Matt Gemmell

AKA: "Papa Smurf"

Matt has always ran and amongst other things also takes part in hill-walking, cycling and cross country skiing.


Now running Ultra Marathons and with a 71 and 95 miler amongst his successful finishes Matt is hoping to run in the Himalayas to celebrate his 60th birthday next year.


Having run his first marathon in 1982 his long term goal is to run a marathon 50 years after that.


Looking after himself and having a great physio is vital to his current and long term goals.

2018  - Ron Hill West Highland Way Race

Completed in 29 hrs, 33 mins