This week we have an interview with Joe Haugh. Joe is relatively new to the club but has taken a very active role after just 18 months.  Playing a major role in this years 5 mile being the highlight.

When did you join Sportsworld?
18 months ago.

What is your favourite club session?
Fartlek ( minute on minute off)

What is your favorite race distance?
1/2 marathon and above.

What is your target for the next year?
none set yet..

What international events have you ran?
Berlin half marathon, Boston 100th Marathon 1996.

How/When did you start your adventure with running?
Got back in after injury to knee, have been doing years on and off.

Tell us about your PB’s / What is your biggest achievement?
Around 1.37 in Waterford, but looking to improve on that over the next six months.

How often do you run / What is your typical weekly mileage?
Depends, but roughly 20 miles at the moment.

What would you say is the best thing about being in a Running Club?
Running with others.

What made you join a Running Club?
Improve running technique..

What was your first day at the Club like?
Cant remember.

Why is running important to you?
One thing in my life that is important to me, but gives me balance.

Do you do any cross training / other sports on a regular basis?
Cycle on and off, looking to do gym work to improve strength.