Q: What specifically do you like about running?
A: There are many reasons I like to run, but primarily because it makes me feel good.
Q: What benefits do you get from running?
A: It keeps me fit & healthy. I get a lot of enjoyment out of running.
Q: Would you recommend running and why?
A: Running gets you up off the couch -it’s so healthy for your mind and body.
Q: What distance are you doing in the BMA Mackay Marina Run?
A: I’ll be doing the 5 km run this year.
Q: Have you ever hit a PB at the MMR?
A: Yes, my personal best is 20mins.
Q: What would you say to someone who is thinking of entering this event to get a PB?
A: Have fun, and do your best. The atmosphere and the crowd on the day is awesome.
Q: Do you usually train solo or as part of a group?
A: I do both. There are times when I train on my own and have also trained as part of a group.
Q: Tell us about your running goals post Mackay Marina Run?
A: I’m 65 so I want to inspire young and old to run. I’ve won the 5km for my age category in the BMA Mackay Marina Run for the last 8 yrs, and I’m hoping to reach 10 yrs in a row in my age group. My goals also include having fun in runs like the Bridge to Brisbane (last year ran in The Flash costume) while running in competitive times.