MARATHONS TO DATE INCLUDE
(NOT INCLUDING HALF MARATHONS OR LESS DISTANCES).
1993 to 2002 & 2005
1994 to 2006,2007 wheelchair event. 2016 (in costume)
Potteries Marathon - Stoke On Trent
1994 to 1996, 1998 to 2002
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
Loch Ness Marathon
2000 to 2005,2007 wheelchair event.
2008,2009 cycle event
Millenium Marathon - Leyland Lancs
Grand Canyon - Rim to Rim Challenge
Grand Union Canal Race - 145 Miles Birmingham to London
2001 to 2006
Compton 40 Mile Downland Challenge
2002 to 2004
Run Paris to London challenge
Colombes to Lavilletertre 32 miles
Lavilletertre to Montroty 31 miles
Montroty to Pommerval 29 miles
Pommerval to Dieppe 29 miles
New York Marathon
Stevenage Fairlands Valley Challenge
Spartathlon - Athens to Sparta Greece
2004 to 2005
2005 to 2006
Compton to Compton wheelchair challenge
275 miles from Compton,Berks to Compton Hospice, Wolverhampton.
John O'Groats to Lands End 940 mile cycle ride in ten days.
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
7 Day Team Treadmill Challenge - London
7 Day World Treadmill Challenge - London
7 Day World Treadmill Challenge - Birmingham
24 Hour Team Treadmill Challenge
100 Mile/24 hour Treadmill Challenge - Blue Water - Kent
The Silver cross of ST.George, Awarded
by 'This England' magazine, May 2011.
Local Hero Award - Express and Star - Walsall
Year of the Volunteer Award - Regional Winner (reached the final three for the West Midlands region)
Mayor's Civic Award /Sister Dora award
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.
Year of the Volunteer National Finalist
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
BBC Are You Younger Than You Think ( Guest appearance, interviewed by Emily Maitliss)
Royal Garden Party - Buckingham Palace. And was granted an Audience with Her Majesty The Queen
Dorchester Hotel - Fundraising Function
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
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A great way to be introduced to open water swimming .
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The Queen of the Black Country
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Trion Z bracelet as used by Glyn
Cycling UK - The cyclists champions
Audax uk, long distance cycling