Alastair Simpson


About me:45 plodder from Swindon Getting bored of half marathons although Ill keep plugging away at them
I am a:
regular recreational runner
I have been running for:
5-10 years
I run this many times a week:
4-6 times
My weekly mileage is about:
31 - 50 miles
Running club / race organisation:
I am a member of a running club
I do these types of running:
road / pavement
trail / grass / woodland
My most important reason for running is:
to get/stay in shape
I am a:
I have been participating in triathlons for:
I train this much per week:
Triathlon club / event organisation:
My most important reason for doing triathlons is:
My favourite event is:
Marathon
My next favourite event is:
10K
My third favourite event is:
Trail races
I take part in events:
1-11 times a year
I also do these sports:
I spent this much on shoes in the last 12 months:
Over £200
I spent this much on apparel in the last 12 months:
£101 - £200
I spent about this much on my last pair of running shoes:
£80+
At the moment, I'm racing or training in shoes from these brands:
Asics
My running shoes fall into these categories:
Stability
Off-road
My running shoes fall into these categories:
Adidas
Asics
Helly Hansen
Nike
Ronhill
Salomon
Saucony
Adidas
High Five
Lucozade
I bought my last pair of running shoes at:
Mail Order
I bought my last item of running clothing at:
Race Exhibition
I buy products online or would consider doing so:
Yes
I used these products in the last 12 months:
Bottled water
Energy gels
Vitamin supplements
Energy bars
Sports drinks
Running watch
Speed and distance monitor
I read these magazines in the last 12 months:
Runner's World UK
Running Fitness
I have taken part in an event for charity in the last 12 months:
No
The amount I raised was:
I always raise money for the same charity:
No
Here's how I decide which charity to raise money for:
Personal experience
I chose not to raise money for charity in the last 12 months because:
Fundraising too much hassle