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Ian Williams - Fetcheveryone

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Describe your ideal run, ride or swim.
My ideal swim would probably be somewhere warm, with crystal clear waters and where I wouldn't need to bother with a costume ;-)
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What's the biggest challenge that awaits you?
Keeping my fitness level the same (or improving it) as I gradually get older (I mean physically of course - in my mind I'm still nowhere near middle-age)
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What's your favourite thing about Fetcheveryone?
The ability to easily keep track of my training, mileage, WAVA etc.
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How do you pick yourself up when you need to?
Usually I go for a run!
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What’s the best bit of advice that you would give to new runners, bikers and swimmers?
Take it slowly and gradually build up your stamina
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About Me

(29th Aug 2017) Now 'officially' old (since Apr 2017) but retired from full-time work in Apr 2015 - that should have made fitting in the running easier but it doesn't seem to have worked out like that! Started running again in 2007 after a 35 year layoff. Have had various injuries over the last 10 years - had been okay for a while but sprained my left ankle at the end of March. Had a walking holiday in July and after a few treadmill runs, finally ventured back outside earlier this month. I usually manage to bounce back from injury each time but it definitely gets harder each time! Have never tried a marathon - not sure if I ever will. Done several half-marathons but always seem to get cramp problems - hence my trepidation at attempting 26 miles! I'll never be the quickest but hopefully won't ever be the last. Regardless, will keep plodding on until I can't manage to any more.

Current Status

(1st Dec 2018) - 'Officially' old these days (since Apr 2017) but retired from full-time work in Apr 2015. It certainly makes fitting in the running easier. Had an enforced break from training earlier this year but back into a regular 2/3 runs a

Planned Races

20 Jan 19 Linda Franks 5

2018 Targets

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