Race Director – Dave Annandale 

Coming from a mountaineering and trekking background that took him all over the world, Dave has competed in numerous running events, Marathons, Half marathons, off road events and including many desert ultras over the years, including the MdS in Morocco (twice), and also events in  Europe, the Himalayas, Mongolia, Chile, Northern China,, Tibet, Peru, Egypt  and Antarctica.

In addition to having competed, Dave has  also been involved in creating courses for  ultras around the World, and has previously been involved with course preparation and design in Vietnam, Nepal, Gobi (twice) and Namibia,.

Dave has also been  race Director for many Half Marathons, 24 hour ultra-events and also for the Commonwealth Ultra championships in 2009 and was Event Director for  2011 Commonwealth Ultra Championships.

In addition Dave has been responsible for creating and organising the OMM Iceland event, Original Mountain Marathon now approaching its 5th edition.
Dave has previously competed in many UK and Swiss based KIMMs ( former name of the OMM ) as well as many other Mountain Marathons. in the UK and Europe

With the benefit of a great deal of  experience as a competitor and event organiser,  Dave clearly understands the needs of the ultra and adventure racer.

email – dave@fireandiceultra.com

 

2016 TRAVEL AND EVENT LOGISTICS :

Jorunn Jonsdottir : our Icelandic Mrs Fixit, with great English, what ever we need  in Iceland, Jorunn gets it solved for us, from All-Iceland, Jorunn organises and solves the travel plans for all of the staff, many of the competitors and friends.  Mostly working behind the scenes, doing a lot of the important planning and arrangements. All-Iceland is the official travel partner of the Fire + Ice ultra,  instrumental in helping to set up the Fire + Ice ultra.

Solveig Gunnlaugsdottir : 

2016 MEDICAL TEAM :

Helen Gertiq :

Dr Helen Gertig currently works as a medic in the Highlands of Scotland, providing healthcare for the many outdoor enthusiasts that seek out the Scottish Hills.  A keen cross-country runner and mountaineer, we are very pleased to have Helen back for her second year providing medical cover for the Fire and Ice ultra.

Fire + Ice Medic 2015

John Cleland :

With a Scottish Father and Icelandic mother, John is fluent in both languages,  John has previously been a member of the Course team in 2013 and 2014, changing roles for 2016 John is joining us as a Doctor

Course team member 2013 and 2014

Jenni Whittaker :

Fire + Ice Medic 2015

 

2016 COURSE TEAM :

Steve Nolan : UK Athletics coach, Veteran of Multi Stage events in the Atacama, Antarctica, Gobi and the MDS.

Fire + Ice Course team leader in  2012, 2013, 2014,  2015 and will be again in 2016

Karma Sherpa : Hymalyan Sherpa, 5 times to the Summit of Everest and many other major Summits.

Fire + Ice Ultra course team member 2015

 

2016 CAMP TEAM :

Jim 

Andy 

 

 

  • Passing Boiling Mud Pools & Steam outlets , Fire and Ice Ultra 250km
  • Topping up water at the Fire and Ice Ultra Race in Iceland
  • Dave prepares the race numbers for the Fire and Ice Ultra Race in Iceland

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