Yeah, you light up my life.”

What is your name?

Stuart Daley.

What is your favourite colour?


What is your favourite word?


Who is your favourite musician?


What is your most marked characteristic?

I’m a critical thinker.

What talent would you like to have?

I would love to learn to sing.

What do you consider your greatest achievement?

Playing guitar in front of 3,000 people.

Who are your heroes in history?

Kirk Hammett, James Hetfield, Slash, and Eric Clapton.

Who are your heroes in real life?

My girlfriend and Eliud Kipchoge.

What is your idea of happiness?

Being with people I love.

Where would you most like to live?

Near the seaside, so preferably stay in Ballyheigue.

What profession would you like to attempt?

I would like to be a woodwork teacher.

What is your greatest extravagance?

I am obsessed with talking about Metallica.

What is your most treasured possession?

My Gibson Les Paul.

Why did you start running?

To help my mental health and my discipline.

What does running mean to you now?

It means my time to myself to relax and forget everything around me.

What do you like about Stazza’s Stable?

I love the one-on-one attention you get from John, which really makes you feel like your training is cared for, and you’re not just another number.

What is your motto?

Live in pursuit of a better tomorrow.