Meet the 2016 British Spartathlon Team


The 2016 British Spartathlon Team report can be found here

2016 British Spartathlon Team Sponsors

Many thanks to the organisations listed below for supporting the 2016 British Spartathlon team through sponsorship or the supply of services.

Oyster Wealth

We exist to help you make good financial decisions with your money, we do this by asking questions centred around your values and goals. We then help you work with your money to achieve these goals by creating your financial plan and keeping you on track with regular strategic reviews.

Our unique abilities and knowledge create a structure for you that supports your financial growth and security. Our solutions are flexible and adapt with you allowing you to put life into living with confidence in your future.

You can find details of our services here

Atlas Running

Atlasrunning was started by Adrian and sammy Daye. After years of running we wanted to bring races to runners that we would love to do.

From races for kids to extreme ultra marathons .

There is a race for everyone at atlasrunning .

You can visit details of our events at our website here

Ultramarathon Running Store is a specialist ultra running store with a range of clothing, gear and equipment selected specifically for ultra runners, both for trail running and road running. They are based near Milton Keynes in the UK countryside and our shop ships internationally too.

At Ultramarathon Running Store we want you to shop with confidence and that’s why you’ll find shopping with us is easy, hassle free and reliable. So, from our fast and reliable delivery service through to our easy no-quibble returns policy, we are dedicated to providing ultra runners with the best shopping experience and dependable customer service.

Details of our products can be found at our website here

All about the Story

All About the Story provides press services to the British Spartathlon Team.

James Ellis (who completed the race in 2015) and his partner Lyndsey Thomas bring together extensive editorial, copywriting, public relations and marketing expertise.

Their strong backgrounds in the outdoors and adventure travel space mean they can offer solutions across all types of media. The two of them understand communications from both a marketing/PR and an editorial perspective, and offer a unique, combined insight into how the adventure travel industry works. They believe in not just generating awareness to just anyone, but about brand stories reaching the right audience.

Tailwind Nutrition UK

Tailwind Nutrition mixes with water to meet all your calorie, hydration, and electrolyte needs, without upsetting your stomach or making your taste buds revolt. Just toss it in a bottle or hydration pack, shake, and GO!

Created by endurance athletes for endurance athletes.
All you need, all day, really”


Once again GPS tracking website have offered to sponsor the UK Spartathlon team, by offering each runner use of a mini GPS tracker to during the event, so their friends, family and supporters, both in Greece and a home can follow their progress in the race.

The British Spartathlon Team will be tracked during the race using the following link Spartathlon Tracking

More details on the trackers can be found on the GPS device hire website at and information about the tracking website itself at

2016 British Spartathlon Team Kit

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2016 British Spartathlon Runners

Martin Bacon

David Barker

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Paul Beechey

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Tremayne Cowdry

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James Ellis

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Russell Gardham

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Stu Wilkie

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Michel Hardie

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Carl Howells

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Marton Illot

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Duncan Cornish

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Dan Mayers

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Barry Miller

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Rob Pinnington

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James Poole

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Sophie Power

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Terrence Zengerik

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Jim Rogers

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Paul Rowlinson

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Tarique Shakir-Khalil

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Jon Steele

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Darren Strachan

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Ian Thomas

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John Volanthen

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Marcel McKinley

Nicolas Turner

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