I am a: regular recreational runner I have been running for: Over 10 years I run this many times a week: 4-6 times My weekly mileage is about: 21-30 I do these types of running: road / pavement, trail / grass / woodland My most important reason for running is: to feel better about myself
My three favourite events are: Favourite: Trail races Next Favourite: 5 Mile Third favourite: Cross-country I take part in events: 1-11 times a year I also do these sports: Gym (classes), Gym (weight training), Road cycling, Swimming, Walking (hill walking)
More about me
My running has been off and on over the last few years, but after several attempts I have finally gotten a place in London marathon. Hoping to break 5.00 and raise some money for Macmillan, who are a charity very close to my heart.
Fingers crossed that with the marathon training I can also get back to about 50 minutes for 10k, and 2 hours for a half - I have some annoying PBs, like 50.17 for 10k - the 50 minute barrier needs to be broken! But the marathon training now takes priority.
Until recently I worked for Sweatshop - an expensive place for me to work, given my tendency to accumulate running shoes...! Have just started working in the industry again, part-time, for the Jog Shop in Brighton.
UPDATE Goodness this profile is old. 5 hours broken for marathon at the second (completed)/third (started) attempt. 50 min 10k not broken - a goal for 2013, to be pursued after getting the sub 2 hour half and sub 25 min 5k. I no longer work for the Jog Shop but Sam (the owner) is a great guy and a real runner's runner (or a jogger's runner, whatever the difference is to the more pernickety) so I still pop in there from time to time (have been known to finish a run or two there!)