What: A Marathon de Sables Inspiration Evening With Tobias Mews
Where: Run and Become London, 42 Palmer Street, SW1H 0PH
When: 6:30pm – 8:00pm
How much?: FREE OF CHARGE (but please sign up at the link below)
Completer to Competer: the miraculous story of Tobias Mews. Tobias Mews is one of the UK’s leading extreme ultra endurance athletes. In 2011 he entered the Marathon des Sables, where he surprised himself by not only finishing 21st overall but also as Top Brit.
He’s gone on to compete in many of the world’s ‘toughest races’ including the Norseman Xtreme Triathlon in Norway, the 800km Absa Cape Epic multi-stage mountain bike race in South Africa, the Jungle Ultra in Peru and the Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc, to name but a few. In 2013, he returned to Sahara Desert, hoping to better his performance. In what turned out to be the Battle of the Brits, he finished 15th overall and as 3rd Brit.
Tobias is also a professional adventure sports journalists and filmmaker, writing for a dozen or more publications, from Runner’s World to Men’s Fitness. He writes a weekly column about adventure sports for the Daily Telegraph Men’s lifestyle section. You can find out more about him at www.tobiasmews.com, follow him on Twitter @TobiasMews and Facebook at www.facebook.com/ultramews.
Having only seriously taken up running three years previously, Tobias will centre his talk at Run and Become on how he transformed from a completer to a competer, miraculously becoming one of the most successful desert runners the UK has seen.