Member Profiles - Sam (Watdog) Watson
Name: Sam Watson
Club: Wharfedale Harriers
Where are you from?: West Marton
How long have you been running?: 15 years
How long have you been fell running?: 15 years
Why fell running?: Scenery, the people and to prevent me from becoming obese!
Favourite Race(s) why?: Ben Nevis - awesome race, and excellent weekend!!! Coniston gullies - insane route! Borrowdale fell race - tough lakeland classic.
Greatest achievements (or disasters!): Achievement - Ben Nevis U23 champion 2007 and 2008, BOFRA U23 champion and managing to complete Wasdale horseshoe without running off a cliff!! Disaster - Mt Kinabalu, in Malaysia! don't ask!! :-(
Do you follow a training programme?: Yes
What is your weekly mileage?: 35 miles
Who is your sporting hero / villain!: Hero - Lance Armstrong, Lionel Messi and Tommy Sedgewick! (first time you'll have heard them 3 in the same sentence). Villain - Owen 'Judas' Coyle and anybody who is associated with that team that play in blue and white!!!
Favourite food: Cakes!!! mmmmmm :-)
Favourite drink: Any type of alcohol normally goes down quite well, and Frijj milkshakes
Favourite shoes: Walsh PB racers
Favourite piece of running kit: What?
Favourite music / band: Oasis, Pink Floyd, Mumford and Son, Ellie Goulding and JAMES BLUNT! (The man's a genius)
Favourite movie / TV programme: The Guardian, Saving Private Ryan, Top gear
Do you have any other hobbies?: Cycling and Football
Give us an interesting fact / something we wouldn't know about you!:
Complete the sentence: If I wasn't fell running I would be... ...cycling, playing/watching football, chilling and generally being lazy!!.
Complete the sentence: I have never... ...won the lottery.