I have seen this post on a couple of other blogs, namely Fit for a Year and Gareth Davies PT, the questions originally started on another mother runner blog. I figured I might as well add my responses to the questions.
How long have I been running?
It all started with garethdaviespt.com and another guy, Simon, doing a Duathalon and then deciding that they wanted to do the Grim Original and asking if I wanted to join in, this was about September 2010.
What is my most memorable run?
Surprisingly it isn’t the North Downs Way 50, it isn’t even a race. The most memorable run I have done was a training run, the first time I every hit the Marathon Distance. This run was a milestone that cemented my path to the Ultra, and gave me the belief that I could achieve it with training and willpower.
Three words that describe my running.
A title of a book that should be read by all wannabe Ultrarunners “Relentless Forward Progress”
What running shoes do I use?
Several different ones, I own New Balance Minimus MT10 and MT00 as well as New Balance MT110, I am looking to get some MT1010 in the near future as well as some Minimus Road.
Do I have any quirky habits while running?
My left foot tends to stick out when I run, I sometimes look like a paddle boat going along.
When do I run, morning, midday or evening?
Mornings, although I am having to rethink my training plan with the daily commute on the bike.
Does the weather stop me running?
Sometimes, I really dislike running in the rain. I will do it, but some days I will have a bonus rest day!
Have I ever had a running injury?
I had an IT Band injury for a while, switched to barefoot shoes and this improved and eventually resolved itself. Currently dealing with intermittent forefoot pain on the left, but again treatment does seem to be working (RICE)
I felt most like a badass runner when……
Finish line at the North Downs Way 50
My next race is….