Category: Runner Profiles

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Runner Profile: Len Saunders

My sporting life   Solo, single, individual are words that describe the common theme that runs through all the sports I’ve taken part in throughout my life! I was never much of a team...

Runner Profile: Jess Farthing

Thanks ‘Matey’ (Stuart Mason) for the nomination. I have finally been caught. School Days (late 80’s) Although I was an active and sporty outdoor kid, I never really excelled at any particular sport. It...

Runner Profile: Stuart Mason

The early years “A comedian or a 10,000m runner”, that was my response to being asked, aged 11, what I wanted to be when I grew up.  Well, I have run a few 10k...

Runner Profile: Richard Smith

It was September 2010 and there I stood resplendent in my new FRR running vest ready (well not really) for my first race, it was the Alton Water 10k, I was cowering under a...

Runner Profile: Dave Lampard

Firstly I would like to thank Kaye for nominating me although I’ve always dreaded this as writing about myself really puts me out of my comfort zone. This because I’ve never thought people would...

Runner Profile: Kaye Branton

Firstly, a very Happy New Year to everyone, here’s hoping it’s a brilliant year of running for us all!  It’s a new year and a new age category for me (up to the 50’s...

Runner Profile: Jenny Church

Thank you to Daniela for her nomination and kind words.  I always smile when I remember one of our first conversations at FRR training when you asked me what shampoo I used as you...

Runner Profile: Daniela Elstone

I’ve been reading past runner’s profiles to get some inspiration to write mine this month and many start by thanking the person who nominated them but I’m going to save my thanks for later!...

Runner Profile: Ian Duggan

Thanks to Carla for the nomination. I hope I can follow her world tour of marathons and write something vaguely interesting! How I got into running: I have always enjoyed sport and throughout school...

Runner Profile: Carla Wiggins

Thanks to the legend Samantha Linassi for nominating me for this – she has helped me round endless training runs and her positivity is infectious. I was dreading having to write one of these,...