Meet the Team

Ben Macwilliam

Role: Director


From as young as I can remember, i’ve alway loved being active….now at the ripe old age of 40 - that hasn’t changed a bit! My first real love was of the 2 wheel variety…Ever since I was about 10 I could always be found out on the bike exploring.

I seemly found my ideal job back in 2010 when I was taken on as the first employee at UK Cycling events - upto that point I had been travelling the country town to town carving out my career in Retail. At UK Cycling Events it was great to be apart of something so new, that would later grow to be the UK’s premier Sportive organiser. Unfortunately my love for cycling wained during my time there, but thanks for a very brief career in Long distance Triathlon I found my running legs again! From then on there was no looking back….road quickly transitioned to trail with the purchase of a new some new Inov-8 Mud claws and I was hooked!

Fast forward 10 years and we’re just embarking on season number 6 at maverick Race. I have to say that the jump from fulltime employment to working for yourself is the scariest thing i’ve ever done, particularly with 2 young kids in tow…but not for a second do I regret it. Yes, it’s incredibly hard work and a lot of pressure come race day, but the reward is high seeing so many friendly and familiar faces crossings that finishline.

Here’s to 2021 our biggest year to date and we look forward too seeing you on the trails soon…


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