Ronnie O'sullivan

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18/10/2013 at 22:21

Bought Ronnie O'sullivan's new autobiography today. Just thumbed through it so far, but he is absolutely passionate about our sport and it seems to be as much about running as snooker (it's even called "Running").

Complete with stories of racing, training with people like Eamon Martin and Jason Ward and a 10K PB of 34'50" shows serious commitment.

 

19/10/2013 at 00:20

He was nearly two minutes quicker than me at the Southern XC champs the year he set his 10k PB. Imagine how quick he'd be if he stopped messing about with all that snooker.  

Ronnie stats.

19/10/2013 at 14:02

Remeber a report on him getting some impressive 38 minute XC times in RW years ago.

19/10/2013 at 15:32

He filed a glowing report on "The Chimp Paradox":

http://www.amazon.co.uk/review/R337LVOQ22RFWL/ref=cm_cr_pr_viewpnt#R337LVOQ22RFWL

 

19/10/2013 at 18:08

I've a picture of him at the 2009 National XC. However the file appears corrupted as I can't get it bigger than thumb nail size despite being 8GB.

20/10/2013 at 20:34

Does he run in drag?  He appears to be a member of a ladies running club.

20/10/2013 at 21:54

I seem to recall he was partial to an alice band at one time, but the correct club name is the rather unique Woodford Green AC with Essex Ladies.

Make of that what you will.  

21/10/2013 at 20:39

He runs with a local club when he`s in Sheffield for the World Champs.

seren nos    pirate
22/10/2013 at 10:01

i re member him saying in an interview that running had become his main love.......he wished that he could do that fulltime........but he needed to play the snooker to pay the bills........snooker had become his everyday job that he had to do so that he could then run in his spare time.....

22/10/2013 at 10:04

Rockin Ronnie does  a sub 35, 10k??? f off ...............!!!! The guy is a machine!

 

 

22/10/2013 at 11:52

He runs the World Champs for a local club in Sheffield, I heard

18/11/2013 at 11:21

I've been meaning to post this for a while.

Ronnie at the National XC.

http://s4.runnersworld.co.uk/members/images/493151/gallery/ronnie.png?width=350

 

18/11/2013 at 11:43

Ronnie is Ginger????

 

Bionic Ironwolf    pirate
18/11/2013 at 12:03

He's got dark hair hasn't he? Doesn't look much like him.

18/11/2013 at 12:09

Maybe it's the one in the blue boots holding the bags

18/11/2013 at 12:12

Looks like he is talking to Alex Higgins

26/11/2013 at 09:47

Just finished the book Running and as said it's a great read and focused heavily on running. However it almost seems that he wrote the book as much for himself psychologically as he did for the readership

 

The book by Steve Peters looks great I might give it a read. Struggle with stress and "flight" mode so perhaps that would help 

26/11/2013 at 10:53
26/11/2013 at 14:15

Flob. If you want some street cred never say Lol. Ronnie is a proper runner. Good on him.

Bionic Ironwolf    pirate
27/11/2013 at 11:59

XC is massive fun, Flob! Especially if there's a stream or summat to jump. Lovely muddy trails - oohhhh takes me back to my teenage years when our club coach had us track runners do XC races all through winter for strength and fitness (Greater London XC League in those days).

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