Friday, November 16, 2012

Sharon Gaytor speaks at the Reading Room

Pickering Running Club hosted a talk by world record holding athlete, Sharon Gaytor, in the Reading Room on Friday 16th November 2012.

Sharon Gayter from Guisborough, is one of the world’s top ultra distance runners. On 15th September 2006, Sharon’s long standing dream to break the Guinness World Record by running from Land’s End to John O’Groats came true; 837 miles in a blistering 12 days, 16 hours and 22 minutes and 3 seconds. In 2009, Sharon ran 140 miles (226km) to win the Commonwealth Championships gold medal. Only three women in the world ran better that year.

For more information about Sharon visit her web site at www.sharongayter.com.