Member Profiles - Tom Sessford
Name: Tom Sessford
Club: Keighley & Craven AC
Where are you from?: Cobbydale (Silsden), West Yorkshire
Occupation: Student - Bradford Uni doing Civil and Structural engineering. Designing buildings for those that ask.
How long have you been running?: Since I was about 8-9
How long have you been fell running?: Same as above
Why fell running?: Every race is different. You get to go to all ends of the country, mostly the lakes. There's a more relaxed social atmosphere with fell running, not as serious as other disciplines.
Favourite Race(s) why?: Wasdale - Just for how steep it is! New Dungeon Gyhll - Awesome race in Langdale. Grasmere - Classic race. Alva - some of my best wins.
Greatest achievements (or disasters!): Winning the British & Irish championship. Winning BOFRA titles. Disaster - 3 peaks!
Do you follow a training programme?: No, just go on a run when I can be bothered.
What is your weekly mileage?: Can vary from 15-40
Who is your sporting hero / villain!: Not really got one.
Favourite food: Pizza, burgers, curry, pretty much anything on a takeaway menu.
Favourite drink: Fosters - Good call
Favourite shoes: Puma Trailfox III
Favourite piece of running kit: Inov 8 Baregrip, the grip is second to none.
Favourite music / band: Anything Dance music.
Favourite movie / TV programme: Die Hard, Bourne films, 24, action programmes.
Do you have any other hobbies?: Road Biking, Snooker. Poker.
Give us an interesting fact / something we wouldn't know about you!: I can down a pint in under 3 seconds.
Complete the sentence: If I wasn't fell running I would be... ...fat!!
Complete the sentence: I have never... ...tried smoking.
Anything else you want to add?: xxxxx