Lead commentator at Cardiff Half Marathon, Bath Half, Manchester Marathon and Half Marathon, Snowdonia Marathon Eryri, International Snowdon Race for the last 7 years
World Mountain Running Championships 2015 (Race and Awards Ceremonies)
Co-Commentator IAAF World Half Marathon Championships 2016 (Race and Awards Ceremonies)
Co-Commentator Great North Run, Great Manchester Run

TV co-Commentator Commonwealth Mountain and Ultra 2013 (C4, Eurosport)

TV co-Commentator Brooks Snowdonia Marathon (S4C)

Interviewer / Presenter BBC Radio Wales 'Sir Dave Brailsford' / 'The Athertons'

"A race event without a commentator becomes a race, a race with a great commentator becomes an event"


Matt is a skilled Commentator, Presenter and MC with over 12 years of experience of commentating at running, cycling and triathlon events across the UK.


Matt is also experienced in commentary in Television, and has voiced a number of highlights programmes on Channel 4, S4C and Eurosport.

Matt is an accomplished presenter too, working on two successful BBC Radio Wales productions as interviewer, presenter and researcher with Sir Dave Brailsford and the world champion mountain bike family 'The Athertons'.


Matt's skills also extend to Awards Ceremonies and Press Conferences including the IAAF World Half Marathon Champs with Mo Farah and Paula Radcliffe, the Kielder Marathon with Steve Cram and the Conwy Sports Awards.


Working with some of the foremost event’s organisers in the UK, from 250 runner trail races, to the Great North Run, London Triathlon, World Mountain Running IAAF Half Marathon Championships and the Cardiff Half Marathon.


2019 also saw Matt as the lead commentator at the 15,000 Velothon cycle sportive in Cardiff, the UK’s largest closed-road cycle event and once again lead MC / commentator at the Cardiff Half Marathon, Wales' largest mass-participation sporting event hosting over 25,000 runners! 


Cardiff Half Marathon (Run 4 Wales)

Great North Run / Great Swim / Great Manchester Run (Nova Events)

Asics Manchester Marathon (Human Race)

Manchester Half Marathon (Human Race)

Bath Half (Running High)

Velothon Wales (Ironman)

Salomon UK

Snowdonia Marathon Eryri

International Snowdon Race

Salomon Skyline Weekend 

Slam Media

Cread Cyf

Cwmni Da

Conwy Sports Awards 

Key Skills

Live event commentary

Event ceremony presentation

TV commentary

TV / Radio presenting

Narration and voiceover






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