About Beeston Runner

Male runner currently living in Beeston, Nottingham, UK

Born in 1975, so as of writing I’m 44 but you can work it out as I’ll probably not update this page much 🙂

Ran my first Half Marathon (Nottingham Robin Hood Half) in 2010 for Bowel Cancer UK in memory of my Dad. Didn’t go too well. Did my second one (Leicester Half) 4 weeks later which went better.

Decided against running and spent the next 7 years riding bikes. Mainly doing Audaxes (couple of Super Randoneurs (SR), Radonneur Round the Year (RRTY) and Audax Altitude Awards (AAA) medals achieved, plus a London-Edinburgh-London), plus some longer off road rides.

In 2017 I got disillusioned with riding so much and started doing some running to mix up the cycling. 2018 saw a lot more running, and 2019 saw pretty much no cycling so I reclassed myself as a runner

Mainly interested in longer runs and being out in nature. So happiest with moorlands and mud. Also tend to run better when it’s cooler, bring on the light drizzle!

PBs

  • 5k – Beeston ParkRun – 19:20 – 18/05/2019
  • 10k -Sinfin 10k – 39:06 – 12/05/2019
  • Half Marathon – Retford Half – 1:28:30 – 10/03/2019

Clubs I belong to

  • Beeston AC
  • Vegan Runners
  • Fell Runners Association
Beeston Runner in action at the long eaton XC race 2019