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7 February, 2023

Jamie Ramsay - Save Our Outdoors (Pt.2)

Join Dom on the latest Outside & Active Podcast where he is joined by award-winning Endurance Adventure Athlete, Jamie Ramsay. This is the second of two parts discussing Cotswold Outdoor's #SaveOurOutdoors campaign.

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This week on the Outside & Active Podcast Dom is joined by Jamie Ramsay

After 12 years working for an international communications agency, he wasn’t happy with the direction of his life and realised if he didn’t make some drastic changes then things would continue to spiral downwards. His solution was to quit his job (after being promoted to Partner), fly to Vancouver and run 17,000km to Buenos Aires solo and unsupported.

Following the success of this adventure, Jamie has dedicated his life to pushing his perceived boundaries. Each adventure he undertakes is designed to challenge him in new ways.

Over the years, Jamie has worked with a number of notable global and UK brands including Microsoft, Land Rover Mobile, Gore Wear, Cotswold Outdoor and Whole Earth.

Running Adventures Completed: (20,524km)

  • 2013: 240km Vietnam Run (solo + unsupported)
  • 2014-15: 17,000km “Running the Americas” (solo + unsupported)
  • 2016: 700km Three Peaks Run (solo + unsupported)
  • 2016: 430km Scottish Isles Run (solo + unsupported)
  • 2016: Endure24 (135km in 24 hours)
  • 2016: Medoc Marathon with The Wine Show
  • 2017-18: 265km Transalpine run (2017+2018)
  • 2018: 400km Cape Wrath Ultra (3rd)
  • 2018: 220km Towpath Challenge
  • 2018: 120km GR221 (solo + unsupported)
  • 2019: 620km Run across Iceland (unsupported)

Cycling Adventures Ridden: (21,789km)

  • 2016: 700km from Edinburgh to London
  • 2017: 3800km solo across South America
  • 2018: 900km from London to SW France
  • 2019: 4027km solo across Australia
  • 2020: 1900km solo ride to the Alps
  • 2021: 10,000 solo ride around the UK for Whole Earth + TeamGB

Hiking Adventures Trekked: (1200km)

  • 2017: 400km with camels in Mongolia
  • 2019: 800km of the Hayduke Trail in Utah

Cotswold Outdoor

This episode is brought to you by Cotswold Outdoor, the outdoor experts.

They want to encourage everyone to play their part in protecting the planet so we can all continue enjoy the outdoor spaces we love, which is why they’ve launched the Save Our Outdoors campaign.

From repairing or recycling trusted kit, to ensuring you buy right the first time round, their in-store experts are on hand to make sure you get the most out of your outdoor experience time and time again while doing your bit to protect the places we love the most.

To find out more, visit

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