GLYN MARSTON
GLYN MARSTON

'Walsall's award winning and World record breaking athlete'   

Walsall's true sporting hero and a real Ambassador to his sport and his town of Willenhall.

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Collecting an award
World 7 day treadmill record - London 2005
An Englishman in New York
Receiving an award from Mick McCarthy
Glyn Marston
Triple tower challenge
Breaking another World treadmill record
Training in Arizona for the Grand Canyon challenge

 

GLYN MARSTON   

                             

 With a long C.V. that includes his feats of running across THE GRAND CANYON in the 'Rim to Rim challenge' , running from Paris to  London,running in races of 155 miles nonstop running,breaking World Records for treadmill running (including the seven day World Treadmill Record) and running in over 100 Marathons and Ultra distance challenges Worldwide it is small wonder that Glyn Marston has  become  famous for his ULTRA DISTANCE RUNNING and Charity Fundraising. 

                                                       

                                         

Glyn Marston has shown so much dedication to his sport and charity fundraising that it cost him his health and Glyn was forced into retirement from running following a complete knee replacement but Glyn's dedication to fundraising continues despite his injury and he has now successfully cycled from JOHN O'GROATS TO LANDS END in

ten days and taken on a unique challenge,which was a first of it's kind.. 'The Triple TowerChallenge'- 1,600 miles of gruelling cycling from the Leaning tower of Pisa to the Eiffel Tower and then onto Blackpool Tower.                                                             

Although there are some folk whom have bestowed themselves with alias's and unofficial titles in a bid to gain self publicity, Glyn Marston is proud to have become so respected that his name alone has given him recognition for his great work and with many newspapers, sporting publications and Television presenters all referring to him as a True Ambassador to the West Midlands.                

 

 

Quotes from the media ........ 

 

"Glyn Marston,Walsall's Running Ambassador breaks another World record...." - Jim Dunton, Express & Star 

 

"Willenhall's Running Supremo collects another award ...." - Catherine Ryan, Exprss & Star

 

"The Sporting Ambassador for the West Midlands notches up another truimph" - Lyndsey Doyle. BBC Midlands Today       

 

"Britains top Ultra Distance runner, Glyn Marston plans another challenge of stamina" - Lyndsey Hunt. Express & Star        

 

"Glyn Marston is a true Sporting Ambassador to Walsall" - various readers whom have submitted letters to local media       

 

"Glyn Marston's dedication to charity fundraising and ultimate athletics is outstanding" - Vicki Michelle, Actress.

 

"Glyn has been a True inspiration to everyone through his sporting achievements,I wish him well in the future" - Dame Kelly Holmes.

 

"Thanks to Glyn Marston for his expertise and supporting me by pacing me on the London Marathon 2004" - Nell McAndrew, Model.

 

"Glyn Marston has long been considered as this region’s Sporting Hero and has been seen as an Ambassador to his sport and the Town of Walsall from his feats of ULTRA DISTANCE RUNNING and MARATHON RUNNING of which he has challenged races all over the World".......................

.................................................    Daniel Mole,  Walsall FC

 

 

 

 

Why is Glyn Marston considered Walsall's running Ambassador and  community champion? Just a few reasons in the pictures below.

Long distance running, Long distance cycling, Dodgeball or Walking football- Glyn Marston's dedication to community sports and charity fundraising has earned him the title of Walsall's true sporting Ambassador by the folk of Walsall and its communities.

Left to Right :- in action on court (Dodgeball). London marathon gorilla costume 2016. V02 MAX test at Loughborough University.

Bottom :-  Pacing Nell McAndrew on her first marathon (London 2004). Ride London 2016. Walking Football.

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