MKRUSSELL – Team Muddy Kit

Russell ParringtonName: Russell Parrington

Age: 33

Favourite Disciplines: OCR and Running

Favourite event(s): Tough Guy and Spartan Edinburgh

Favourite obstacle(s): Monkey Bars (I have an awesome set to practice on) šŸ˜‰

Top achievement(s): Winning the Tough Guy half marathon and 2nd place at Spartan Edinburgh.

Other: Royal Navy cross country champion, Lancashire cross country champion (junior) North of England steeplechase champion (junior) winning a couple of amateur boxing bouts ā€“ 2nd Place at the 2013 British indoor rowing championships ā€“ Ranked number 1 in the world at my age category over some shorter rowing distances in 2014.

Upcoming goal(s): Just keep improving/progressing in OCR and run more fell/trail/road races, have struggled with Achilles problems for several years but through patience Iā€™m gradually increasing my distance work and hope to one day chase a 2.30 marathon (3 year plan).