Nick Kershaw - CEO & Founder   Nick is the energetic leader of the dream and revels in making a vision into a reality - bringing people together through the power of running. His own running experience experience has seen him carrying his bike past 3000 people for over a mile during his first Ironman, finishing a marathon into the oldest Athletics stadium on earth in his homeland, Greece...as well as having the rare, but remarkably easy to achieve accolade, of being blacklisted from North Korea....   Dream Impact Race - Kyrgyzstan

Nick Kershaw - CEO & Founder

Nick is the energetic leader of the dream and revels in making a vision into a reality - bringing people together through the power of running. His own running experience experience has seen him carrying his bike past 3000 people for over a mile during his first Ironman, finishing a marathon into the oldest Athletics stadium on earth in his homeland, Greece...as well as having the rare, but remarkably easy to achieve accolade, of being blacklisted from North Korea....

Dream Impact Race - Kyrgyzstan

Mark Maughan - Head of Operations   Joining us from the team that created the Sierra Leone Marathon, this man is a veritable expert at delivering marathons in extraordinary and challenging places. The Delivery team starts here. With a bucket load of marathon planning experience, Mark is passionate about traveling, exploring and running. Ever communicative, professional and a demon negotiator, he handles any curveball with consummate ease and an ever present smile, and always has a spare Sunderland shirt to sweeten the deal!   Dream Impact Race - India

Mark Maughan - Head of Operations

Joining us from the team that created the Sierra Leone Marathon, this man is a veritable expert at delivering marathons in extraordinary and challenging places. The Delivery team starts here. With a bucket load of marathon planning experience, Mark is passionate about traveling, exploring and running. Ever communicative, professional and a demon negotiator, he handles any curveball with consummate ease and an ever present smile, and always has a spare Sunderland shirt to sweeten the deal!

Dream Impact Race - India

 
Bex Watson - Community & Partnerships   The only team member to have actually won an Impact Marathon ( twice! ) , Bex arrived into the Impact Marathon fold through participating in Nepal, then volunteering in Guatemala and now coming on board to build our amazing Impact Runner community. A true running evangelist, crossing the finish line of her first and running straight into my best friends arms is still was one of the best feelings she has ever known.     Dream Impact Race - Peru

Bex Watson - Community & Partnerships

The only team member to have actually won an Impact Marathon (twice!) , Bex arrived into the Impact Marathon fold through participating in Nepal, then volunteering in Guatemala and now coming on board to build our amazing Impact Runner community. A true running evangelist, crossing the finish line of her first and running straight into my best friends arms is still was one of the best feelings she has ever known.

Dream Impact Race - Peru

 

IMPACT DELIVERY TEAM

Joe Rios - Growth Officer   By day, Joe is a passionate sales leader at Export Development Canada. In his spare time, Joe’s a fitness instructor and an ultra-marathoner. In 2015, Joe completed a marathon on all 7 continents, even before heading out to Nepal for our first ever race. He returned for races in Guatemala and Malawi, leading his own ‘Team Canada’ at both. He has infectious energy and enthusiasm for inspiring others to do good while challenging themselve.   Dream Impact Race - Philippines

Joe Rios - Growth Officer

By day, Joe is a passionate sales leader at Export Development Canada. In his spare time, Joe’s a fitness instructor and an ultra-marathoner. In 2015, Joe completed a marathon on all 7 continents, even before heading out to Nepal for our first ever race. He returned for races in Guatemala and Malawi, leading his own ‘Team Canada’ at both. He has infectious energy and enthusiasm for inspiring others to do good while challenging themselve.

Dream Impact Race - Philippines

Matt Fenton - Strategy

With 15 years in the social travel arena, Matt brings a wealth of experience. Frequently found all over Latin America he has worked to build several successful social enterprise travel companies that take people out of their comfort zone to developing countries around the world to volunteer and experience new destinations and cultures. He has a brilliant strategic mind and is set on building key partnerships across the world.

