Mountain Fuellers

Here you can read and get inspiration from your fellow sports enthusiasts.

The team at Mountain Fuel is just like you and is passionate about sport and nutrition and we’d love to hear what inspires you and what tips you have that could help your fellow Mountain Fueller’s.

Want to get involved? Would you like to feature on this page? If so please send us your profile, your approach to nutrition, useful tips and why you love doing what you’re doing. Don’t forget to send pics too. You never know, get featured and we might just send you a little pressie to help with your training or next event!

You can also get involved on FacebookTwitter  and Instagram by sending in pics from your exploits or screen shots of your achievements on Strava etc.

Our users are from all sorts of walks of life and enjoy many different sporting disciplines. Here are a few Mountain Fuelers who we’ll be following throughout the year, getting their feedback on events, ideas about their nutrition and how they are performing.

Happy reading and if you think you could make an interesting Mountain Fueller get in touch.

  • Dave Troman – Ultra Runner

    Ultra Runner A bit about me: I have been running competitively for 30 years across a number of disciplines; a junior and senior GB International Orienteer to present day as an Ultra ...
  • Ian Houghton – #Type1 Diabetes cyclist / runner

    Ian HoughtonAbout me I’ve ran off road for a number of years now, only over last couple of years competitively. My main love is fell running for a number of reasons, the ...
  • Sean Conway – Endurance Adventurer

    We are delighted to be the nutrition partner for the amazing Sean Conway. This guy is a legend – just have a quick browse of his “CV”. You will be ...
  • Kirsty Hall – Fell runner / Mountain Runner

    Kirsty Hall Fell RunnerI love running on the fells and my club is Wharfedale Harriers. I’m the current British Open Fell Running Ladies & V40 champion (BOFRA). I was also privileged to qualify for ...
  • Nichola Jackson – Fell and Mountain Runner

    Nichola Jackson Fell RunningAged 24, from Preston but moved down to Twickenham (Greater London) to work for the Civil Service. I’ve been running since I was 8, turning to the fells at 14.  I run for ...
  • Nicky Spinks – Fell & Ultra Runner

    Nicky-2-credit-inov-8.com_I’ve been running competitively since 2001, a four mile fell race where I think I came last! It was ten years later in 2011 that I had my first major ...
  • Francesca Lee – Alpine Ski Racer

    Francesca Lee I learnt to ski at the age of 4 because my Dad really wanted another skiing holiday and couldn’t wait any longer. I was soon hooked and I wanted to ...
  • Paul Wathan – Trail and Ultra Runner

    Paul Wathan Trail RunnerI actually started running when I was 16 years old. I took to my first 10km multi terrain race and loved it, since then I have had the pleasure to ...
  • Marco Consani – Ultra Runner

    Marco Consani Ultra RunnerA bit about me I have been running for about 14 years after my brother announced he was doing a half marathon. Ever competitive I decided I would also run and ...
  • Ben Mounsey – Fell and Mountain Runner

    A bit about me I’m a 34 year old runner from Yorkshire who loves nothing more than spending time on the fells and in the mountains. I compete for Calder Valley ...
  • Kate Morris – duathlete & reluctant triathlete

    Kate MorrisA bit about me ‘Running a marathon’ was one of the things on my ‘things to do before I’m 40’ list. I got round to doing one at the age of ...
  • Katie Boden – Ultra Runner

    Katie Boden Ultra RunnerA bit about me I’d run on and off since I was a teenager and gradually just ran more and more. Then in 2011, my boyfriend (now Fiancé) and I entered ...
  • Sally Fawcett – Fell & Ultra Runner

    Sally Fawcett Ultra RunnerI spent my teens and early 20’s playing team sports but then work as a physio got in the way. When you only have limited time off, the convenience of ...
  • Tracy Dean – Ultra Runner

    Tracy DeanI was a bit of a late comer and started to run five years ago. I didn’t take the conventional path either as I went from rookie to mountains. I ...
  • Heather Mochrie – Trail and Ultra Runner

    Heather MochrieA bit about me…. I’m 33 years old, work full time and have 2 children Thomas (6) & Emily (4) and I LOVE running. Basically, I’m a very busy person! Running ...
  • Michael Jones – Ultra Runner

    Michael Jones My love for off road running began about 4 years ago when I moved to Ulverston, just south of the Lake District. I’d always enjoyed racing mountain bikes but the ...
  • Howard Seal – Ultra Runner

    Howard Seal Ennerdale Trail 50k winnerMy Early Running I have always been fairly active be it rugby, basketball, hill walking or jogging. Although running has been plodding along in the background it wasn’t until 2009 that ...
  • Ste Lord – Trail & Ultra Runner

    Ste LordMy Story…. I don’t have a conventional running background, I ran the 800m at school (won it most years) but not at a competitive level, where I’m from you just never ...
  • Steven Gregory – Swim, Bike, Run with a bit of sailing

    Steven GregoryAbout me: I`m a 41 year old serving Whole-time Firefighter and recently qualified Personal Trainer who loves nothing more when off duty than getting into the great outdoors for some ...
  • Kirk Hardwick – Mountain Ultra Runner

    My journey thus far I’m a 37 year old father of two – family man and mountain ultra runner. Relatively new to the sport, I took up running just over 4 years ...
  • Callum Hughes – Iron Man Triathlete

    A bit about me: I have been riding bikes and competing against friends since I was 20 and 8 years ago I got challenged by a friend to do a triathlon. ...
  • Jacob Snochowski – Ultra Runner

