Member Profiles - Denis Wood
Name: Denis Wood
Where are you from?: A small planet in a far-away galaxy called STAFFORD
Occupation: Having a good time - What else?
How long have you been running?: Too long!
How long have you been fell running?: Too long, too!
Why fell running?: One has to do something and anyway, one meets a better class of lunatic, doesn't one.
Favourite Race(s) why?: Coniston Gullies it's very short and very silly
The Lake District mountain trail.
Greatest achievements (or disasters!): Runners-up medal, English championships V40 Team. Borrowdale 2010
Do you follow a training programme?: A what?
What is your weekly mileage?: No idea, I tend to go out for time.
Who is your sporting hero / villain!: Hero: Bobby Moore for grace under pressure
Villain: Imran Khan for cheating.
Favourite food: Italian
Favourite drink: Don't be silly!
Favourite shoes: Jimmy Choo / Gucci / Walsh.
Favourite piece of running kit: the dry clothing in the car!
Favourite music / band: italian opera - Berlin Philharmonic.
Favourite movie / TV programme: TV, don't watch enough. Movie: Zulu; with a good sound system.
Do you have any other hobbies?: Having a good time.
Give us an interesting fact / something we wouldn't know about you!: 3 months in HMP Stafford 1966. Working (honest)
Complete the sentence: If I wasn't fell running I would be...: ...pain free and rich.
Complete the sentence: I have never...: ...filled in one of these surveys before.
Anything else you want to add?: The day I stop having a good time is the day I'll go to Switzerland!!