David’s job title is Administration Clerk. That means, in practice, he is in charge of archiving, plus a whole range of miscellaneous duties which can cover anything from portering to hanging doors to making props for street theatre.
In 2007, his son challenged him to enter the Great South Run. He got hooked and is still trying to better his best time of just under 1½ hours, achieved in 2012. His philosophy is that he only needs to improve his time by two minutes every year to win the race outright by the time he reaches 100!