Most recent new members
Claire Comber, 54, from Ashburton. Claire is sister of long serving Trotter Jimmy Donovan. Claire has been running on her own for about 15 years running around the lanes where she lives and has never before been a member of a club. Claire is hoping that training with Trotters will help her get better times for 10k and half marathon.
Alasdair James, 58, from Buckfastleigh. Alasdair started running on his own a couple of years ago. He was encoutaged by his workmates to do the Plymouth Halp marathon with them and it ened up with him being the only one to actually run it. Alasdair was last part of a running club around 40 years ago in Folkestone.
Dominic Styles, 39, from Totnes. Dominic joins us having done up to half marathon in a time of 2 hours 25 minutes and would like to improve to be able to achive a full marathon.
Simon Durant, 54, from Newton Abbot. Simon has been coming regularly to club nights and has been joining is with our Saturday morning runs. Impressively Simon has been running t club abd weekend runs and then back home afterwards. Not only adding to the miles but finishing with a stiff cimb home up Aller Park.
Alice Rook, 29, from North Bovey. Alice jumped in at the deep end running in the Haytor Heller just days before enrolling with the Trotters. Will be interesting to see how much she improves in next years event.
Phil Woodrow, 46, from Newton Abbot. Phil moved to the area a few years ago and has been enjoying his runs with Improvers and at weekends. He is an avid Norwich City supporter as well which is a big factor in his favour (with me anyway).
Adam Gilpin, 36, Tom Roberts 25, and Nikki Kennard, 50, all from Newton Abbot, joined n the same night recently, well in the case of Nikki it was a return to the fold after some time away
Jo Baird, 41, and Kat Ashburn-Scott, 42, both from Abbotskerswell have been regulars over recent weeks since joining
Jutka Molnar Sansum, 53, from Dartington brings an international flavour to the Trotters originating from Hungary. She has been a regular in the social runs and structured sessions.
Alan Kember, 61 from Shaldon has been impressing everyone with his speed since joining and certainly strengthens the older ranks. Has also won his first silverwafe at the recent Chudleigh road race
Tricia Smith, 26, from Torquay was introduce to Trotters by Steph Ross and has been enjoying her runs with us both on Mondays and Wednesdays.
Simon Sherlock, 37, from Ogwell. Simon has been running a regular basis since 2015. Over the past few years he has completed 5 marathons, The Ox, The DD, Manchester twice and Frankfurt. He is looking to get into some good form and improve on his current PBs: 5K 19:27,10K 41:49, Half Marathon 1:32:30 and Marathon 3:19:01
John Stephens, 35, from Ashburton and his partner Kate Gunning, 30. John has been running on and off for much of his life, although only in the past year has he started to take it fairly seriously - having a run quite a few half marathon's, 10k's, and my first marathon this year! Half marathon PB is 1:28:18, 10k PB is just over 40mins (currently working on trying to break this barrier!)
Kate is new to running and is looking forward to getting better with the help of all you fellow members. Have never joined a running club before, so are both looking forward to the experience!!
Caz Spinks, 30, from Newton Abbot. Caz started running last year and got quite into it while her other half was deployed for six months. Caz is looking for more motivation to get back on it more regularly. Caz only moved to the area very recently and is hoping to meet some new people along the way.