About Us

STEVE BROWN – Race Director

Profile

• Owner/Operator of Peach City Runners & Adventure Sports
• Diploma of Technology Financial Management, Accountant (CMA)
• President and Race Director – Ironman Canada, 1992
• Race Director Peach Classic Triathlon, 1992, 1993
• Ironman Canada Finisher 1987, 1996, 2006
• Ironman Hawaii Finisher 1989, 1994
• Founder and Race Director – Ultraman Canada since 1993
• Peach City Marathon & Half Marathon since 1997

Background

Peach City Athletics Inc. was started by Steve Brown in January of 1998. Steve Brown has been responsible for producing various events over the last number of years and has now established a broad base on which to produce more and better events.

ALEXIS BROWN – Assistant Race Director

Profile

• Teacher for School District #73
• B.A. Ancient and Medieval History
• PDPP Education (Secondary)
• M.Ed Literary and Learning
• Saskatoon Half Marathon Finisher 2008
• Peach City Runners Half Marathon Finisher 2010

Background

Alexis has grown up with Ultraman Canada as a “normal” part of her life. Since 1993 she has helped in all but one Ultraman Canada event. Alexis officially accepted the position of Ultraman Canada Assistant Race Director for 2012, after many years of being groomed for the position. She currently lives in Kamloops, British Columbia with her husband, and works as a high school Social Studies and English teacher.

STEVE KING – Race Announcer

Background

Steve King has a B.Sc. degree in Health and Human Services and is a Registered Clinical Counselor. He is an avid runner and triathlete who has held six national age group records, has raced at Ironman and Ultraman triathlon distances and has been a member of Canada’s national 100km team. In 2001 he became only the second Canadian ever to finish the 135 miles Death Valley race. He was the publisher of `Tri-Fit Quarterly`, a national triathlon magazine, author of a triathlon training log and a CBC colour commentator for the sport of triathlon. He is also the race announcer for a number of events that have included Ironman Canada.
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RICK KENT – Photographer & Technical Director

Background

Rick Kent, became a professional sports photographer after being diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis in August 2002. He is a public speaker for MS Lifelines Ambassadors. He has had a long and distinguished career as an Ultra Distance Athlete including: 5 time finisher of RAAM (4th place ’92), 3 time finisher of Furnace Creek 508 Mile Cycle Race (2nd – ‘91), 48 marathons, 7th person ever to cross continental USA in under 9 days by bike, 3 Ultraman Hawaii, 1 Ultraman Canada and officially finished 2003 Paris – Brest – Paris 1200 KM Cycling Event despite having MS. Former World Record for 24 Hour Road Time Trial, Former USA National Record Holder – 100 KM Time Trail (Track). As a photographer he has photographed over 200 events including Ironman Canada, New York City Marathon and has 4 magazine covers to his credit.