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Meet the Alphas
The Pack Team
The Pack's global editorial team is dedicated to bringing you the news, inspiration and advice from the outside world.
Jake is an expert in ice and rock climbing, kayaking, surfing and of course, fell running - the outdoors is in his blood.
Doctor Andrew Murray
ULTRA MARATHON RUNNER
Andrew Murray is a Sports Medicine doctor, ultra marathon runner and Merrell pack leader.
Sean McFarlane is an endurance athlete who specialises in triathlon and ultra marathons.
Damian Hall is an outdoor journalist who’s trekked many of the world’s famous and not-to-famous long-distance trails.
Emily Bell is an adventurer and magazine editor who has kayaked the length of Britain and stand-up paddle boarded the Lower Missouri.
ULTRA MARATHON RUNNER
Katie Roby is a recently converted ultra-marathon runner, fell runner and mountain obsessive.
Self-confessed nomad, outdoor enthusiast and relative newcomer to the adventure community, Faith is on a mission to change the world through adventure
Lowri Morgan is an adventurer and ultra-endurance marathon runner, having competed in some of the most extreme races in the world.
Monty Halls embodies the Merrell mission to increase participation in the outdoors, with his passion for getting outside, discovering more about the natural world and enthusing others to join him.
Laraine Wyn Jones
Laraine Wyn Jones is a part time adventurer, who loves the outdoors and likes to fit in as much action as possible around a full time job.
Tobias Mews is one of the UK’s leading extreme ultra endurance athletes and is an accomplished journalist.
When not running fitness boot camps, personal trainer Annie is an avid endurance athlete, yogi, and all-around adventurer.
Rin is a clinical & sports performance dietitian specialising in endurance sports & expedition nutrition, whilst taking on her own ultrarunning challenges
Max Willcocks is an endurance athlete, fitness model and personal trainer.
Piers Stockwell is a natural running expert who shares the Merrell Barefoot ethos, educating people to run the way your body was designed to.
Anna McNuff is an adventurer and writer who has cycled through all 50 states of the USA.
Eric Larsen has spent the past 15 years of his life traveling in some of the most remote and wild places left on earth.
Sean Conway is an author, swimmer and adventure seeker, and is the first person ever to swim from Land's End to John O' Groats.
Sophie Radcliffe is a mountaineer, cyclist, adventurer, Ironman and writer. She's on a mission to encourage everyone to get outside, challenge themselves have fun.
James Ketchell is a serial adventurer, motivational speaker and Scouting ambassador.
Cyril Morrin is a long distance triathlete and ultra marathon runner who likes to try out different challenges and sports purely for the fun of it.
Nathan Sanel is a Vegan Ultra runner who's passion is exploring what is physically and mentally possible.
Ben is a competitive slalom kayaker, trail runner and mountain bike rider, who was part of Merrell's GODZone race team in April 2014.
Simon Freeman has been obsessed with marathons since he started running at age 30. He is now trying his hand at ultras and loves spending time in the mountains, whether summer or winter.
Jack is a long distance triathlete and mountain biker. During his nearly 20 year racing career, he's won over 50 races and competed in many national and world championship events.
ULTRA MARATHON RUNNER
Cat Simpson has run over 20 marathons and ultras, and has completed races all around the world.
Nick has made it his mission in life to climb, hike or mountaineer his way round some of the worlds most beautiful mountain ranges.
Hannah Richards is a Functional Diagnostic Nutritionist and believes in healing the body through food and lifestyle changes.
A globe-roaming journalist with an ultramarathon addiction, Warren also runs the world’s first all-natural sports nutrition company for endurance athletes.
Mark Kleanthous is a performance coach and has crossed the finish line in more than 460 triathlons including 36 ironman and is a 2 x World Ironman Triathlon Finisher in Hawaii.
Jamie Bowlby-Whiting is a writer and blogger, hungry to push his personal boundaries with little more than a desire for adventure
Bryony McCormick is the Feature’s Editor of Runner’s World South Africa and loves nothing more than being out in the elements and pushing her limits on an adventure.
Ness Knight is an adventurer, endurance athlete, speaker and digital consultant.
Benno Rawlinson is an ocean rower, ultra runner and spends his spare time climbing, cycling and SUPing.
Sam Guinness is an avid trail runner who loves nothing more than exploring his home city of Hong Kong by foot.
Rian Cope is a filmmaker, blogger and adventurer and loves nothing more than riding bikes.
Jennifer MacKenzie is a professional home economist, food writer, recipe developer, editor, and culinary consultant.
Jessica Scott is a chef, qualified nutritional therapist and founder of The Nutrition Kitchen in the UK.
Jonathan Manning is editor of Outdoor Fitness Magazine and surprisingly enough obsessed with all things outdoors.
Macca Sherifi is an author, blogger and photographer who has worked in the travel industry for the past four years.
ENTREPRENEUR & ADVENTURER
Ed is an entrepreneur & adventurer who is seeking to travel the world. Without leaving London
Frances is a chartered sports physical therapist specialising in sports injuries and endurance sports.