Natasha Kennedy

Name: Natasha Kennedy Age or Running Category: 33 How long have you been running? On and off for about 10 years – mostly off! I hated running when I was younger and I used to skive cross country runs or track sessions at school. Why do you run? I love the outdoors and running is…

Suzanne Davis - Thorpe Park 2017

Suzanne Davis

  Name: Suzanne Davis Age or Running Category: 39 How long have you been running? Since 2006…… Why do you run? Initially when I started running it was to get some headspace away from two very small nippers who were only 14.5months apart! Eventually a friend joined me – we started literally by going around…

Sarah having too much fun at parkrun

Sarah Landen – PR & Race Series

Name: Sarah Landen Age or Running Category: 31 How long have you been running? On and off for about ten years. Why do you run? Initially it was so I could do triathlon (I’m yet to do one ten years later). Then it became about weight management, then it became a little race-focussed and now…

Jim Thompson

Name: Jim Thompson Age or Running Category: 54 How long have you been running? As a small child my mother would run after me to try to catch me as I was usually naughty, so from about the age of 2!! Why do you run? To get fresh air and keep fit Describe your favourite…

Jeremy Newsome

Name: Jez Newsome Age or Running Category: V45-49 How long have you been running? Since 2014 Why do you run? Originally ran for weight loss now for weight management to counteract all the curry and beer. Getting out in the beautiful Somerset countryside especially in the sun makes me feel great even when I am…

Sarah Neild

Name: Sarah Neild Age or Running Category: 54 How long have you been running? In school and beyond Why do you run? Because I can and I was good at it when I was at school and that has stayed with me. I also like the buzz and sense of achievement I get from having…

Andy Gillett

Name: Andy GILLETT Age or Running Category: 52 How long have you been running? About 18 months Why do you run? I need a degree of fitness for work! Plus running equals calories burnt equals eat what I like?! Describe your favourite run:  Open roads and warm sun so it’s relaxing. Being able to admire…

Maxine Bateman

  Name: Maxine Bateman Age or Running Category: 28 How long have you been running? About 5 years Why do you run? I like the social aspect, the challenging myself part and also I can’t sit still so running is a good way to use my excess energy! Plus I feel I can eat more…

Andy Humphries- Treasurer

Name: Andy Humphries Age or Running Category: 51 How long have you been running? 25 years Why do you run? I was a fatty when I grew up and although I love beer and all manner of food, I don’t want to get that way again. I still get a huge amount of satisfaction out of…

Andy Wicks

  Name: Andy Wicks Age or Running Category: 31 How long have you been running? On and off for 8 years Why do you run? I’ve always been very active and am actually qualified as a Personal Trainer so exercise has always been a part of my life. I used to play rugby but shoulder…