I'm retired and had never run until 6 years ago when I was persuaded to run the Manchester 10k to help a mental health charity I was involved in. I found it hard on my own so went to Heaton park run and I was hooked! I met a fellow run leader there who told me that Run Together could help me and they did! I'm not speedy, in fact you'll always find me at the back, slow and steady that's me. I'm also involved with Prestwich Plodders and have been a run leader for just over a year. Running is a big part of my life now....proof that you're never too old to start!
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