February's new members
Jon Lucas, 34, from Newton Abbot. Jon has been coming for a few weeks on a Monday and has taken the plunge joining online.
Andy Distin, 48, from Ashburton. Andy is a referee on the local football circuit and has also already done a Marathon in Edinburgh. Sure that Andy is looking to improve his times with us.
January's new members
Deb Hart, 57, from Newton Abbot. Deb has been running on and off for quite a few years and was with the Womens Network for a while. Quite a few colleagues are already Trotters and Deb felt it would be a great way to start running again. Deb's aim is to complete a Half Marathon before she reaches the age of 60 and is looking forward to doing some 10k races in the meantime.
Kay O'Flaherty, 49, from Paignton. Kay started running a year ago with a group where she worked and enjoyed the motivation of others. She has since done a couple of 10k events and would like to increase her distance. She has challenged herself to doing a Half Marathon in her 50th year.
Lucy Holmyard, 26, from Totnes. Lucy has done a few half marathons in the past and has been regularly running upto 6 miles. She joins us with a place in London 2017 so has a need to increase the mileage.
Rosey Oakes, 49, from Exeter. Rosey is Fiance of Steptoe Stu and been under pressure to join in for a while. Rosey has recently got a job at Hannahs at Seale hayne so is around more and to quote Rosey she "has basically run out of excuses". Rosey has run the Honiton Hippo and Taunton 10k with Stu a few years ago but has suffered a few injuries. She is looking to start in the beginners.
Michael Smerdon, 46, from Widecombe. Mike is a returning member having missed the renewal deadline in November.