Running Tales

Sarah Lightman: “I find race walking easier than running”

October 16, 2020

I met Sarah Lightman as she whizzed round Salcey Forest at a recent Big Bear Events race.

Sarah, however, wasn't running, she was race walking - and the event was her second Ultra in as many days.

It perhaps shouldn't have been a surprise though. Sarah's dad, Shaun Lightman, finished 18th in the Men's 50km walk at the 1968 Summer Olympics.

I spoke to Sarah about why she prefers race walking to running...

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