under the 14 minute barrier with a previous personal best of 14:01 from earlier this year.

“I love the consistency, I find it a really refreshing drink post exercise. As it’s backed by science that is available to the consumer, I am confident that PREPD is benefitting my performance.” — RILEY COCKS

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor of Health Science & Master of Physiotherapy
  • Registered Physiotherapist
  • Level 1 Community Athletics Coach
  • Level 2 Recreational Running Coach