Alex Charlton - Most Improved Female 2018
I’m so Proud to wear a club vest right here in my hometown. To be a member of such a welcoming club is a privilege. The run leaders have a wealth of experience in running, knowledge of the area and above all they are great people.
After the birth of my 3rd baby I couldn’t have progressed the way I have if it wasn’t for each and every member that’s helped me along the journey. I’ve met some new friends for life and been reunited with old friends! I’ve travelled to new and exciting places to run and pushed myself further than ever! I’m excited for another year of running as a member of the club and can’t thank you all enough
It all started with my dad falling ill to cancer, after I dropped the kids off at school I would run back to him. I would run everywhere, it was my release until I found Washington Running Club, where I became part of a family that loved running. With the help of the leaders and runners I've found my passion in life and grew in every way to become the runner I can be. Stronger, fitter, healthier and faster. What can I say? That's what the club has done for me .
I am proud to be a part of this great club.
Katherine Conway - Run Leader
I joined Washington Running Club in early 2015 after a friend recommended the sessions to me. I hadn’t long been running but always enjoyed going to the gym and keeping fit.
With the dark nights it was a great way to train safely in a group and the structured sessions really boosted my performance.
Since joining the club I have taken part in so many races and events that I would never have joined on my own, including cross country and my first trail marathon.
The experience I have gained along the way has allowed me to help other people
and I completed the “Leader in Running Fitness” course in 2017. I have loved being part of the Couch to 5k programme we have ran and seeing the progress of the participants is amazing.
I’ve made great friendships and realised that’s there’s some beautiful places to run in our region. I’m really proud to be part of Washington Running Club.