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Melissa Moon

Melissa Moon - Sports Hall of Fame Inductee 2013

Melissa Moon is a New Zealand runner who runs for Wellington Scottish Harriers.  Melissa is a two time world mountain running champion, she has also won around 21 national athletics titles over her career.  Melissa is also renowned for her stair running, she is the world stair running champion and a two time Empire State Building Champion which she won in her best time of 12 minutes and 39 seconds for 86 floors.  

Melissa also dedicates a lot of her time to helping the less fortunate she has previously worked in the Wellington soup kitchen for 10 years and she has also been to Hanoi in Vietnam to massage disabled streetkids, while she was there she also participated in the Hanoi vertical run which she placed second in.  Overall Melissa is a well rounded down to earth woman who has a love for endurance and testing mental and physical race.