Elite Athlete Management


dion_networks now has a small stable of Elite Ultrarunners

Key Performers

William Sichel PhotoWilliam Sichel  is a key performer in the sport. He is the current World No1 for Six Day running; has run over 478 miles in Six Days (that’s over 18 marathons); 153 miles in 24 hours; is a current Scottish record holder; has held Guinness World Records; represented Great Britain on numerous occasions and is the British record holder in the World’s Toughest & Hottest race – the Badwater Ultramarathon.  William competes in events all around Europe, America and Asia reflecting the world-wide interest in ultrarunning.

Lizzy HawkerLizzy Hawker  is the rising star of  women’s World Ultrarunning and Mountain Marathons. She is the current  Woman’s World 100km champion, winning Gold in Korea 2006. Aligned to her road and track success has been outstanding performances in Mountain marathons and trail races, having won the Zermatt Marathon in 2006 setting a new course record and again winning in 2007. In 2005 she was 1st woman in the Ultra-trail Tour du Mont Blanc  (155km with 9000m elevation) and in 2006, 2nd woman in the Jungfrau Marathon (invited as part of international elite field), 1st woman (5th overall) in Davos Ultra-trail 78 km setting a new course record. In 2007 she is going from strength to strength again 1st woman in the Zermatt Marathon breaking her course record, 1st woman in the LGT Alpin Leichtenstein Marathon  and again 1st woman at the Davos Ultra-trail 78Km.


Bimala Rana PhotoBimala Rana has been voted onto the Nepal Olympic Athletic Association. She will also assist dion_networks locate, train and develop ultrarunners in Nepal.

She will be the Nepali contract and planner for Lizzy Hawkers Everest Base Camp to Kathmandu record attempt.

  stages Training Camps in order to tailor specific training to specific events. For example a 3 day training regime based off road in the Glen Nevis hills to prepare William for Spartathlon.

dion_networks "Crews" for its Elite athletes and others at Ultrarunning Events throughout the World.


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