GARRET’S RUNNING CAREER GOES BACKWARDS BUT HE’S STILL A CHAMP!

first_imgDonegal athlete Garret Doherty has broken his own world record – for running backwards.The Inishowen man defended his record in Manchester at the weekend and once again came home last – but err first because he was running backwards!Garret, 33, has been running backwards for three years since he turned around to stop the glare from the sun one day. Garret can run a mile backwards in less than 7 minutes and says people use three times as much energy by running backwards.Now his goal is to convince Olympic bosses to include it as an event for future games.“When I approach these guys in their office and see how passionate I am then they will change their minds,” he said.   GARRET’S RUNNING CAREER GOES BACKWARDS BUT HE’S STILL A CHAMP! was last modified: May 29th, 2012 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:Garret DohertyInishowenrunning backwardslast_img

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