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Welcome to the website of Angelo Henry – who on 7 April 2009 became the 1st South African and African to achieve The Grand Slam by completing a standard marathon of 42.2 km on all 7 Continents as well as The North Pole.

Also the 1st South African and African to complete a marathon in the close vicinity of both the South Pole (Antarctica December 2008) and The North Pole in April 2009.

North Pole Race Video


Abbott World Marathon Majors – 6 Star Finisher

Abbotts World Marathon Majors Medal

Awarded for completing the following marathons:

  • New York Marathon
  • London Marathon
  • Boston Marathon
  • Chicago Marathon
  • Berlin Marathon
  • Tokyo Marathon



PREVIOUS EVENTS

Standard Marathon Distance(Overseas Marathons):

  • Midnight Sun Marathon – Tromso, Norway – Arctic Circle
  • Tokyo Marathon
  • Berlin Marathon
  • Isle of Man
  • Big Sur Marathon – Monterey, California
  • London Marathon
  • New York City Marathon
  • Great Wall of China Marathon
  • Sri Chinmoy Melbourne Marathon
  • Rio de Janeiro Marathon
  • Antarctic Ice Marathon
  • North Pole Marathon
  • Rock n Roll Marathon Seattle
  • Boston Marathon
  • Bank of America Chicago Marathon
  • Stockholm Marathon
  • Davos Swissalpine K42(highest marathon in Europe 2700m,in the alps)

Highlighted South African Marathons

  • Knysna marathon( 1st ever marathon)
  • 2 Oceans marathon
  • Comrades ultra marathon
  • Voet of Africa marathon
  • Cango marathon Oudtshoorn

Trail running events

  • Old Fisherman’s trail
  • Hout Bay Trail run
  • The Otter trail run(ultra)
  • Puffer(ultra)
  • Wildcoast Wild Run( ultra, 3 day event)

Triathlon/ Duathlon

  • Ironman South Africa
  • X terra off-road triathlon Grabouw
  • Sprint Triathlon series Cape Town
  • Koeberg off-road Duathlon

Angelo rates his first, best and most extremes!

  • 1st International marathon – London 2005
  • Favourite marathon – New York & Boston
  • Toughest marathon – North Pole marathon (and the coldest at -37 degrees)
  • The toughest ultra marathon – The Comrades marathon
  • Most scenic marathon – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil & Big Sur, California
  • Toughest to travel to – Antarctica
  • Toughest terrain – (except for the ice at The North Pole) The wall on the Great Wall of China marathon
  • Most scenic ultra marathon – The 2 Oceans marathon Cape Town
  • The toughest trail run -The Otter Trail run (normally a 5 day hike)
  • Favourite trail run – The Puffer trail run
  • Highest altitude marathon completed – Swiss Alpine At +-3000m in the Swiss Alps

“Every day is a day given to you by GOD to use as best possible and to do your best. I would have achieved nothing without him on my shoulder.”


2014 EVENTS

Stockholm Marathon
http://www.stockholmmarathon.se


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2013 EVENTS

8 May 2013
BEAST IN THE EAST, ENGLAND
Angelo
Recently completed Grim the Beast in the East , www.grimchallenge.co.uk, finishing 12th overall and 1st in his age group.A 10km run on a motocross track,encompassing trail running,crawling through nets ,wading through water etc.


19 – 21 September 2013
WILDCOAST WILDRUN

I will be completing my 5th and earning my permanent number in the event by doing so.It remains my annual “holiday”,112 kms over 3 days running along the Wild Coast of South Africa

13 October 2013
CHICAGO MARATHON
Angelo

http://www.chicagomarathon.com


2012 EVENTS

SEATTLE ROCK N ROLL MARATHON
Angelo successfully completed the SEATTLE ROCK N ROLL MARATHON on 23 June in the Northwest of America ,running along the side of Lake Washington ,finishing in 260th place overall in a field of 22000 plus strong.”




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