Shaun is a multi-sport athlete currently competing in single and multi-day adventure races and trail running races throughout Ireland and Internationally.

In 2018, Shaun was crowned National Adventure Race champion with a string of victories in the Irish adventure race series.

Along side these races, Shaun also takes on personal adventures in cold and mountainous regions.

Shaun is supported by french sports apparel Uglow Sport.


Notable Results & Achievements:

Adventure Racing:

  • WAAR 2019, Wild Atlantic Adventure Race – 1st
  • Sliabh Liag AR 2019 – 1st
  • National Adventure Race Champion 2018
  • Westport Sea2Summit 2018 – 1st
  • Dingle Adventure Race 2018 – 1st
  • Quest Glendalough 2018 – 1st
  • Quest Kenmare 2018 – 1st
  • Skibbereen AR 2018 – 1st
  • Moxie AR 2018 – 2nd
  • The Beast Adventure Race 2018 – 2nd (Team Rachel’s Irish Adventures)
  • Westport Sea2Summit 2017 – 2nd
  • Gaeltacht AR 2017 – 1st
  • FEARmanagh 2017 – 1st
  • WAAR 2017, Wild Atlantic Adventure Race – 1st
  • The RACE 2017 – 2nd
  • Ireland Coast to Coast 2016 – 1st and course record 16hrs40mins
  • Itera Expedition Race 2016
  • Westport Sea2Summit 2015 – 2nd
  • Gaelforce North 2014 & 2015 – 1st and course record
  • Coastal Cancer Challenge 2012 & 2014 – 1st
  • Connemara Rough Diamond 2014 – 1st
  • National Adventure Race Series 2014 – 5th overall
  • Runaway Donegal series winner 2015

Trail Running:

  • UTMB 2021 – 128th 31:24
  • Arranmore Adventure 30km – 2nd 2:15
  • Gaelforce Sky Run 26km 2021 – 3rd 2:48
  • Seven-Sisters Skyline 52km 2020 – 1st 7:11
  • Art O’Neill Challenge 2020 – 1st 5:02.30
  • UTMB TDS 125km 2018, France – 220th 22:49.52
  • Seven-Sisters Mountain Marathon 2018 – 1st 5.59
  • Transvulcania 75km 2018, La Palma – 62nd 9:28.15
  • Maurice Mullins Trail 2018 – 4th 1:53.20
  • UTMB CCC 2017 – 53rd 13:12
  • Current record holder of Irelands High Peaks Challenge (completed in 2017 with Lonan O’Farrell)
  • Garmin Mourne Skyline 2016 – 6th
  • Trail del Cinghaile 90km, Italy 2016 – 9th
  • CTS Dorset Plus 73km, England 2015 –  2nd
  • Gaelforce Mountain Run, Ireland 2015 – 3rd
  • UTMB OCC 2014 – 20th
  • Sub 3-hour Dublin Marathon 2013

Cycling:

  • UCI 2.2 An Post Rás 2011 & 2012
  • Tour of the North 2011 & 2012
  • TransRockies Mountain Bike Race 2009
  • Manx End2End Mountain Bike Race 2010

Adventures/Other:

  • Expedition Amundsen, Norway 2019
  • Ski-expedition Finnmarksvidda, Norway 2016
  • Ski-expedition Hardangervidda, Norway 2015
  • Mount Toubkal, Morrocco 2014
  • Half Dome Yosemite N.P 2013
  • Qualified Trail Cycle Leader
  • Cycling Ireland Foundation Coaching Certificate
  • Sprocket Rocket Tutor
  • Padi Dive licence

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