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Jonathan Wyatt

Jonathan is without doubt one of the most recognized names in the world of Mountain running.

A 6-time winner of the World Mountain Running Championship, he is undoubtedly one of the top finishers in any mountain races he enters.

In addition to his Mountain championships, Jonathan has also made 2 appearances for New Zealand at the Olympics and the Commonwealth Games in the 5000m.

Alongside his accomplishment on the trials and the roads, he is an strong supporter of the sport and an advocate for rising starts in the field.

Jonathan's future plans include continue participating in the World Mountain Running Grand Prix and Championships in years to come.

 

Views on the Commonwealth Championships…

 

Nadeem Khan (NK): What were your thoughts on running in the Commonwealth Championships?

Jonathan Wyatt (JW): A great initiative and I hope the start of something that will see the events in Commonwealth Games soon.

 

NK: How was this race different from your other international races?

JW: 2 events for each grade.  Running for the country rather than club or sponsors

 

NK: The one thing that you will remember about these Championships…

JW: the region of Keswick, friendly and scenic

 

Get to know Jonathan…

 

NK: Most memorable athletic moment…

JW: arriving to the parthenikos stadium near the end of the Olympic marathon in athens

 

NK: What is your typical training week?

JW: 140km

 

NK: If you were not a runner, you would be…

JW: an architect

 

NK: Your biggest supporter in your running career…

JW: my wife

 

NK: Who is your first call after a major race?

JW: My wife

 

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