Eilidh Connolly

Eilidh is Firetrail's marketing and PR lead

She manages press and media hosting, sponsorship, press releases, PR events and advertising. You will often see her, microphone in hand, as our event MC!


Eilidh originally hails from Royal Deeside and grew up with a fondness for outdoor sports, including skiing and hillwalking, and has in more recent years added rock climbing and competing in sprint triathlons to her repertoire.


She holds a BA Hons in European Business Studies from Glasgow Caledonian University. As part of this degree, Eilidh studied for a year in Berlin and is fluent in German.  She also holds a professional postgraduate qualification from the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM).

Eilidh has worked on several sizeable marketing projects across a spectrum of industries in the UK and Australia, including Finance & Insurance for MORE TH>N, Engineering for AECOM and latterly focusing on event marketing for Cancer Research UK and Activ.


Eilidh has been the PR & Marketing team leader on significant national events including: the 50,000 participant Perth City to Surf Marathon for Activ; social events for the Queen’s state visit to Australia in 2011; and annual charity garden parties for the Governor of Western Australia.

Contact Eilidh if you are a potential sponsor or have any marketing or PR questions.