    Jacob Snochowski - Mountain Fuel“There is nothing simpler, real and beautiful than the sense of freedom while running in the mountains.” Jacob Snochowski About me: Polish-born, fortunate enough to live and train in the amazing Lake ...
  • Andrew Slattery – Fell & Ultra Runner

    Name: Andrew Slattery Age:47 Fave disciplines: Fell and Ultra Running Fave Races: Old Counties Tops, The Fellsman, The Lakeland Classics Fave achievements: Bob Graham Round (20hrs), TDS race at UTMB, Completing the 214 Wainwrights ...
  • Emma Humphries – Trail and Ultra Runner

    Emma HumphriesEmma spent most of her youth and first part of her adult life working with racehorses and competing event horses. Early starts and long hard days in all weathers gave ...
  • Alex Pilcher – Mountain Runner

    A bit about me… With a background as a county level swimmer, I started running when I was 15, coming through the club system running Track and XC for my local ...
  • Matthew Atkinson – Cyclist

    I’m 21 and student studying towards a Mathematics degree at Durham University. I am also an avid cyclist, competing predominantly in road events at home in the Lakes and for ...
  • Matty Brennan – Fell & Ultra Runner

    Lakeland Start - Matty Brennan pic by Jen ReganI grew up on the West Coast of the South Island of New Zealand, an area renowned for its wild beauty, and rugged terrain.  My father spent a great deal ...
  • Gareth Stephens – Runner

    Gareth StephensAge: 39 Favourite race: Would have to be my First Win At the Montane Delamere trail 13! Best result so far: 3rd at the Buff trail Marathon Wales – Coed y Brenin Racing ...
  • Sue Toppin – Trail, Duathlete and Triathlete

    Sue Toppin 10k Ennerdale Trail winnerA bit about me Aged 46 Favourite Events: High Terrain’s Keilder Triathlon – this was my first open water swim and olympic distance lovely setting. Sport in Action Ullswater Triathlon – this was on ...
  • Damian Carr – Multi distance runner

    Damian CarrName: Damian Carr Clubs: Coventry Godiva, M.A.D-Running Damian who is from Kettering, Northamptonshire is supported by Hi Tec and has been a ‘Mountain Fueller since May 2015. Damian is a fitness enthusiast ...
  • Simon Bullock – Cyclist & Mountain Biker

    Simon Bullock MTB Name: Simon Bullock Interests: Riding all sorts of bikes, mtb, cross and road, fell running, short adventure races, walking, scrambling, climbing and generally being outside. Favourite achievements: Completing the Kirkby Stephen Yomp ...
  • James Appleton – Trail / Fell Runner | Obstacle Course Racer

    James Appleton Trail Runner James has been running literally all his life – from cross-country through school and university, and then onto obstacle course racing, and now having moved to Keswick in the Lake ...
  • Julie Briscoe – Road, Trail and Fell Runner

    Julie Briscoe Fell RunningI’m Julie Briscoe from Barnsley, Yorkshire; I began my running career at secondary school running the dreaded cross country races that no-one else wanted to do. I run for Wakefield ...
  • Cat Simpson – Ultra Runner

    Cat Simpson Ultra RunnerA bit about me I started running in my mid-20s after being talked into signing up for a marathon, but moved away from purely road running in favour of trails. I ...
  • Alex Staniforth – Adventurer, Cyclist & Runner

    Alex Staniforth runnerAged just 21, Alex Staniforth is an adventurer, inspirational speaker and author from Cheshire. In 2015 his second attempt to climb Mount Everest ended in disaster after narrowly escaping an ...
  • George Foster – Ultra and Mountain Runner

    George FosterI am a 31 year old mountain runner currently living not too far from you guys in North Yorkshire. I’ve been running competitively now for about 5 years in distances ranging ...
  • Eóin Lennon – Mountain and Ultra Runner

    Eóin LennonAge: 27 Disciplines: Ultra trail, Mountain Favourite Races: Mourne Skyline, Highland Fling Achievements so far: Representing Ireland at Trail de Guerledan, 2nd at Mourne Skyline (Skyrunning UK race, 35k), 4th at Highland Fling ...
  • Dan Page – Multi distance runner

    Dan Page   I’ve been worked hard on my running since 2013 when I joined Clowne Road Runners, after overcoming Perthes Disease as a  child. I have gone on to complete Marathons & ...
  • Kevin Wouts – Motor Cross Team Lombard Suzuki

    Kevin Wouts Motor Cross RiderThe British Motocross Team – Lombard Express Suzuki UK will be competing in the Maxxis British Championship, Michelin MX Nationals, AMCA, Schoolboy plus some selected GPS. The Team Manager is ...
  • Jonny Hume – Triathlon and Duathlon

    Triathlon & Duathlon A bit about me: Having grown up in the Lakes I’ve always had a passion to be active, in my earlier days it was rugby but as my body ...
  • Morgan Evans – Motorcross Lombard Suzuki Race Team

    Morgan Evans Motor Cross RiderThe British Motocross Team – Lombard Express Suzuki UK will be competing in the Maxxis British Championship, Michelin MX Nationals, AMCA, Schoolboy plus some selected GPS. The Team Manager is ...
  • Andi Mai – Trail and Ultra Runner

    Andi Mai Trail Runner Age: 41 years Country: Germany, Saarland It all started 4 years ago, when a work colleague registered us at the Fishermansfriend Strongman Run. After that, the Tough Mudder followed, I quickly realized ...
  • Charlotte Walters – Swimmer

    Charlotte Walters swimmerAge: 17 Club: Wrexham Swimming Club I currently train 7 times a week, both morning and night with Wrexham Swimming Club. I have 3 main competitions a year that take place down ...

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