1.      How long have you been an Athenry AC member?  This is my second year.

2.      Briefly, what started you running? Increased interest in fitness.

3.      What shoes do you train/race in?  Mostly asics and nike.

4.      What piece of running gear/apparel is your most prized possession?  It has to be my watch and heart rate monitor.

5.      What is your favourite event/race of the year?  Kinvara half marathon.

6.      What event/race that you haven’t done would you most like to compete in?  I would like to do Berlin marathon.

7.      What performance/race do you take most pride in? Any race that I run nice and comfortably.

8.      Is there any performance/race that you would rather forget?  No , but I have suffered severe calf cramping  in some of my marathons which has impaired my performance.

9.      Where is your favourite place to train?  I like to train in different places especially by the sea. Preferably with a bit of Sun thrown in.

10.  What type of training is your “favourite”? (Speed,Tempo,Short,Long Run,Slow????)  I like a mixture throughout the week but long and slow can be more enjoyable on a nice day .

11.  Do you prefer solo or group training? I suppose solo , it's easier to slot it in.

12.  What’s the funniest/strangest thing you’ve seen or heard on a run?  I haven't seen anything recently.

13.  If you were to give 1 piece of advice to a newcomer to running what would it be? Relax and enjoy .

14.  What injury has caused you the most problems since you started running? It has to be my calf cramps.

15.  Do you cross train? If yes what type?  Yes, I do walking,  hill walking, spinning, body combat, body pump, body balance, bikram yoga, cycling and gym work.

16.  What is your most embarrassing running related incident?  I don't recall any unless someone else can.

17.  Which club member would you most like to beat in a sprint to the line?  I'll say Patrick Forde.

18.  Do you have a favourite current or past athlete that inspires you? I have to say Pauline Curly is inspirational.

19.  Which PB would you most like to break this year? My 8k.

20.  Can you share the following PBs with us?.......

5km                       : 20:14

10km                     : 42:19

10 mile                  : 69:10

Half Marathon        : 1:33:34

Full Marathon         : 3:21