Dr David Gething won the World Marathon Challenge in January 2015, running 7 marathons in 7 continents in 7 days, and
setting two new world records in the process. Specialising in long-distance events, he has competed in numerous marathons including the famed
Boston Marathon, Ironman triathlons (up to world championship level), Ultraman and multi-day European bicycle stage-races. All after a life-changing moment less than a decade ago when he realised he was overweight, out of shape that it was time to get fit.
Dr David holds both Australian and UK citizenship, but has spent the longest stretch of his life in Asia. When when not training and racing, he enjoys spending time with his wife and two children, and working as head veterinarian at Creature Comforts Veterinary Housecall Practice.