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Member Profiles - Paul M Crabtree

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Name: Paul M Crabtree

Club: Wharfedale Harriers

Where are you from?: Oxenhope

Age: 43

Occupation: Electrician (Self-Employed)

How long have you been running?: 26 years on and off

How long have you been fell running?: 26 years

Why fell running?: It's much more enjoyable than road running and good social life

Favourite Race(s) why?: Ben Nevis - Don't know why because I'm not good on rocks

Greatest achievements (or disasters!): Achievement - Ben Nevis in 1:52:00 Disaster - Still not being able to remember finishing the 3 peaks because I was in too bad a state

Do you follow a training programme?: Not really

What is your weekly mileage?: 30ish

Who is your sporting hero / villain!: Hero - Ian Holmes

Favourite food: Roast chicken Sunday dinner made by my wife Caren

Favourite drink: Golden Pippin

Favourite shoes: Inov8 X-Talon

Favourite piece of running kit: Inov8 X-Talon

Favourite music / band: Paul Weller / The Jam

Favourite movie / TV programme: The good, the bad and the ugly

Do you have any other hobbies?: Mountain biking

Give us an interesting fact / something we wouldn't know about you!: I am scared of heights!

Complete the sentence: If I wasn't fell running I would be... ...mountain biking or watching Leeds United.

Paul Crabtree

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