The Kiwi Runners' Family Tree: Volume One was published on 1 September 2020 and tells the interconnected stories of over 100 Kiwi runners, and their coaches, who have achieved at international level from the 1800s through to 1999.
"Dreydon Sobanja has captured the Kiwi running experience with aplomb. Never before has there been a book so packed with stories – many told here for the first time – about our nation of runners. Thrilling and inspiring it made me want to put on my running shoes and compete all over again." – Allison Roe MBE New Zealand’s fastest ever female marathoner
The book records and showcases the full gamut of the Kiwi running experience – from our sprinters, middle-distance, long-distance and marathon runners, to our hurdlers and steeplechasers, race walkers, Para athletes, mountain runners, ultra-distance and adventure runners.