Bio – Simon Pickering

Joined Crook AC: January 2023

5k PB: 19.47

10k PB: 40.48

Favourite Discipline: Half marathon

What do you enjoy about Crook AC: the inclusivity

What’s your favourite Race?: Pier to Pier – awesome mix of terrains, inclines and amazing goody bag

Proudest moment as a Crook AC Member: quite a few, but stand out moments are going sub 20 for 5k at Silky then again shortly after at Quayside, and being part of the winning mixed relay team at NYMAC

How/why did you end up joining the club: I wanted to improve my running and I Had been convinced by a friend at parkrun that I was good enough to join a running club