On the Spot – Annette Lee

When did running begin for you? Apart from a brief stint of sprinting at school, I didn’t ‘take up’ running until I’d bought my first flat when I was 21. Living alone miles away from civilisation and friends brought some challenges in terms of keeping myself occupied. So, I signed up for the Great South […]

On the Spot – Holly Yorston

When did running begin for you? I started running last February (2018) whilst in New Zealand on my sabbatical, purely because I couldn’t keep up a gym routine whilst travelling. I didn’t run at school (in fact I actively avoided it) and when I went on to study dance, it was discouraged for fear of […]

On the Spot – Gary Lee

When did running begin for you? I used to be a good sprinter at school and almost joined a running club but that soon ended with various distractions after leaving. I got back into running when I met Annette about 13 years ago. She was a runner long before me and one day I watched […]

On The Spot – Rachel Greener

When did running begin for you? In 1984 a friend from work suggested doing a half marathon through the Army land in Aldershot, I ran at School, but hadn’t since, I thought I was going to have a heart attack, but got hooked after I recovered and never looked back. Why do you run? I love […]

On the Spot – Amy Waring

When did running begin for you? In 2011, I took part in the annual Cambridge Science Park charity fun run. It wasn’t my idea and I wasn’t thrilled about it. It was a relay race with each member of the team running the 1.1 mile loop around the Science Park. Despite my reservations and total […]

Jesper takes on the Mondúver Ultra

Many thanks to Jesper Lidstrom for this write-up! – On the 27th of October 2018 I took part in the Mondúver Ultra race in Xeresa, in the Valencia region of Spain. I was in pursuit of some additional UTMB points before the end of the year and this fitted the bill perfectly (The ultra gives […]

On The Spot – Dan Burton

When did running begin for you? I have my brother to blame for this. He forced me to go running with him once after sixth-form and I’ve not stopped since. Why do you run? Escapism – it’s a great way to unwind. Plus, if I run, I can eat what I like! What race or […]