MEET THE ORGANISERS
Dave Pickles & Rob Edmond have summited Mt. Kilimanjaro 58 times collectively and delivered racing events worldwide to over 126,000 participants. Their love for adventure has brought them together to create an extraordinary challenge that’s never been done before, with exclusive approval from the Tanzania National Park Authority.
MOUNTAINEER & ADVENTURE EXPERT
Founder & owner of the adventure travel brand, EDGE Travel Worldwide, Fitness Brand, Performance to Summit and Individual and Team development brand, TEAM Engage. Dave combines his knowledge and experience as ex-military in leading expeditions throughout the world in the jungle, mountain, arctic and desert environments to create life changing journeys.
As an expert mountaineer for the past 25 years, Dave has summited Mt. Kilimanjaro 57 times, leading over 2,800 people to the Summit. To prove that nothing is impossible, Dave has completed a race to the top and back down again, and previously organised two record-breaking events in the crater of Mt. Kilimanjaro.
“WE’RE BRINGING TOGETHER THE COLOSSAL ELEMENTS OF MOUNTAIN & OCR TO PROVIDE A ONCE IN A LIFETIME EXPERIENCE ON THE MOUNTAIN, THAT IS DUBBED ‘THE ROOF OF AFRICA’.”
OBSTACLE RACING EXPERT
Founder and owner of the obstacle race events company Rob Edmond Events, Rob has organised and delivered obstacle race events to over 126,000 participants in distinct locations around the globe, from city centres to Olympic Stadiums and mountainsides.
With his event management expertise and Special Forces background, Rob is bringing a unique wealth of experience to this extraordinary challenge.
“IT’S ALWAYS BEEN ON MY BUCKET LIST TO GET A WORLD RECORD, BUT I NEVER THOUGHT THAT I’D BE INVOLVED IN HELPING 60 PEOPLE GET THEIRS AT THE SAME TIME TOO.”
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WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT
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