Justin Hindmarch

Profiles - Members

Over time, we’re going to introduce our members by way of a series of questions we’ve put to them; they’ve kindly agreed to let us publish their answers. On this occasion, it’s the turn of Justin Hindmarch

How long have you been a member:

5 years

Why did you start:

I was a member of Aycliffe Running Club (my hometown). I had known Paul Cook for a number of years and he told me the plans for the club so made the switch and have never looked back.

Favourite type of running (Road, XC, T&F, Fell etc):

Road, half marathons are my fave.

Best event you’ve taken part in (and why):

London Marathon despite the hot weather. Iconic with great support.

Event you’re looking forward to (and why):

Not got any booked in at the moment. Would love to do another iconic marathon after already doing London & Berlin.

What’s on your headphones while you train:

Some upbeat house music, only listen to music when on solo easy runs.

Favourite training session (and why):

Fartlek. Brutal, but works!

Do you take your trainers on holiday? If yes, where is the best place you’ve trained/ran?:

No. Too busy enjoying the local Cerveza!

Pre race food & drink of choice:

Porridge and water

Post race food & drink of choice:

McDonalds and beer

Favourite place to run:

Hamsterley Forest. 

Best Club related memory:

Breaking 1:30 at the Brass Monkey Half Marathon, and our many social events 😆🍷

If you could go for a long chatty run with anyone, who would it be and why:

Eliud Kipchoge. Greatest ever marathon runner. Broke 2hrs. Speaks for itself.

Describe our club in three words:

Up. The. Harriers!