About me

Who is Shu Pillinger?

Ultraswimmer

From the backstroke team on school sports' day to swimming between the UK to the US ;-)

Ultracyclist

I commute between St Albans and London by bike. And then somehow I ended up on the start line of Race Across America.

Ultrarunner

Always got stitch as a kid - but now I don't think twice about running a double marathon (after swimming and cycling).

Ultratraveller

Made it my mission to set foot on every continent before I was 30 and have since been to every country in Europe.

RAAM 2015

I successfully completed the Race Across America 2015 in a time of 12 days 9 hours and 14 minutes to become the First British Woman to do so, and the 37th woman ever.

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Want to Support my next Challenge? Race Across America 2015

Supporters

The following organisations have generously helped me during my recent challenges.

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CAERvest®

CAERvest®

June 4, 2015 Supporters

We will be carrying a CAERvest® device with us in RAAM. It will be in the follow vehicle…

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Plan Train Do

Plan Train Do

May 28, 2015 Supporters

My friend is working on an online sports and wellness platform. He’s hoping to go live…

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Blaze

Blaze Laserlights

May 1, 2015 Supporters

Back in 2012, I heard about a Kickstarter campaign to support an idea for a…

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Cycle Right

April 16, 2015 Supporters

The top team at Cycle Right are providing me with a carbon Cannondale Synapse with Fast…

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On the Run

On the Run

March 3, 2015 Supporters

On the Run is an energy bar range devised and made by Shilpa Phadke, a…

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KitBrix

KitBrix

May 28, 2014 Supporters

KitBrix make modular bags, ideal for keeping all your kit organised for multi-sports. I used a…

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CARVALHO CUSTOM

April 15, 2014 Supporters

Carvalho Custom supplied me with training and race kit. They designed and made the pink and…

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GSK Human Performance Lab

November 28, 2013 Supporters

I partnered with the team at the new GSK Human Performance Lab and underwent performance…

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Please get in touch if you'd like me to give a talk, are interested in crewing, have an idea for a new challenge or just fancy a bike ride!

  • London & St Albans, UK
  • shu@shupillinger.info

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