I am a: serious competitive athlete I have been running for: Over 10 years I run this many times a week: Every day My weekly mileage is about: Over 50 Running club / race organisation: I am a member of a running club I do these types of running: road / pavement, trail / grass / woodland, athletics track My most important reason for running is: to be competitive in races
My three favourite events are: Favourite: Marathon Next Favourite: Cross-country Third favourite: Half-marathon I take part in events: 25-52 times a year I also do these sports: Gym (weight training), Road cycling
More about me
First marathon 1976
every London marathon except 1983
ran 2:41 as junior (under 20), 2:29 at 23 in 1981, best M40 marathon 2:42 in Feb 2003, best M45 marathon 2:43 in 2006
British Masters M45 marathon champion 2003.
Best M50 marathon in 2008.(2:43:40)
sub 2:47 in 5 different decades.
Coach/coached a number of athletes inc GB senior international & former world masters champion, currently coach around 20 athletes inc the British Masters 800m, 1500m and 5000m champion, a W55 marathon British record holder and an Auckland Marathon winner who won in 2:53 previous best 3:16.
Former Sub 3 hour pace for Runner's World