Spartan in the spotlight

Meet Davie Stafford


Welcome to the next in our series of Spartans in The Spotlight, ¬†a fascinating insight into the lifes of our fantastic runners. ¬†This month we feature Davie Stafford who has been with FVS since 2010 and doing extremely well with the club, ¬†with many Personal Bests and a first marathon in 2012. ¬† ¬†So what can we tell you about Davie…..


Occupation: Self Employed/Window Cleaner


Family: wife Hailey, Daughter Isla-May


When did you join FVS ?  2010


Why did you join the FVS ?  Because i felt i needed i new fitness challenge, FVS was local & recommended through a friend.


As a running club,  what does FVS mean to you and provide you with ?  Provides a very good training programme. I like to be committed something and achieving my goals.


Whats been your racing highlight to date,¬† since joining the Spartans and why.¬†Running my first marathon in MK 2012 and i’m happy¬†I have¬†achieved a PB in every race (so far!)


Which race has been the best you have taken part in and why ? St Neots half marathon, as it was a lovely course & enjoyed running it.


What is your favourite running distance(s) ? 10miles/half marathons


What are your running goals for the future,¬† either short term,¬† medium or long term goals.¬†My main goal is to get into the london marathon (fouth time lucky this year, i hope). Sub 1hr 30 half marathon. Continue to achieve my pb’s in every race i enter.


What other Sports and hobbies do you have in your spare time ? none


Whats the most interesting fact about you,  that your friends at the running club would not be aware of ?
I was a qualified chef before i owned my own window cleaning company


Thanks Davie,  so clearly you are loving your racing and setting some great Personal Bests along the way.  Congratulations on your first Marathon in 2012.  Good luck with your targets in 2013.


Next up in the spotlight Series,  I will be catching up with the FVS Most Improved female and Most Improved Male Рso stay tuned to this channel !!!!
Andy Jay.

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