Chris Smith has had an amazing summer season over the mountains. Chris is one of TVH’s best cross country runners, in the last few years over the summer months he has successfully turned his attention to the mountains and has become one the best mountain runners in country. Chris’s fantastic summer season has been rewarded by picking up multiple individual and team medals with the highlight being a 10th place finish and a team bronze medal at the World Mountain Running Championship in Betws-y-Coed, North Wales.
Athletics Weekly caught up with Chris last year which gives a good insight into what it takes to get into mountain running. How they train – Chris Smith
Chris Smith’s 2015 Mountain Running Highlights:
2nd (Silver), 16th May, Inter Counties, Betws-y-Coed
2nd (Silver), 31st May, European Trail, Glenridding
17th (+GB Team Silver), 4th July, European Mountain Running Championships, Porto Moniz (Madeira)
3rd (Bronze), 22nd August, British Mountain Running Championships, Betws-y-Coed
10th (+GB Team Bronze), 19th September, World Mountain Running Championships, Betws-y-Coed