Grit. Determination. Endurance. I possess none of these qualities.
2019 Lakeland Classics: tbc
2019 English Champs V50 – 71st.
May 2019 Old County Tops with Tim Culshaw 8h 52 mins
2018 Lakeland Classics: 34th of 57 runners
May 2018 Old County Tops with Jean Powell
2018 English Champs V45 – 67th
2017 English Champs V45 – 71st
11 Sept 2016 Lake District Mountain Trial. Dodded.
June 2016 Manchester & District Orienteering Club – Countryside Score Rowarth – Winner
2014 Sheldon Race – 15th / 102 Runners
2014 Calton Race – 16th/95 runners
2014 Ben Rinnes Five Tops. 21st / 81 Runners – (2nd English man)
2014 Wasdale. Dodded.
2014 Vegan Carneddau Half – AL Race – Winner
2014 Old County Tops – with Tim Culshaw – 37th / 77 Teams
2013 – New Chew Long Score 4 hours Orienteering – 3rd / 36 Runners
2013 Kinder Trial Orienteering – 26th / 124 Runners
Separately I have completed 26 road marathons.
Injuries I Have Enjoyed
September 2019 Pulled calf muscle
October 2016 Ankle tendonitis again – yes, that one, it’s back!
July 2016 Right buttock – sciatic nerve.
May 2016 Right ankle ligament.
Jan to Feb 2016 Psoas aggravation from swimming
2014 Acute chronic achilles insertional tendonitis, right foot. Courtesy of achieving 12 AL races over 4 months or from car crash. Injury took 14 months to heal….
June 2014 Near fatal car head on collision crash en route to Grindelford Fell race. Collision impact transmitted through right foot – hence…
April 2014 Torn right thigh muscle during Pendle English Champs race.
Jan 2014. Broken right arm. During Kinder Trial. Rescued by John Hewitt. Finished 37th out of 147 places
2013 Potato head syndrome. Anaphlyaxis – cause unknown, 1 in 2.5 million chance. One minute you are very beautiful. The next moment, this happens to you:
2006 Broken left shoulder. Falling out of the bath
2004 Collapsed, crushed meta-tarsal, right foot. Leisure run on Sandy Heys.
1995 Broken little finger. Football
1994 Four broken ribs. Football
1993 Broken left foot. Football
1992 Broken collar bone. 5 a side football – collided with my own teammate
1984 Broken nose. Punched by brother.
Most recent injuries have been attended to by Global Therapies Tim Budd / Lynne Taylor who are pretty good at fixing stuff. www.globaltherapies.com