Name: MARK NIXON
City: CHIPPENHAM
State: WILTSHIRE
Country: ENGLAND


Nationality: BRITISH
Occupation: H.M.FORCES
Birthday: 22.09.66
Age: 34
T-Shirt: XL


Number of Years Running: 17
Number of Marathons: 6

Distances:

50k-EVEREST MARATHON


50mi-THE GAN DALE GALOP


100km-


100mi-


100mi+-MARATHON DES SABLES
BADWATER 2000

Previous Badwater Racing: YEAR 2000 D.N.F. 64 MILES
Previous Badwater Crewing: -
Previous Badwater Clinic --


Best Ultra Run Experience:

MARATHON DES SABLES .TO CARRY ALL YOUR EQUIPMENT NEEDED FOR 7 DAYS ,STAY HEALTHY AND STILL RUN 150 MILES IN A RESPECTABLE TIME NEEDS MORE THAN GUTS AND DETERMINATION.


Weird Experience:

BADWATER, HAVING TO DIG DEEPER INTO YOUR MENTAL RESERVES TO FIND ONES INNER STRENGTH JUST TO COMPLETE WHAT PEOPLE ON THE OUTSIDE REGARD AS JUST A RACE. YEAR 2000


Challenge:

EVEREST MARATHON ,TRYING TO STAY HEALTHY FOR THE 18 DAYS TREK IN TO THE START LINE.JUST TRY TO RUN A MARATHON WITH DYSENTERY, ITS NOT FUN...


Why:

FOR THE CHALLENGE


Why badwater:

I DONT BELIEVE IN DOING THING IN HALF MEASURES ,AND AFTER MY POOR PERFORMANCE LAST YEAR DUE TO THE LACK OF TRAINING BECAUSE OF OPERATIONAL COMMITMENTS IN SIERRA LEONE TWO MONTHS PRIOR TO THE RACE I FEEL I HAVE TO COME BACK AND TRY AGAIN


Other Exp.:

CLIMBED MT MCKINLEY IN ALASKA 96 SUCCESSFUL
CLIMBED MT KENYA 95
3 YEARS OF TRIATHALONS IN CYPRUS


Media:

NO


More Media:

NO


Charity:

NO


English: yes
Crew English: yes
Hike: no
Permit: yes