Lizzy Hawker

Lizzy Hawker is the past winner of the both the Daily Mail ‘Woman of the Year’ award and the National Geographic ‘Adventurer of the Year’ Award. As well as, 2011 Female Athlete of the Year, The North Face; Fell Runners Association (UK) Long Distance Award 2008 and Road Runners Club (UK) John Jewell Award 2006 for outstanding performance by British Distance Runner.
• World Record: Everest Base Camp to Kathmandu, 63 hrs 8 minutes, April 2013
• World Record: 24hrs on the road, 247.07 km, September 2011, held until May 2013
• Gold medallist, 2011 Commonwealth Championships 24 hrs on the road, 247.07 km
• Gold medallist, 2006 IAU 100km World Championships, 07:28:46,
• 5 time winner of Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc, 2005, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012

Photo: Alex Treadway