Member Profiles - Richard Handford
Name: Richard Handford
Club: Settle Harriers
Where are you from?: Long Preston
Occupation: IT Consultant
How long have you been running?: Years and Years and Years around 20
How long have you been fell running?: Years and Years and Years around 18
Why fell running?: My knees don't like the road.
Favourite Race(s) why?: PPP - Best race in the country
Greatest achievements (or disasters!): Achievement: 1st Myrtle Meander but it not really a race(LDWA event). Disaster: Losing the tarn at the bottom of Dalehead in the Anniversary Waltz.
Do you follow a training programme?: No
What is your weekly mileage?: Between 0 and 30 depending on what the rest of the family are doing
Who is your sporting hero / villain!: No idea
Favourite food: Chips
Favourite drink: Beer
Favourite shoes: Mudclaws
Favourite piece of running kit: Garmin 305
Favourite music / band: Queen (age showing now)
Favourite movie / TV programme: Morecambe and Wise
Do you have any other hobbies?: Electronics
Give us an interesting fact / something we wouldn't know about you!: I chopped off my little finger the day before my eighteenth birthday, (bet you wish you hadn't asked)
Complete the sentence: If I wasn't fell running I would be... ...having to find something else to keep my girlies occupied.
Complete the sentence: I have never... ...a road marathon.
Anything else you want to add?: No