Richard Donovan is the founder of some of Earth’s most extreme races and has completed 40+ trips as organiser & group leader to the North Pole and Antarctica.
He is the first person in history to run marathons at both the North and South Poles, set a world record for completing marathons on all 7 continents in 4 days 22 hours 3 minutes, and has run across the continents of North America (twice), South America and Europe.
A former director of the global governing body for ultramarathon running, Richard has been race director at several World and Commonwealth Championships.
He holds a primary degree in Economics and Classical Civilization, two postgraduate degrees in Economics and a Doctorate l.c. in Project Management.