With a lifelong passion for cycling and a background in road racing, Mark first approached TORQ several years ago for some training and nutritional advice. Having received coaching and nutritional guidance for a number of years through TORQ’s Fitness Consultancy, Mark decided to take a significant step forward with his endurance goals by tackling the 2019 RTTC National 24-Hour Championships.
When we first met Mark, his intention was to switch to long distance time trialling, so we have worked closely with him to develop training and a feeding strategy to suit these particular requirements. Progression has been good and 2017 was a great year for Mark, with several wins and personal bests at 50 miles – 1h38m, 100 miles – 3h21m and 12 hour – 312 miles, which was good enough for an eventual 4th place in the prestigious British Best All Rounder competition.
In addition to racing, Mark supports local road safety groups, petitioning for improved cycling infrastructure in the Peak District area and is a regular working guy.