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Meet the Alphas
Mark Brightwell is an alpinist, mountain leader, runner, climber, cyclist, photographer, writer and environmentalist.
Rachel Duffell is a Hong Kong-based journalist, editor, and runner who loves to discover Asia and the many adventures it has to offer
Jake is an expert in ice and rock climbing, kayaking, surfing and of course, fell running - the outdoors is in his blood.
Heather Balogh is an adventurer and freelance writer with a never-ending love for the outdoors.
Rebecca Dent is a High Performance Dietitian and has worked within a sporting institute with elite and Olympic level athletes
Will is a Sports TV presenter, who has had his love for running refuelled by the trail
Russell is a part time Adventurer spending his time pushing boundaries and living more simply with microadventures and a weekend warrior.
Monaco based Ben Rolfe is gradually ticking off the seven continents by running an ultramarathon on every one.
Simon James is a mountaineer, marathon and ultrarunner based in London, UK.
Max Willcocks is an endurance athlete, fitness model and personal trainer.
Sam Guinness is an avid trail runner who loves nothing more than exploring his home city of Hong Kong by foot.
Benno Rawlinson is an ocean rower, ultra runner and spends his spare time climbing, cycling and SUPing.
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.
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.
ULTRA MARATHON RUNNER
Cat Simpson has run over 20 marathons and ultras, and has completed races all around the world.
ULTRA MARATHON RUNNER
Kieran combines a passion for wearable tech with an addiction to running
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.
Nathan Sanel is a Vegan Ultra runner who's passion is exploring what is physically and mentally possible.
Bryon Powell is the Runner-in-Chief at iRunFar.com. He has been trail running for more than half his life and now focuses on ultra-distance trail running.
Emily Bell is an adventurer and magazine editor who has kayaked the length of Britain and stand-up paddle boarded the Lower Missouri.
Eric Larsen has spent the past 15 years of his life traveling in some of the most remote and wild places left on earth.
Athlete and cook, Kate Percy is passionate about the link between good eating and better athletic performance.
Zayne is a South African endurance athlete who has completed over 40 marathons and triathlons.
Damian Hall is an outdoor journalist who’s trekked many of the world’s famous and not-to-famous long-distance trails.
Tobias Mews is one of the UK’s leading extreme ultra endurance athletes and is an accomplished journalist.
The Pack Team
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