Sarah Welsh only started racing triathlons thanks to Rory's encouragement during a spin class. She's a multi-extreme iron lady! Her memory of the day in her words:
I’ve completed extreme Iron distance races in some of Europe’s most beautiful mountain and coastal regions, and been a guinea pig on a couple of really crazy routes. The Royal Marines Iron Challenge is right up there with the best of
Monty Halls was scheduled to participate in The Outlaw, cancelled by Covid. Rory and Monty designed the course and organised the race. In Monty's own words:
"Come and join us next year to tackle one of the most beautiful, dramatic, challenging iron-distance courses on Planet Earth. Come and be part of a unique group of people and raise money in the process to support our veterans and their depende
Andrew has completed several extreme iron events. In his own words:
I am lucky enough to have been motivated and fit enough to have spent the past 6 years swimming, biking and running in Lanzarote, Wales, Norway and the beautiful South Hams of Devon. Iron races vary across the globe in format and intensity. Many people are constantly searching to do the hardest race and organisers are constantly
And the Winner Is....
Royal Marine Will Tyrrell-Moore!
11 hours and 32 minutes will take some beating.
Will has finished a host of iron distance events, is a world class athlete, and he gave us a few choice words of his own to describe it;
"This is undoubtedly the best iron-distance course I have ever done"
Sally Orange holds a bunch of Guinness World Records for running marathons, usually dressed as a fruit! This is her experience of the epic day in her words:
I took on the ‘Monty Halls Iron distance challenge’, which I’ve since renamed ‘Monty’s NailsMan’, as it is modelled on the original Ironman triathlon, but over a lot more challenging terrain." "on one of the most stunning marathons I have ever