A three time National Ultra Running Champion, John has represented Ireland on 10 occasions at World & European level in 100K, Ultra Trail and the time based 24-hour race.
Aside from the International Racing John has competed in every environment imaginable and has completed extreme events on Seven Continents. This includes races at the North Pole, Everest Base Camp, The Inca Trail, The Yukon, Sahara Desert, Atacama Desert, Antarctica with many more in between. In January 2017 he successfully completed a Marathon on each of the Seven Continents in less than seven days while running as a guide to blind athlete ‘Sinead Kane’.
He has also competed as a guide with blind athlete Mark Pollock. When not competing John manages the Irish National Ultra Running Team and is also the International Teams Coordinator for Ultra Running with Athletics Ireland. A regular contributor towww.alustforlife.com and Irish Runner Magazine, John is also the running coach for Mark Pollock’s Run in the Dark.
John is sponsored by @greatoutdoors76 and is a Brand Ambassador for Columbia Sports.
Twitter & Instagram: @johnoregan777