Doc Andrew Murray
I’m a doctor, runner and author.
My latest running project, is running through East Africa; making a film about what makes these local runners so fast, and jogging up Kilimanjaro, through spectacular game parks.
I’ve raced in some of the world’s most spectacular locations, from the North Pole, the Jungle, the Himalaya and in 2011 completed a 2,659 mile run from far North Scotland to the Sahara desert.
I ran 7 ultra marathons in 7 continents on 7 consecutive days in November 2012. I’ve worked at the Olympics, for various professional sports teams and on tours and expeditions worldwide.
I worked for the Scottish Government as their Physical Activity Champion promoting exercise for health. Becoming and staying physically active is one of the best things you can do for your health. 30 minutes of walking (or any exercise) is better than any preventative medicine, and it’s safe. 60 minutes physical activity a day is the single best present you can give a child.
I needed a good kick up the backside from a mate to get active again after university, and urge everyone to GET ACTIVE today, and spread the word.
Updates from various capers, health promotion stuff and injury advices will appear in my blog and the site content will be updated.