Welcome to the website of Angelo Henry – who on 7 April 2009 became the 1st South African and African to achieve The Grand Slam by completing a standard marathon of 42.2 km on all 7 Continents as well as The North Pole.
Recently completed Grim the Beast in the East , www.grimchallenge.co.uk, finishing 12th overall and 1st in his age group.A 10km run on a motocross track,encompassing trail running,crawling through nets ,wading through water etc.
19 – 21 September 2013 WILDCOAST WILDRUN
I will be completing my 5th and earning my permanent number in the event by doing so.It remains my annual “holiday”,112 kms over 3 days running along the Wild Coast of South Africa
SEATTLE ROCK N ROLL MARATHON
Angelo successfully completed the SEATTLE ROCK N ROLL MARATHON on 23 June in the Northwest of America ,running along the side of Lake Washington ,finishing in 260th place overall in a field of 22000 plus strong.”
Angelo recently completed the 115th Boston Marathon on 18 April, in a time of 3 hours 10 minutes. The Boston is the oldest marathon in the world, and the only one for which contestants are required to complete a marathon qualifier in order to compete.
Soon afterwards, on 6 May he was back in South Africa to compete in the African X with teammate Albert Pretorius. This was a 3 day stage run in Kleinmond in the Western Cape. The duo finished 5th in their category.