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Meet Samantha Amend

Samantha has represented Great Britain in several distances and is the British 100-mile record holder.

She is originally from Buckinghamshire and moved to South Oxfordshire 4 years ago. She has always loved sport and first dabbled with the marathon in her late 20's after having children. She first got a flavour for ultras in 2011 in a multi-stage race, whilst enhancing her marathon times and striving to go quicker. She first represented Great Britain in 2016 in the 50km, at the age of 36.

Sam’s best performances include:

7th in Doha at the World 50km Championship in 2016 - and with GB won team Gold

Course Record Holder at the Thames Path 100-mile in 2016

ACP British 100k Champion in 2018

Finished 15th at the World 100km Championships in Croatia in 2018

100-Mile British Record on the Track in April 2021

Ranked 5th in the world over 100 miles in 2021

Ranked 8th in the world over the 12-Hour in 2021

ACP British 100k 2nd place in 2022

100-Mile British Record on the Track in April 2022

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