Joseph Cannon

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Name: Joseph Cannon

Where were you born and raised?

  • Donegal, Ireland

When did you begin running?

  • 2010

How did you get started running?

  • My hometown introduced a 10k Run in 2010, so I began training for it, and been running since!

Favorite distance to run:

  • 10-15k

Favorite race: So far, the Northwest 10k at home in Ireland! Hopefully I will partake in many Races here, which I’m sure will no doubt compare!

Favorite Track N Trail event:

Favorite place to run:

  • Tuesday Night AZTNT with club members

Favorite Quote:

  • “If it doesn’t challenge you, it won’t change you”

Favorite Song to Listen to while running:

  • I actually never listen to music while running, I quite enjoy the freedom from devices and listening to the sounds of nature and everyday life go by

If you could run anywhere in the world where would it be?

  • Yosemeti National Park, California

Other Hobbies:

  • Cycling, Wall Climbing, Kayaking (Even though I can’t swim!!! haha)

Advice for new runners:

  • Never give up! If you find it difficult, persevere! Start with small distances and increase when you feel ready. It gets easier and it really is quite enjoyable!