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We know all of you have an incredibly inspiring story that has brought you to our event,
so in the lead up to the ultra, we’ll be profiling some of you amazing people.

Jonathan Evans

As a stay-at-home dad to his two young children, Jonathan Evans was in search of an outlet that would provide him the same sense of achievement that his job once did in London. Continue reading

Richard Hume

Richard Hume sees himself as an everyday bloke, with a vision of what he wants to achieve and how he is going to succeed. His achievements thus far have us in awe, but getting to where he is now hasn’t been easy. Continue reading

Romano Bernhard

20 Ironman finishes, including five in Hawaii. Completing the 102km alongside his wife on their 20th wedding anniversary. Romano says he and his wife usually choose events on the basis of how big the challenge is, how scenic the destination is and whether they can combine it with a bit of R&R afterwards. Continue reading

Istvan Kovacs

Hungarian born and bred.
Was living a typical student lifestyle – partying, drinking and smoking.
In November 2009 at 2.23pm, he smoked his last cigarette and hasn’t looked back since. Continue reading

Marseilles Driver

First up, meet Marseilles Drivers. She’s a solo mother of five who only began her running journey in April 2015 and will be smashing the 102km in February.
“I’m determined, excited and slightly terrified about the 100km, but for my kids to see me do something spectacular and take away the message that anything is possible if they just believe in themselves, is what it’s all about.” Continue reading