GLYN MARSTON
GLYN MARSTON

ACHIEVEMENTS

 

 

 

 

 

 

MARATHONS TO DATE INCLUDE

(NOT INCLUDING HALF MARATHONS OR LESS  DISTANCES).

 

Nottingham Marathon

1993 to 2002 & 2005

 

London Marathon

1994 to 2006,2007 wheelchair event.    2016 (in costume)

 

Potteries Marathon - Stoke On Trent

1994 to 1996, 1998 to 2002

 

Manchester Marathon

1996 to 1997 & 1999

 

Shakespeare Marathon - Stratford Upon Avon

1996 to 1998

 

London to Brighton 55 Mile Road Race

1998 to 2003

 

Marathon de la Rochelle, France

2002, 2004

 

Loch Ness Marathon

2004

 

Edinburgh Marathon

2004

 

Snowdownia Marathon

2001,2003

 

Wolverhampton Marathon

2000 to 2005,2007 wheelchair event.

2008,2009 cycle event

 

Millenium Marathon - Leyland Lancs

2000

 

Grand Canyon - Rim to Rim Challenge

2001

 

Grand Union Canal Race - 145 Miles Birmingham to London

2001 to 2006

 

Dublin Marathon

2002

 

Compton 40 Mile Downland Challenge

2002 to 2004

 

Paris Marathon

2003

 

Run Paris to London challenge

2003

 

Colombes to Lavilletertre 32 miles

2003

 

Lavilletertre to Montroty 31 miles

2003

 

Montroty to Pommerval 29 miles

2003

 

Pommerval to Dieppe 29 miles

 

New York Marathon

2003

 

Stevenage Fairlands Valley Challenge

2004,2005

 

Spartathlon - Athens to Sparta Greece

2004 to 2005

 

Rome Marathon

2005 to 2006

 

Compton to Compton wheelchair challenge

275 miles from Compton,Berks to Compton Hospice, Wolverhampton.

2007

 

John O'Groats to Lands End 940 mile cycle ride in ten days.

2009,2010.

 

The Triple Tower Challenge, 1600 miles of cycling in 15 days.. Leaning Tower of Pisa to Eiffel tower then onto Blackpool tower.

 

CFC 100 Mile Cycle Challenge

22nd May 2011.

 

Birmingham to Oxford Bike Ride 2011

3rd July 2011/ 1st July 2012

 

Cycle Brewood 2011 65 mile bike ride

for a local charity.

 

Lancashire Hotpot 2012.

85 mile cycle event.

Glyn was awarded a 'BRONZE' standard

on the event

 

 

 

 

WORLD RECORDS

 

7 Day Team Treadmill Challenge - London

2006

 

7 Day World Treadmill Challenge - London

2004,2005

 

7 Day World Treadmill Challenge - Birmingham

2004

 

24 Hour Team Treadmill Challenge

2004

 

100 Mile/24 hour Treadmill Challenge - Blue Water - Kent

2003,2004

 

AWARDS

The Silver cross of ST.George, Awarded

by 'This England' magazine, May 2011.

 

Local Hero Award - Express and Star - Walsall

2007

 

Year of the Volunteer Award - Regional Winner (reached the final three for the West Midlands region)

2005

 

Mayor's Civic Award /Sister Dora award

2004,2007,2010

 

Walsall Sports Personality of the Year

2001, 2003 . Glyn was the only person to win this award twice- He was the last person to win the award before the sports council was disbanded, he had to wait for his name to be engraved on the trophy as the previous winner held onto the trophy for much longer than he should have.

 

End to End Club 'Vice President's Trophy' for cycling from John O'Groats to Land's end 2009.

Overall Winner  of cycling event.

 

 

AWARD NOMINATIONS

 

Year of the Volunteer National Finalist

2005

 

BBC WM Unsung Sporting Hero Award

2003 to 2004

 

Midlander of Year Award

2001 to 2002

 

 

RADIO & TV APPEARANCES

 

ITV Central News

1998, 1999, 2000, 2001,2002,2003,2004 & 2006,2007,2008, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016

 

BBC Midlands Today

2000, 2001, 2002, 2003,2004,2005 & 2007

 

BBC East Midlands Today

2004

 

BBC Are You Younger Than You Think  ( Guest appearance, interviewed by Emily Maitliss)

2005

 

BBC2 Identity

2007

 

GUEST INVITES

 

Royal Garden Party - Buckingham Palace. And was granted an Audience with Her Majesty The Queen

2002

 

Dorchester Hotel - Fundraising Function

1994

 

BBC Unsung heroes - Special Guest Appearance.

2003,2004 & 2006

 

Walsall council cycle initiative 2010

Guest Speaker to Walsall Schools  

 

Guest speaker to Cheslyn Hay Primary school- Talking about the Olympic ideal

2nd July 2012.

 

 

Guest speaker to  St. Edmund Campion school, Birmingham- Talking about the Olympic spirit and the benefits of healthier living.

 

Guest Dodgeball official for the Black Country Games 2016

 

Glyn's Twitter page

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Glyn on Strava

 

Click on images to go to websites

Owayo.com. Click on image

 Click on the can to see more about this   amazing product

Willenhall action group. Click on image to go to Willenhallaywe.co.uk

Click on image to sign up for a Bostin bike ride

Click on image to go to COOLBOARD.

          Click on link to go to website

Click on image to read all about Doreen Tipton 

The Queen of the Black Country

Click on image to go Bartley SUP website

Trion Z bracelet as used by Glyn

Lumos 'new generation' helmets

Cycling UK - The cyclists champions

Audax uk, long distance cycling

Richard webb Photography (click on image)
Glyn's linked page
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