My running inspiration

My running inspiration

My dad was not my original inspiration for running but during his recent illness I have heard so many stories of his running ability that I just wanted to share one particular photo with you - hopefully it will post ok as it is quite old. The older gentleman on the left is my grandfather - the man on the right is my dad. This was taken about a mile from where my granddad lived. Just to be clear - this is not a training run - this is actually a race, however the other competitors are so far behind him that you can't see them! My favourite photo!


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11 Replies

  • Awesome! What an inspiration (and how lovely to have your Grandad in the picture too)

  • Fabulous, to be treasured!

  • What a wonderful photo. So special.

  • Aw that's so lovely Marina and such a special keepsake .

    How's he doing ?

    Love to all of you xxx

  • Now that's a proper vest! What a great photo, thank you for sharing, to be treasured that's for sure. 🤗


  • What a wonderful photo, there no surprise that it's your favourite. He must have been a pretty amazing athlete in his day. You've got every right to be proud :)

  • What a great photograph mcgurranhouse. Even without a personal attachment it is so interesting, but with your father and grandfather, absolutely wonderful.

    Thanks for sharing it.

  • Amazing photo of your father and grandfather.

  • Lovely old pic! Just proves that running is in your blood :) ...xx

  • Seems to be. :)

  • Brilliant!

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