Dream Impact Race - Papua New Guinea

Abi Jones - Impact Delivery Team   Abi joins us from the Ironman UK team to drive forward our Delivery team, and ensure that no matter where we are in the world we are delivering consistently to the highest standards. Abi has always been a big advocate of both sports development and sport for development, and has taken every opportunity to work and volunteer towards these personal goals. Wherever we go, she creates a stir with the locals amazed at her bike handling skills…   Dream Impact Race - Mongolia

Abi Jones - Impact Delivery Team

Abi joins us from the Ironman UK team to drive forward our Delivery team, and ensure that no matter where we are in the world we are delivering consistently to the highest standards. Abi has always been a big advocate of both sports development and sport for development, and has taken every opportunity to work and volunteer towards these personal goals. Wherever we go, she creates a stir with the locals amazed at her bike handling skills…

Dream Impact Race - Mongolia

Bethany Boll - Impact Delivery Team   Bethany joined the team as a volunteer in Malawi in 2019 and quickly came to realise that one Impact event was not going to be enough. Running is her favourite way of exploring a new place, and mode of transportation - known for showing up sweaty to brunches after running to get there. She, currently, lives in Singapore, whilst her insatiable travel bug has taken her running all around Asia. Bethany approaches her work with a stoic charm that seems unfazed by literally anything, and an attention to detail that keeps us all on our toes…   Dream Impact Race: Vietnam

Bethany Boll - Impact Delivery Team

Bethany joined the team as a volunteer in Malawi in 2019 and quickly came to realise that one Impact event was not going to be enough. Running is her favourite way of exploring a new place, and mode of transportation - known for showing up sweaty to brunches after running to get there. She, currently, lives in Singapore, whilst her insatiable travel bug has taken her running all around Asia. Bethany approaches her work with a stoic charm that seems unfazed by literally anything, and an attention to detail that keeps us all on our toes…

Dream Impact Race: Vietnam

James Campbell - Impact Delivery Team   James’ passion for the outdoors, sports and leadership is evident from his unconventional degree in Adventure Education. Whether guiding underprivileged city children on new adventures in the countryside of his hometown in Dorset or organising road races, triathlons and mass participation ultra marathon events across the country, he thrives in helping others to explore new places and their own limits. His course designs are becoming the stuff of legends for their scale, brutality and magnificent vistas.   Dream Impact Race - Ethiopia

James Campbell - Impact Delivery Team

James’ passion for the outdoors, sports and leadership is evident from his unconventional degree in Adventure Education. Whether guiding underprivileged city children on new adventures in the countryside of his hometown in Dorset or organising road races, triathlons and mass participation ultra marathon events across the country, he thrives in helping others to explore new places and their own limits. His course designs are becoming the stuff of legends for their scale, brutality and magnificent vistas.

Dream Impact Race - Ethiopia

Megan Mason - Impact Delivery Team   Having joined Impact’s first ever race in Nepal in 2016, Megan’s love affair with Impact Marathons is the second longest in the Impact team (after our illustrious leader). She then volunteered with us in Kenya in 2018 and returns as co-race director for Nepal 2019. Working in fitness and previously opening a women’s-only gym in Saudi Arabia, Megan’s passion is the empowerment of women through sport and she brings her infectious enthusiasm for fitness everywhere she goes. If you need anyone to remind you how awesome you are for even attempting an Impact Week & Impact Marathon, she’s your girl.   Dream Impact Race - Lebanon

Megan Mason - Impact Delivery Team

Having joined Impact’s first ever race in Nepal in 2016, Megan’s love affair with Impact Marathons is the second longest in the Impact team (after our illustrious leader). She then volunteered with us in Kenya in 2018 and returns as co-race director for Nepal 2019. Working in fitness and previously opening a women’s-only gym in Saudi Arabia, Megan’s passion is the empowerment of women through sport and she brings her infectious enthusiasm for fitness everywhere she goes. If you need anyone to remind you how awesome you are for even attempting an Impact Week & Impact Marathon, she’s your girl.

Dream Impact Race - Lebanon