Meet the race directors behind Pegasus Ultra Running. Pegasus may have been a mythical beast, but these two are pretty much real.
Rhys Jenkins – Penarth, Wales – Loves Running & Burgers
A lover for all things endurance and rugby (of course). Jenkins’ journey into the ultra endurance world started with a 2000-mile run across America of all places, which kick started this Welsh lad’s dream of going further, not faster. Challenges to date include;
2000 Mile Run, Boston to Austin | 1000 Mile Run, Around the Edge of Wales (x 2) | 135 Mile Run, Single Crossing of the Famous Badwater Ultra Marathon Route (x 3) | 270 Mile Run, Double Crossing of the Famous Badwater Ultra Marathon Route | 250 Mile Run, Iceland | 4000 Mile Cycle, Seattle to Daytona | 2400 Mile Cycle, Route 66 | 1000 Mile Cycle, Turin to Cardiff | 800 Mile Run, Boston to Cleveland
Rusty Tolliver – Texas, USA – Loves People, Places & Things
Tolliver discovered his passion for community and running whilst growing up in the backwoods of Texas. After meeting Jenkins, the two started pushing their bodies to the limit… fuelled by raising funds and awareness for those in-need. Challenges to date include;
2000 Mile Run, Boston to Austin | 12hr Run Around The Dell Diamond, 809 Laps | 3 Day/210 Mile Run, NYC to Boston | 800 Mile Run, Boston to Cleveland | 109 Mile Run, The Reckless 100 (x2) | Guided The 2015 Blind & VI Boston Marathon Champion | 200 Mile Run, Rusty Runs Bastrop