Name: Jonathan Fox
Where were you born: Chelmsford, Essex
Children: Daniel aged 14 and Bethany aged 11
How long have you been a member of the club? I joined the club in March 2012
Why do you enjoy running? It keeps me fit and it’s a good social activity.
Piece of running kit you can’t live without? Always like to wear my purple club shirt for parkruns and races.
Biggest running achievement? My Marathon in under 4 hours last year
What do you hope to achieve this year? PB’s in every distance, from 1mile to marathon and gold standard.
Do you listen to music whilst running? No I prefer to listen to the sound of nature.
What is your post run treat? Yorkie bar and a bowl of peanuts.
Any other hobbies or interests? Lifelong fan of Watford FC. Love a good political argument/discussion, spending time with my family.
Interesting fact about yourself? I used to be a child model for Woolworth’s!!
Name: Emma Swannell
Where you were born? Milton Keynes
Do you have any children? 2 girls
How long have you been a member of the club? 6 months
Why do you enjoy running? It gives me time to relax and gives me a break a from being a mum or teacher. I like feeling like I have achieved something and I’m constantly setting myself bigger goals. I enjoy the challenge of distances rather than speed.
What have been your running highs and lows?
Name a piece of running kit you can’t live without? My phone.
What is your biggest running achievement? Running 11 miles.
What do you hope to achieve this year? My first half marathon on 13th December.
Do you listen to music when you run, if so what do you like? Anything and everything. Arctic Monkeys, Aerosmith, James Bay, Kings of Leon, Eric Clapton, Rudimental, Ellie Golding, The Rolling Stones…
What is your post run treat? Ferrero Roche
Any other hobbies or interests? I love to read, watch films, shop, eat out…the norm.
Do you have an interesting fact about yourself? When I eat too much I can’t stop sneezing. Ha!