Beverley Edwards

Name: Beverly Edwards

What is your occupation? I am now a home body. Until 28th of June I worked in a school in Lakemba as a library technician.
Running age group? 69 years
Do you have family? Husband John, 3 daughters, 7 grandchildren (4 grandsons, 3 granddaughters)
How long have you been a Woody? I think about 16 or 17 years
Do you run on Tuesday night/TNT/Saturday morning? Tuesday nights
Why do you enjoy running? It gets me off my recliner and out in the fresh air and I enjoy the company and social side of Woodstock.
What is your favourite running distance/course/event and why? I always enjoy the walk at Cronulla. The walk around the peninsular is spectacular and breakfast after is great.
What has been your running highlight? I entered the 2006 City2Surf it was something I always wanted to do, it took me about three hours to complete, the atmosphere was fantastic and meeting up with the Woodies after made it even better.
Any low lights (injury etc)? No, walkers don’t seem to get any injuries.
What was the last race you went in and how did you go? I walk for pleasure in a non-competitive manner.
What other sports/hobbies are you involved in? Yes, it was before I joined Woodstock as a member, a friend and myself went to a Woodstock Run I think it was about 1992/93 run and we were walking very slow that the ambulance van just followed us just about to finish line we told them that we were alright but they said they have to follow us to the end of the race.
What other sports/hobbies are you involved in? I play social tennis twice a week and we travel a lot in our caravan around Australia
Favourite food/beverage? I enjoy all types of food as long as I don’t have to cook it and clean up after, I enjoy a good red wine and have to have my fresh pot of tea.
If you could have dinner with anyone who would it be and why? Nat King Cole because he has the smoothest voice ever.
Where would your ideal holiday be? Canada. Ever since I saw winter Olympic games on TV years ago I always wanted to go.
Favorite running shoe/gadget? Why? New Balance shoes they are right fit for me
Interesting things we may not know about you? Over the years I have done ballroom dancing, Square dancing, horse riding & skiing & I have done the Harbour Bridge Climb.
Thanks Beverly for sharing, it is good to hear from the walkers!!! – editor

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