Meredith Floate  

May 072013
 

Name:  Meredith Floate

Born:  In the 1970’s

Date Joined IAC: 2009

Personal Bests:

5K  28:46  Valentines Park 26/09/2010

5 Miles  45:00  Valentines Park  10/04/2011

10k         58:33  Hastingwood  03/04/2011

Notable Performances:  Southern Cross Country Championships 58:29 Jan 2011,
Brooks Serpentine Last Friday 5K 32:23 March 2013

Representative Honours:  None but I’m still trying.

Most Satisfying Performances:  Wix 5 47:27 Oct 2010 felt like I won the
Olympics/nearly won a prize!

My Biggest Disappointment:  Not completing a 5 mile race at Rafael Park in
Havering but I wasn’t prepared.

My Most Embarassing Moment:  Anytime I’m sick at the finish line, it’s not a
pretty sight…

Typical Weeks Training: A circuit training session, a Warrior track Session,
an Ilford Harriers road session, and maybe a cross country forrest session
(stop laughing, club membership secretary, I know where you live!!!)

Favourite Sessions:  Any session which includes Pam Jones and/or Robin Davis

Who is your Greatest Rival : The person directly in front of me in any race

How would you improve the sport of Athletics:  More free events with top
Athletes and activities to encourage people to get involved.

What car do you Drive:  Its Blue but I ride shotgun

Favourite Athlete or Sportsperson: Ronnie O’Sullivan and Dominic Denucci
(both Italian)

What other sports do you follow: Snooker, Football, Baseball, NHL, Figure
Skating and Gymnastics

Best Country Visited: Italy

Favourite Food and Drink: Baked Ziti, Cheese Chips and Vanilla ice cream
float with A&W cream soda

Favourite TV Shows:  Game Shows and anything with David Tennant

Last Film Seen: Terminator 2 on Blu Ray

Last Book Read: “To Reach The Clouds” by Philippe Petit

Favourite Singer/Band:  The Beatles, Duran Duran, Genesis, Talking Heads,
Blondie, and The Police.

Last Album Brought:  I collect Vinyl so I just got the 7″ Spainish  issued copy of
“Ebony and Ivory”

Last Concert Attended: Duran Duran at Hyde Park last summer

Do you have any Pets: Tropical fish, and they are eating me out of house and home but
I love ’em

With you going on first leg, who else would be in your dream 4 x 400m team:
Mo Farrah, The Late Flo Jo, and Frank Lampard. I think we would all, in
theory, get along well.

 


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