STEVE GODDARD - PROFILE

Joined Royton Road Runners in April 2018.

THE SPORTSMAN...
History: Started running with HM Forces in 1977.
Proudest achievement: 1999 London Marathon (3:43).
Ambition: To run sub 45 min 10K/sub 1hr 45 min half marathon. 
Current training: Run 50-60 km per week.

AWAY FROM RUNNING...
Born in Chorley, brought/dragged up in Flixton, South Manchester.
Joined Army in August 1977, served for 22 years, various countries & conflicts. Left in 1999.
Health & Safety advisor/consultant, worked abroad 2014-17 in Finland & Sweden.
Became disillusioned with career, joined Tesco's part time in March 2018, loving it.

MY FAVOURITE THINGS...
Training route: flattest
Race/event: don't know yet
Running shoe: Brooks
Sportsman/woman: Steve Coppell
Film: Paint Your Wagon
TV: Peaky Blinders, Miami Vice       
Music: ELO, Queen, Supertramp, Coldplay
Food: seafood