Bernie’s a New Zealand icon. Since she laced up her shoes at 30, Bernie has racked up 28 marathon victories during her 106 (and still counting) marathon finishes.
Born: 26 August 1949.
Lives: Wellington, New Zealand.
Event: Distance Runner.
Running Club: Wellington Scottish Harriers
Achievements: 3 time New Zealand Marathon Representative; 28 Marathon Victories (Open & Masters); Completed 106 Marathons; 14 Age Group World Records (mile to 10,000m); 1st Masters 1993 Boston Marathon; 1st Masters 1993 Twin Cities Marathon; Numerous New Zealand Masters Records (1500m to marathon); New Zealand Masters Athlete of the Year Award (2006)