ActiveQT was established in April 2009 by the running man himself Adrian Bailey. Originally from Wales, Adrian moved to Queenstown in 2002 after competing in the Queenstown Marathon and decided that he had finally found his training paradise. A keen athlete from a very young age Adrian represented Wales in numerous events from 5km Cross Country races to Ultra Marathons. After 5 years of waiting to become eligible to represent New Zealand he finally donned the Kiwi singlet and represented New Zealand in November 2008 at the 100km World Championships in Italy.
His enthusiasm and motivation for organising events is primarily due to a decline in events in the Queenstown area over the last couple of years. To be able to organise a variety of different multi disciplined events will allow a lot of people in the region and further afield to take part within an organised event and experience and enjoy the camaraderie and atmosphere the events have to offer in some of the most beautiful areas in the world.
Not only will the Events provide an opportunity for competition, it will also provide an opportunity for people from all walks of life the chance to take part in something that will be encouraging, motivating and social - not forgetting bringing to peoples attention health and wellbeing and also an opportunity to achieve and set personal goals which in turn will inspire others.