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Meet the Alphas
Jake is an expert in ice and rock climbing, kayaking, surfing and of course, fell running - the outdoors is in his blood.
Richard Felton is a running shop and biomechanics lab manager with a big appetite for running long…. and mostly slow.
Heather Balogh is an adventurer and freelance writer with a never-ending love for the outdoors.
Will is a Sports TV presenter, who has had his love for running refuelled by the trail
Rob has run, walked and biked all over the world. In 2010 he cycled 10,000 miles through Africa and the Middle East from Cape Town to Istanbul.
Russell is a part time Adventurer spending his time pushing boundaries and living more simply with microadventures and a weekend warrior.
Simon James is a mountaineer, marathon and ultrarunner based in London, UK.
Alan is a running novice trying to learn the ropes and sharing his insights as he goes.
Max Willcocks is an endurance athlete, fitness model and personal trainer.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Nathan Sanel is a Vegan Ultra runner who's passion is exploring what is physically and mentally possible.
Emily Bell is an adventurer and magazine editor who has kayaked the length of Britain and stand-up paddle boarded the Lower Missouri.
Michael Chambers is a high-altitude mountaineer, ultrarunner, and vivacious raconteur with a penchant for charity and Mexican food.
Eric Larsen has spent the past 15 years of his life traveling in some of the most remote and wild places left on earth.
Zayne is a South African endurance athlete who has completed over 40 marathons and triathlons.
New Orleans-based Dustin is our poster boy for the transformational power of the trail – he went from couch potato to Ironman triathlete in a year.
Damian Hall is an outdoor journalist who’s trekked many of the world’s famous and not-to-famous long-distance trails.
The Pack Team
The Pack's global editorial team is dedicated to bringing you the news, inspiration and advice from the outside world.
Frances is a chartered sports physical therapist specialising in sports injuries and endurance sports.