Claudia Burrough started running regularly after attending Bushy parkrun as part of a 'This Girl Can' event - but she didn't particularly like it.
Over the next year she attended the 5k run every week, gradually improving her time.
But it was only when unsteadiness in her legs meant she had to start using crutches, that she began to enjoy the famed parkrun community spirit.
As her condition deteriorated, she continued to go to parkrun, eventually having to swap her crutches for a wheelchair.
Undaunted, Claudia has gone on to embrace a new journey, one that involved the heat and hills of the Comrades Ultra, as well as a London Marathon experience that she calls the best day of her life.
Running Tales spoke to Claudia about getting too fast for guide runners, the privilege she felt racing at Comrades and training with David Weir...
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"Fearless First" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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