Feet of Endurance: Meet the Team
Introducing: Space Ninja Science Team
Aléchia van Wyk has rounded up a team of long distance, multi-day endurance junkies to compete in the Feet of Endurance. Although they generally can be found running long slowish over long periods of time, this mixed team have been hand-picked for their specialist trail running expertise and competitive spirits, we introduce to you team Space Ninja Science Team
Alan Li (Team Captain)
Alan’s running prowess speaks for itself. His CV lists some big name event, just to name a few – * 9 Dragons Ultra’ in Hong Kong 2019 * The Dragon’s Back in Wales 2019 * Marathon Des Sable 2015 Finisher, * Cape Wrath Scotland Finisher 2018 *Ultra Trail du Mont-Blanc (UTMB) 2018 Finisher
Key skills: Finding a chip shop mid race.
Weronika is definitely the ninja of the team, reason being she has one running pace (pretty fast) even when going up a steep hill. Her running CV is filled with accomplishments from running for her local club in cross country races to running a 100miles non-stop. The harder the race, the more she smiles.
Key Skills: Always smiling
Dewet is known as the Ultra Supporter, he has watched and supported Weronika in many crazy adventures. As an adrenaline junkie himself and someone who loves a challenge, he got tired of waiting around so he decided to enter some of these events. He surprised himself and now he swims, bike and run to keep up with Weronika.
Key Skills: Ultimate supporter
Aléchia van Wyk
By far the slowest member of the team, Aléchia is showing that it isn’t just speed that gets the job done. She has competed on the athletic track all through to completing a 100km non-stop, she has 15 marathons and 8 Ultramarathons under her belt.
Key Skills: Talking to anyone.