Category: Runner Profiles

Runner Profile: Matt Makin

Having dodged this last month, the Coalman has got me – cheers for the nomination Rob! Early years and odd stabs at running I’ve had a complex relationship with sport, and exercise in general,...

Runner Profile: Robert Kemp

Justin probably couldn’t have picked a worse time to nominate me. The mojo is not with me and the times are slipping slower and slower. This will not be a particularly inspirational piece but...

Runner Profile: Justin Ostler

Thanks, Gary, for the nomination. Early Years and Football, Flipping Football! I grew up in a sporting family, Mum loved tennis and my stepfather was an ex-county and Town reserves footballer, my stepfather’s family...

Runner Profile: Gary Taylor

Early years My parents were quite disinterested in sports so I never really embraced any as a kid. In school I was generally awful at any sport requiring skill, balance or ball control, but...

Runner Profile: Ben Carpendale

Having never been someone who particularly enjoys being in the limelight, this is a day I’ve been dreading for years now – many thanks to Danny for this “honour”. Bear with me as I...

Runner Profile: Danny Rock

Thank you Tony Gavin for the nomination, hopefully I can give you an insight of my story so far and what lies ahead. The Story before Running: I was always brought up during my...

Runner Profile: Tony Gavin

Firstly, I’d like to thank Henry for the nomination. I’d also like to wish him all the best going forwardachieving his goals. Early Years I was always out and about as a youngster but...

Runner Profile: Henry Catling

The early days “You weren’t really that great to be honest” was my mums’ response when I asked if I was any good at running as a kid. As a somewhat lanky child that...

Runner Profile: James Nial

As I sit here writing this in the evening of the day it’s due (wondering how I forgot about it for the last 31 days!), I’ll start by thanking Kerry for the nomination. As...