Gerald Billis is automatically recognisable at Northampton parkrun.
He's one of a group of octogenarian runners who, pre-Covid at least, took part in the five kilometre event week-in, week-out.
What people might not know is Gerald spent 60 years, between school cross-country success and parkrun, without running.
Once he found parkrun, there was no stopping him though.
From joining a running club, to becoming a Masters athlete to winning an international silver medal in his age group, this is Gerald Billis' running tale...
The music in this podcast is:
"Fearless First" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/