Gary Jenkins

Member of Essington Harriers since 2001

What has been your favourite race or racing memory so far?

Getting back on the start line for the London Marathon after 17 years.

What are your pre-race rituals?

I tend to get there very early

What are you pre & post race snacks?

Weetabix and a banana

What advice would you give a new runner?

Don’t look at the watch, just enjoy it

What’s your proudest running achievement?

Completed 4 London and 2 New York marathons

What future race ambitions do you have?

Due to do Manchester Marathon April 2022 and would like to do Loch Ness marathon at some stage

What are your favourite running shoes?

Hoka Gaviota

What running kit do you use?

Long short. Fat thighs!!

What one thing should people know about you?

One of the RD’s at Chasewater parkrun. Previously did the same at Walsall Arbo.

Any other information you want to share?

I have managed to get away with blowing my nose on Dave Poynton’s Wolves shirt without him knowing!