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The Polar Bear – Stephen Casey reports back from the Grizzly’s snowball throwing little brother

The Polar Bear – Stephen Casey reports back from the Grizzly’s snowball throwing little brother

Peer pressure can be a terrible thing.  When it was combined with one of those mythological events, repeatedly mentioned at club runs, I found myself having won a “lottery” and with a race number for 20 miles of running up cliff and down beach at the iconic Grizzly race in Seaton, Devon.  Then I forgot […]

March Handicap Results

March Handicap Results

Simon has worked his magic in record time and the results of this month’s Handicap Competition are available. This month only two runners posted PBs so both took the top two points scores with Colin Carpenter doubling his victory tally as he knocked a further one minute forty seconds off his time. The alcohol free […]

17th/18th March – SJ Weekend Run Down

17th/18th March – SJ Weekend Run Down

A very busy week for the club with Handicap on Wednesday you can check out the March Handicap Results here and the Club AGM on Thursday where there was some great discussion about the future of the club and the new committee was elected:- Onto the weekend with the promise of a number off big events for […]

MK20 – Stuart Overhill shares more on his experience at this 20 miler

MK20 – Stuart Overhill shares more on his experience at this 20 miler

The Milton Keynes Festival of running has a little bit of everything for all types of runners, it has a 5K, 10K, half marathon and a 20 miler. I entered the 20 as it is perfect timing for both Brighton and London Marathons which I am doing. If I take you back; I first discovered […]

Handicap Update

Handicap Update

We missed the results of the February Handicap so ahead of the March edition we have a brief update to whet everybody’s appetite and get you all ready for tomorrow night’s action. February’s run saw some the podium filled by some huge improvements of at least 2.5 minutes. Colin Carpenter knocked a whopping 6:57 off […]

10th/11th March – SJ weekend Run Down

10th/11th March – SJ weekend Run Down

The snow disappeared pretty quickly and as we head towards the clocks changing and British Summer Time we had more rain to accompany those lighter evenings. But there are many big events every weekend so the runs continue to be well attended. Also, Janet Venables wanted to pass on her thanks to everybody who came […]

Phoenix Spring Marathon – Richard Boese tackles this wintery marathon along the Thames

Phoenix Spring Marathon – Richard Boese tackles this wintery marathon along the Thames

Phoenix Spring Marathon felt distinctly wintery. Into March and having seen crocuses and daffodils in the week before my hopes for a mild and relatively easy training run building up for the Ox 50 miler in May were dashed by the Beast from the East and storm Emma combining to dust the south of England […]