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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.
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
Max Willcocks is an endurance athlete, fitness model and personal trainer.
Tobias Mews is one of the UK’s leading extreme ultra endurance athletes and is an accomplished journalist.
Michael Chambers is a high-altitude mountaineer, ultrarunner, and vivacious raconteur with a penchant for charity and Mexican food.
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.
Alan is a running novice trying to learn the ropes and sharing his insights as he goes.
Andrew Westbrook is a travel journalist with a passion for escaping the crowds on remote, long-distance trails.
Rin is a clinical & sports performance dietitian specialising in endurance sports & expedition nutrition, whilst taking on her own ultrarunning challenges
Anna McNuff is an adventurer and writer who has cycled through all 50 states of the USA.
Simon James is a mountaineer, marathon and ultrarunner based in London, UK.
Jessica Scott is a chef, qualified nutritional therapist and founder of The Nutrition Kitchen in the UK.
Macca Sherifi is an author, blogger and photographer who has worked in the travel industry for the past four years.
Endurance runner, mother of two and Personal Trainer, Tracy loves nothing more than escaping to the coastal trails for a run.
Louis Bedwell is a student, nutritional advisor, entrepreneur and endurance athlete
Benno Rawlinson is an ocean rower, ultra runner and spends his spare time climbing, cycling and SUPing.
Ness Knight is an adventurer, endurance athlete, speaker and digital consultant.
Sarah Outen MBE is a British adventurer, ocean rower, author and motivational speaker.
Jamie Bowlby-Whiting is a writer and blogger, hungry to push his personal boundaries with little more than a desire for adventure
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.
Emily has a passion for getting lost on the trails. She considers peanut M&M’s the fuel of champions and deems sweat “liquid awesome.” One ultra marathon down, she is looking for her next adventure.
A globe-roaming journalist with an ultramarathon addiction, Warren also runs the world’s first all-natural sports nutrition company for endurance athletes.
Hannah Richards is a Functional Diagnostic Nutritionist and believes in healing the body through food and lifestyle changes.
Nick has made it his mission in life to climb, hike or mountaineer his way round some of the worlds most beautiful mountain ranges.
ULTRA MARATHON RUNNER
Cat Simpson has run over 20 marathons and ultras, and has completed races all around the world.
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.
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.
Ben is a competitive slalom kayaker, trail runner and mountain bike rider, who was part of Merrell's GODZone race team in April 2014.
Nathan Sanel is a Vegan Ultra runner who's passion is exploring what is physically and mentally possible.
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.
James Ketchell is a serial adventurer, motivational speaker and Scouting ambassador.
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.
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.
Eric Larsen has spent the past 15 years of his life traveling in some of the most remote and wild places left on earth.
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.
Monaco based Ben Rolfe is gradually ticking off the seven continents by running an ultramarathon on every one.
ENTREPRENEUR & ADVENTURER
Ed is an entrepreneur & adventurer who is seeking to travel the world. Without leaving London
Following a sniper bullet to the leg in Afghanistan, Joe is training towards competing as a sprint kayaker in Rio 2016 with GB Paracanoe.
A dad of four with a full time job who fills his spare time with obstacle running, triathlons, marathons and mini-adventures
Heather Balogh is an adventurer and freelance writer with a never-ending love for the outdoors.
Dan Howie has a penchant for extreme adventures and most recently rowed 3,000 miles across the Atlantic Ocean in 53 days.
Emily Bell is an adventurer and magazine editor who has kayaked the length of Britain and stand-up paddle boarded the Lower Missouri.
Richard Harpham is a human powered adventurer who has completed over 7,600 miles by canoe, kayak, bike and on foot.