Scott Jenkins, like his younger brother Rhys is a Welsh Ultra endurance runner who has ran across Death Valley twice and will compete in this years Moab 240 mile run in Utah through the Moab desert as well as crewing for Rhys at this years Badwater race. Scott first got the “ultra running bug” after completing 75 marathons in 75 days alongside his brother running from Boston to Austin (2000miles) and also ran the circumference of Wales in a non-stop relay. In addition, Scott has ran multiple ultra endurance races of 32 miles, 50 miles, 100 miles, 130 miles and 145miles and recently set the FKT for running from Windsor Castle to Buckingham Palace. An avid runner, Scott like his brother likes to create his own challenges to raise money for charities and as such has also ran across Iceland, as well as cycling in a non-stop 4 man relay from Seattle to Jacksonville (4000 miles) to name but a few. Scott’s passion for challenging the limits of his body, raising money for charity and overcoming rhabdomyolysis has seen Scott speak at Johnson & Johnson, Save the Children and attend an Operation Smile mission in Miekele, Ethiopia as well as being invited to speak on several podcasts. Scott talks often about his lessons learnt from his challenges and their applicability to personal and professional life as well as how he trains his mind and body to be able to overcome perceived insurmountable challenges.
Scott’s running exploits have seen him become 1 of 3 UK ambassadors for the charity, Operation Smile.