Yvonne Skelton

 

Yvonne Skelton

 
Tell us your name. Yvonne Skelton
How and when did you first start running? Friends encouraged me to start running in about 1982 but it was a natural progression for me from long-distance walking.
What brought you to Nidd Valley? The Friendly Running Club!
When did you join Nidd Valley? April 2018
What is your favourite running music? Genre or specific tracks? The Gap Band, The Stones, Rock Music.
What is your favourite food before and after running? Porridge for breakfast, banana and soya milk shake for after runs.
What is your best running tip that you would like to share with us? Don’t always run at the same speed in training, use intervals, tempo and easy running.
What is your proudest moment in your running career? My first race – I ran the Great North Run in 1:35.
What are your running goals? Not to lose too much speed as I get older.
What event are you training for at the moment? Northumberland Coastal Run – about 13 miles.