Andrew Murray, M.D.
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Dr Andrew Murray
Expedition/ Event Doctor
Andrew is a medical doctor who lives in Scotland. He loves traveling and playing most sports.
Andrew started running in 2005, and loves combining it with being in some of the worlds most spectacular locations. He is running the Gobi Challenge in Mongolia starting 31/7/09.
Recent results include:
1st place- Scottish Ultra 2009. 230km off road 5 day stage event on the spectacular western islands of scotland. Event record time.
1st place- 6633 ultra 2009. Winner of 120 mile single stage race to the arctic ocean in the canadian winter. Average temps of -35 to -40 celcius, self sufficient dragging a sledge. Event record time.
1st place - Sahara Race (RTP) 2007. 250 km stage race finishing at the great pyramids of egypt. Consistantly high temperatures.
He also completed the Mt Everest Marathon 16th, New Zealand 24hr race (5th) and, to raise money for St Francis Hospital ran the 2 extremes challenge, running the 250km marathon des sables in the sahara desert and the north pole marathon(4th place) less than a week apart. On the endurance front i enjoy mountaineering and mountain biking.
Dr. Murray qualified in 2003 from Aberdeen, Scotland. He has worked on 6 continents in a medical capacity including as an expedition doctor at several ultramarathons, and at the world championships for mountain biking and motorcross enduro. Andrew was also the doctor for the only bike race to be staged at the geographical North Pole. He has worked as a registrar in emergency for 2 years, and is completing my general practise training. He has further qualifications in advanced trauma, and wilderness medicine.