We’d like to introduce you to the people who bring you the Fire + Ice Ultra in Iceland and work hard to make your race experience a great one!
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, jungle and wild country 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) Nepal and Namibia.
Race Director for the Annapurna Ultra
Race Director for the Half Fire + Ice Ultra
Dave has also been Race Director for many Half Marathons, 24 hour ultra-events, 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 that has been in the Reykjanes area of Iceland for 7 years. He 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 both a competitor and event organiser, Dave clearly understands the needs of the ultra and adventure racer.
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2019 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.
2019 EVENT COORDINATOR:
Steve Nolan: Course director 2011. 2012. 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and event coordinator in 2018, competitor Half Fire + Ice 2019. Crew Annapurna 2018
2019 MEDICAL TEAM : TBC
2019 COURSE TEAM :
Course Director Fabio Strinnar : 2018 and Half 2019 ( competitor 2017 and Half 2018 ) competitor Annapurna 2018
Course team Noel Cheseldine : 2018 ( competitor 2016 and 2017 ) competitor Annapurna 2018
Gary Milne: 2018
Dot Adams: 2018
2019 CAMP TEAM :
Alan Edge: 2016, 2017 and 2018, Annapurna 2018, and Half 2019
Andy Annandale: 2016, 2017 and 2018, Annapurna 2018, Half 2019
Gilly : 2017 and 2018, and competitor at the Half in 2019