Joseph Shirley

General Committee Member

When did you join Daventry Road Runners?

I joined Daventry Road Runners in 2017.

Why did you start running?

I started running initially to just stay fit after playing football & many years in the gym, but I guess you could say I got ‘the bug’ for it!

What is you biggest achievement(s) so far?

My biggest achievement, I would say is running 78:52 at the Milton Keynes Winter Half Marathon and finishing 10th overall. I have also completed 10 full marathons with a Personal Best of 3 hours 3 minutes.

And, I can't forget to mention beating Mr. Chairman (Daniel) at the New Year's Day parkrun, sorry Dan!

Why did you decide to join Daventry Road Runners?

I chose to become a member after the badgering from Chris Mullaney and a few of the older standing members. Daventry Road Runners is a great club and I’m glad I did!

What race would you love to do, that you haven't run yet?

I’ve had the privilege of doing it twice already but the London marathon for me is the pinnacle and I would love to do it again in the future!

Meet The Committee

Club Secretary

Paul Barker

Membership Secretary

Paul Barker

Membership Secretary

Wayne Byles

Run Leader Coordinator

Ian Smedley

Race Director

Becky Wheaver

Social Media & Press Secretary

Stuart Clarke


Denise Hackett

General Committee Member

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