British Open Fell Runners Association

Member Profiles - Lynda Hargreaves

Name: Lynda Hargreaves

Club: Wharfedale Harriers

Where are you from?: Ilkley

Age: 47

Occupation: Mum

How long have you been running?: Ran cross country when I was at school. Started running again 3 years ago.

How long have you been fell running?: 2 years

Why fell running?: We would travel for a couple of hours in the car to watch Logan run for 2 minutes and thought we would give it a go. Now I think if I can walk the distance of a race, I can run and walk it.

Favourite Race(s) why?: Austwick - Kendal Winter League.

Greatest achievements (or disasters!): The first time I wasn't last in a race - Hawkswick Dash 2009.

Do you follow a training programme?: Just try to do something every day even if it is only a walk.

What is your weekly mileage?:

Who is your sporting hero / villain!: Logan is my hero and my inspiration. He always tries his hardest in training and in races.

Favourite food: Unfortunately it is cream scones.

Favourite drink: Pomegranate juice.

Favourite shoes: If I could run in my sandals I would, but as I can't it will have to be my inov-8 boots.

Favourite piece of running kit: Running bra - how would I live without it!!

Favourite music / band: Robbie Williams.

Favourite movie / TV programme: Star Wars.

Do you have any other hobbies?:

Give us an interesting fact / something we wouldn't know about you!: I don't clean toilets!! .

Complete the sentence: If I wasn't fell running I would be...: ...Be watching.

Complete the sentence: I have never...: ...Been Married.

Anything else you want to add?: Still can't believe that I am not always last.

Lynda Hargreaves

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