Race Director – Dave Annandale 

Coming from a mountaineering and trekking background that took him all over the world, Dave has competed in numerous running events, Marathons, Half marathons, off road events and including many desert ultras over the years, including the MdS in Morocco (twice), and also events in  Europe, the Himalayas, Mongolia, Chile, Northern China,, Tibet, Peru, Egypt  and Antarctica.

In addition to having competed, Dave has  also been involved in creating courses for  ultras around the World, and has previously been involved with course preparation and design in Vietnam, Nepal, Gobi (twice) and Namibia,.

Dave has also been  race Director for many Half Marathons, 24 hour ultra-events and also for the Commonwealth Ultra championships in 2009 and was Event Director for  2011 Commonwealth Ultra Championships.

In addition Dave has been responsible for creating and organising the OMM Iceland event.
Dave has previously competed in many UK and Swiss based KIMMs ( former name of the OMM ) as well as many other Mountain Marathons. in the UK and Europe

With the benefit of a great deal of experience as a competitor and event organiser,  Dave clearly understands the needs of the ultra and adventure racer.

email – dave@annapurnaultra.com


Jorunn Jonsdottir : Jorunn will be looking after all the logistics, accommodation and travel arrangements for the team, Jorunn will also be able to assist competitors, family and friends getting to and from Race HQ in Nepal, along with extra time, accommodation and trips whilst in Nepal You can get Jorunn on info@all-iceland.co.uk


To be announced Nearer the time


Fabio Strinna :  Former competitor for the Fire + Ice Ultra, Half Fire + Ice Ultra, and the Annapurna Ultra 2017, course director for the 2019 Half Fire + Ice Ultra and the 2019 Fire + Ice Ultra.

Karma Sherpa :  Karma has been walking these trails in the Annapurna region since he was a young boy, he knows the trails better than almost anyone alive, Karma has also been  5 times to the Summit of Everest and many other major Summits.

Sonam Tashi Sherpa : An experienced and very likeable guide,  has been with us in 2017 and 2018, knows the area extremely well,

Crew for the 2020 Annapurna Ultra :

To be announced nearer the time.

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