Ms Forbes (26) saw off hundreds of competitors to be the first woman across the line in the inaugural 30-kilometre Lake Garda Xmas Trail Race.
But his tone suggests he might be fed up with music journalists asking these sorts of questions.
No fewer than 500 racers took part, making her achievement all the more remarkable.
And she received top support from athletics fans enjoying the race – even if she was not initially sure what they were chanting as she sped by.
She is wearing an orange short princess dress with vulturous orange ruffles.
Her hair is put up in high hair and curls with a tiara.