Category: Runner Profiles

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,...

Runner Profile: Sam Linassi

Firstly, thank you to the smashing vice-captain Jo Harper for her nomination. Jo has always been a friendly and welcoming face at FRR. Jo also seriously underestimates her running – she’s really very good!!...

Runner Profile: Jo Harper

Firstly, thanks Ali for the nomination. I was introduced to the running world at a young age. My dad was swept up into the running boom in the 80’s and it turned out he...

Runner Profile: Ali Ostler

Runner profile Ali Ostler Happy June everybody, except Matt who stitched me up nominated me last month ;) How I got into running I started running, sort of, in about 2011. I can’t actually...

Runner Profile: Matthew Saunders

Firstly, thanks for the nomination Ozzy.  It was great to read the journey you’ve been on and I remember that crazy hot Halstead marathon in 2016 well (more on that later).  I also remember...

Runner Profile: Paul Osborne

Firstly thanks to James for the nomination, Don’t worry I’ll reward you with another sub 20minute parkrun soon (It might have to wait a bit tho’) As I write this, the Pandemic of Covid-19...

Runner Profile: James Ellul

Firstly, thanks to Kirsty for the nomination. How did I get into running? I was never sporty as a child or at school. My parents must have entered me in the Capel fun run...

Runner Profile: Kirsty Marsh

Thank you Lee Crisp for the nomination, I feel very honoured as I have only been with the club since May. I’m just worried that I won’t have much to say. Early years I...