Patrick Ryan

Patrick Ryan


Patrick Ryan is a multi-skilled sports journalist who has become one of the main contributors for leading endurance sport websites RUN247 and TRI247 over the past year. 

Graduating from the University of Manchester (UoM) in 2020 with a First Class Honours degree in History and Politics, Patrick moved into Sports Journalism and graduated his Masters in Journalism with a Distinction from the University of Salford, a leading institution in the field, in 2021. 

During his studies he worked for a number of highly regarded publications across a range of sports, working with clubs such as Rugby League side Salford Red Devils and Basketball team Manchester Giants.  He gained further experience at respected outlet Manchester Evening News and other local north west papers, producing an authoritative series of articles on Irish football side Finn Harps. 

His professional experience is as diverse as it is substantial – he has covered both the winter and summer Olympics and the Commonwealth Games for the BBC. He produced football content for Manchester-based production company Studio 68, whilst his primary past role came as a leading contributor for Planet Sport outlet Planet Football for a year between 2021 and 2022. 


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Runners at the start of the Eastern States 100

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Tom Evans training for Transgranaria

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Claire Bannwarth crosses the line.

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Damian Hall UTMB

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Courtney Dauwalter at Ultra-Trail du Mont Blanc

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A runner on the Eiger Ultra Trail by UTMB 2022

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Ashley Paulson at the 2022 Badwater 135

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Ashley Paulson at the 2022 Badwater 135

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