JOHN SWEENEY - PROFILE

Joined Royton Road Runners in 2009.

THE SPORTSMAN...
History: Started running as a main sport around 2009. Was a rubbish footballer before then.
Proudest achievement: Not really my own achievement...ventured into the world of coaching in 2013 & seen great success helping other people get into running & achieve their personal goals.
Ambition: To complete an Ironman. 
Current training: 3-5 times a week, 15-30 miles.

AWAY FROM RUNNING...
Design engineer for a toolmakers.
Bit of a petrol-head, I enjoy track days, classic & Jap car shows.
Also just got into triathlons, completed my first in 2014.

MY FAVOURITE THINGS...
Training route: Royton Trail or the newly-discovered Wyre Trail walk
Race/event: Royton Trail, Derwentwater 10, Fleetwood 10K
Running shoe: Nike Pegasus, Inov8 Talons
Sportsman/woman: Paul Scholes & Paula Radcliffe
Film: loads - sci-fi, old war films, zombies & vampires; don't like ghost films, far too scary!
TV: Top Gear, Game of Thrones, Question Time      
Music: Stone Roses
Food: Chocolate Hob Nobs; love fish (I almost live off it)
Drink: cider, JD & coke; active member of CAMRA
Holiday destination: too many to mention, too many still to visit