Mark Leinster Muddy Highlander OCR MC and OCR WorldChamp rep and OCR Marshal Trainer

Today’s interview is with Mark Leinster aka the Muddy Highlander. Mark is one of the most enthusiastic OCR eventer and OCR MC and ambassador for this growing sport. His enthusiasm for OCR is invigorating and he loves talking to people when it comes to OCR events whether newbies or regulars.

I got to know Mark first at Dirty Dozen Races as MC there and over the coming months with his involvement in the UK OCR facebook group and as a regular at other events. Mark is also the UK representative of the OCR World Championship and also puts in a lot of effort in training marshals who attend the events and keep everyone safe and looked after during all of the events.

Here is a bio for Mark

Born in Inverness and brought up in a small Highland village with the cairngorm mountains and the North Sea as my playground

Joined the Army at 20 and spent 18 yrs serving
Have been involved in many OCR course builds and event Management
Resident MC at OCRs around the country as “The Muddy Highlander”
Committee member of the OCRA UK and UK Ambassador to the OCR World Championships and Instructor on the OCRA UK Volunteer Marshall Course.
Finished 6th in age group at the 2014 OCRWC in OHIO USA
Just over 100 OCRs under my belt with many more yet to do.


Mark Leinster

UK Ambassador, OCRWC 2015
Mark without his kilt and far too clean

Mark without his kilt and far too clean

Enjoy the interview.

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