Member Profiles - Jez Hellewell
Name: Jez Hellewell
Club: Ilkley Harriers
Where are you from?: Burley-in-Wharfedale
Occupation: Sports Assistant at a college
How long have you been running?: 7 years
How long have you been fell running?: 7 years
Why fell running?: The isolation, the peace & quiet, views, clean air and the challenge!
Favourite Race(s) why?:
Greatest achievements (or disasters!): Coming 4th in the Wharfedale off road marathon and doing sub 4 hours in the 2011 3 peaks (3:59:23)!!
Do you follow a training programme?: No
What is your weekly mileage?: 30ish miles
Who is your sporting hero / villain!: Hero - Ian Holmes (still going strong in his mid 40's. Villain - Eric Cantona (Leeds to Man Utd!!)
Favourite food: Turkey mince chilli con carne and sweet potato
Favourite drink: Red Wine
Favourite shoes: Inov8 Roclite 312 (long), X-Talon 212 (shorter)
Favourite piece of running kit: Garmin 405 watch
Favourite music / band: Indie/Guitar music - Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Neil Young
Favourite movie / TV programme: Film - Stand by me, TV - Masterchef
Do you have any other hobbies?: Music, Red Wine
Give us an interesting fact / something we wouldn't know about you!: I can whistle twice at the same time
Complete the sentence: If I wasn't fell running I would be... ...thinking about my next fell run.
Complete the sentence: I have never... ...had to drop out of a race.....yet! (why did I put that?).
Anything else you want to add?: Keep up the good work BOFRA!