DAVIES Helen < Back  
Sport Athletics
CGA England   
Gender Women
Born 12 Sep 1979 in Ipswich, ENG
Height1.60 m
Weight 48 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Ipswich, ENG
Occupation Parks and Forests Worker
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? At age 23, she began jogging to keep fit.
Why this sport? Because it was "cheaper than a gym."
Club / Team Ipswich JAFFA Running Club: Ipswich, ENG
Name of coach Clive Sparkes
Coach from which country? England
Training Regime Altitude running, heat tests, 100 mile training weeks.
International Debut
Year 2008
Competing for England
Tournament International Tournament
Location Toronto, ON
General Interest
Awards and honours She was selected for the Scotiabank International Challenge at the Toronto Marathon in 2008 and 2009. The first ever athlete to receive the invite twice. (teamipswich.com, 31 Jul 2010)
Other sports She did swimming, ballet and tap dancing at school. (athletics-weekly.com, 30 Apr 2010)
Other information ALTITUDE
She only tried altitude training for the first time in the build up to the 2010 European Championships in Barcelona. (bbc.co.uk, 25 Aug 2010)