Mary is one the top Mountain Runners in the UK. She has represented GB at 8 World and European Championships over the past 7 years, claiming 4 team medals and 2 individual 4 th places. She regularly competes at national and international level, on all surfaces from road to mountain. Mary has a BSc. in Sport & Exercise Science from Loughborough University and an MSc. in Sports Medicine from the University of Glasgow. Mary's PhD examines the Relationship between Pain and Blood Pressure. She is actively involved in pushing the boundaries of sport science and maximising her potential as a runner.