Jamie is a British Endurance Adventure Athlete who has completed over 26,000km of mostly solo adventuring in more than 25 countries. After a successful career in the City, Jamie decided to turn his time and focus on his passion – adventuring.
Jamie’s adventures and races include:
Running The Americas: A 17,000km solo and unsupported run from Canada to Argentina. The run took 367 running days to complete, averaging over a marathon each day, crossing two continents and 14 countries. Some of the obstacles he had to overcome include navigating his way around the Darien Gap, traversing the Andes and running across the Sechura and Atacama Desert. During this run he raised funds for CALM, Macmillan and WaterAid.
Atlantic to Andes: This was a 3700km solo and unsupported cycle from Sao Paulo Airport, Brazil, to La Paz, Bolivia. The cycle took 28 days to complete and included challenges such as The Chaco in Paraguay, cycling across the Salar de Uyuni during the wet season and a ascending over 60,000m as he climbed the Andes mountains.
Mongolian Camel Trekking: In October 2017, Jamie joined a camel trekking expedition that departed Ulaanbaatar with 10 camels heading west across the Steppes. During his time with the expedition they covered over 350km in temperatures of around -20 degrees Celsius.
Jamie’s other adventures include: The 265km Transalpine Run 2017, coming third in the 400km Cape Wrath Ultra 2018, setting the record for solo running the entire UK Three Peaks and running the Scottish Isles.
Jamie is now an ambassador for the Land Rover Explore phone, Powertraveller and is a GORE Wear athlete. Jamie also works closely with CALM (Campaign Against Living Miserably) and the Duke of Edinburgh Awards.