Emily Carrick

Nickname: Yet to be established (and willingly accepted)
Workplace: Wherever my kids are
PB’s: Cracking 20 minutes for my 5km, More PB’s to come..I’m just getting warmed up
Best running experience: The 5M’s Relay, hard but what a great day with some great people
Worst Running experience: Anything in humid windy conditions
Racing Shoes: Whatever is comfy
Years Running: 1 (and whatever I did in Primary School)
Why Do You Run?: I’m an endorphin junkie and I love to challenge myself
Favourite Training Session: Any of the Miler sessions where I don’t have to think and I can just run
Hobbies: Baking, beekeeping and running
Most Important Thing To Me: Health, family and love
Biggest Dislike: When my brain says yes and my body says no
Favourite Movie: ‘Amelie’ or ‘The Hundred Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared
Favourite Music
: So many bands to love…Faithless, Queen, Bo Kaspers Orkester, Midnight Oil, …
Favourite Food: Kardemummabullar (Swedish cardamon buns)
Favourite Drink: Coffee
Favourite Event: Tour de France (to watch), parkrun (to participate)
Dream Occupation: Always under review and analysis. Something challenging and rewarding somewhere outdoors
Most admired athlete: Turia Pitt
Little known fact about me: I was once told I would end up in a wheelchair after having a botched knee surgery.  Like a red rag to a bull.
Life Highlight: Living in Sweden, my wedding day, having three kids, and daily random unexpected moments of ecstasy
Life low-point: Too tough to type
Three things you want to do before you die: see more of the world, watch my kids find their happy place in the world, grow old by Nathan’s (husband) side with my body and mind intact
Favourite quote: ‘It’s better to die on your feet than live on your knees’ (Midnight Oil)