Ross Macdonald is an obstacle racing athlete from the UK and a member of the Mudstacle Machines Team.
Best League Finish: 2nd
Best UK Champs Finish: 2nd
Best World Champs Finish: 31st (PRO)
2017 Men's Health SOTF London: 1st
2017 Red Bull Steeple Chase: 3rd
2017 Salomon Sunset Series (Bexhill): 2nd
2016 Man versus Horse: 1st
2016 & 2015 Hell Runner (South): 1st
2015 & 2014 Rat Race Dirty Weekend: 2nd
Rocksolid Race Exeter: 2nd
2015 Dirty Dozen UK Champs: 1st
Nuts Challenge 4 Laps Winter: 2nd
Nuts Challenge 4 Laps Summer: 2nd
20-24AG World Duathlon Championships: 1st
25-29 AG 70.3 Ironman Championships: 2nd
25-29 AG Peschiera Triathlon (Sprint & Olympic Distances): 1st
Slate Man Savage Triathlon: 1st
Breccia Swim Run: 2nd
Leith Hill Half Marathon: Course Record
London Marathon: 2:41hrs
Marathon Du Medoc: 6:26hrs (lol)
Red Bull 400: Austria: 11th
Challenge Roth Triathlon: 9:13hrs
Reading Half Marathon: 72:11mins
Job: Business Manager, Sport Resolutions (UK) - investigating and determining safeguarding, anti-doping, corruption and selection matters in sport.
Lives in: Twickenham, London
Number of kids: 0
Interesting facts: I was Swansea University Sportsman of the Year in 2010. In 2009 Alun Wyn Jones (new Welsh Rugby Union Captain) won. I also believe that I have the World's fastest time for 10-card Dobble. Additionaly, I still feel cheated at having been beaten to the line at OCR's first beer championships in 2015. This would have been my finest victory. I perform best on 4.4 pints of beer the night before. On several occasions I have slowed down in races in order to ensure I maintain my 'silver' nickname. My first name is actually Alexander.
Embarrassing fact: I've crapped myself during an Ironman but carried on regardless. I like beasting horses.
Favourite running shoe: inov-8 X Talon
Favourite item of ocr gear: Compression. Just love the stuff. Wear it everywhere and for everything.
Favourite race: Has to be Toughest at present.
Favourite pudding: Rhubarb Crumble. mmm.
Favourite cheese: Caerphilly. (What cheese do you need to be very cautious with?) Haha, gets me every time.
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