Prestatyn Running Club
NAME : Gordon Jones
PLACE OF BIRTH : Liverpool
YEAR STARTED RUNNING: First race – Gwent League cross country in Nov 1982
HOW LONG BEEN A P.R.C MEMBER Two stints, first was 1984-86 and back again in 1992
FORMER CLUBS : Cardiff AC; Bridgend AC
RACE HISTORY: P.B's, YEAR and EVENT ACHIEVED
SPORTING HERO/HEROINE : I admire Paula Ratcliffe very much – such a gutsy performer
WHAT I WOULD WISH FOR THE CLUB : That it grows, but the friendly ‘small club’ atmosphere remains.
FAVOURITE RACE: Castles Relays
HARDEST RACE: Not my Reading PB but a Dinas Bran race in 1993. Finished 8 th but found it ever so hard and decided there and then that I didn’t want to race for a while – it ended up being nearly 5 years! FAVOURITE RACE DISTANCE : Was ‘longer the better’; now ‘shorter the better’!FAVOURITE SPORTING MOMENTS: Liverpool FC winning anything; seeing Seb Coe, Ovett etc. in full flow
FAVOURITE FILM: Casablanca
FAVOURITE SINGER/GROUP: I’ll have to go high brow here – Rosalind Plowright (opera singer)
CRAZY MOMENTS : I said none – my wife says I have them every day because I’ve never grown up!
WORST SCHOOL SUBJECT : History – judging by my A-level result! Otherwise any of the sciences.
across the country and raises £350 each year for a good cause. Reading – lots of.
solitude” (a bit morbid as it is about approaching death but lovely excerpt from the Four Last Songs - Richard
MOST VISITED WEBSITE: Athleticsdata now Power 10
RINGTONE ON MY MOBILE PHONE: Carmen for my own phone; no idea for my work phone.