MEET THE RUNNERS

The RUNNERS

Mark Ferguson

CAMBODIA RUN Challenge Founder

Born in Scotland, he moved to Asia in 2008

Former professional cricket player for Hong Kong and Scotland

Veteran of ultra-marathons (Past feats include the 78km Hong Kong Raleigh Challenge and 100km Oxfam Trailwalker)

Alex Reinert

Seasoned Triathelete

Three-time Ironman World Championship participant, finishing second for his age group in 2016

Also conquered the Gobi 250km, Atacama 250km and the Hong Kong Cold Standard

Global nomad who has lived in Europe, the UK and Asia

Jonathan Gordon

Avid Swimmer, Budding Runner

Long-term Hong Kong resident since 1997

Keen long distance open water swimmer and all round sporting generalist

Has never run more than 10km until early 2019 so he's entering uncharted territory!

Honorary mention

Matt Pocock

Matt is originally from the UK and grew up in London. In 2008 he moved to Hong Kong and now works for LinkedIn. After running the London Marathon for charity in 2007 Matt caught the “running bug”, and ran his first ultramarathon in 2011.

Matt has completed races of various lengths all over the globe, and his personal highlights have been the HK100, The 250km Gobi March and The Nepal Action Asia 100km.

Matt Pocock

Matt is originally from the UK and grew up in London. In 2008 he moved to Hong Kong and now works for LinkedIn. After running the London Marathon for charity in 2007 Matt caught the “running bug”, and ran his first ultramarathon in 2011.

Juggling work, family life and ultramarathon training is always tough, but Matt tries to fit in as much as possible within the antisocial hours to maximise time with his wife Kirsty and two daughters Chloe and Bella.

Matt has completed races of various lengths all over the globe, and his personal highlights have been the HK100, The 250km Gobi March and The Nepal Action Asia 100km.