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Richard’s C-19 Challenge

Today was the last day of the Covid Cup competition, with 21 runners taking part over the last three weeks.  Last week was a “freestyle” week where runners could choose which distance they were going to run and predict what time they would do it in. The winner was Sabrina Norton, continuing her return to fitness […]

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Richard’s C-19 challenges

Challenge #Two – results Last week the challenge was to predict the time you would take to run 6k.  28 intrepid runners entered the competition and at the time of going to press as the last results are being collated, verified and processed it looks as if Stuart Govey is the winner, amazingly predicting his time […]

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Richard’s C-19 Challenges

Challenge #One – results This week, 30 runners entered the ‘predict how far you would run in 26 minutes and 20 seconds challenge’, but after many changes at the top of the leaderboard, the accolades were shared between Martyn Woodgate and Kate Smith, both expertly predicting their distances to within 0.01 of a mile!  Final results are here. […]

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Around and About (16th February 2020)

Challenge Wanaka Half Ironman relay Robin and Christine Ashe report: Christine’s team finished in 6hrs 43m. I ran with Joanna and Pierre in 6hrs 55m. Christine ran just over the half marathon distance in 2hrs 36m and I was 2hrs 24m.  The course was mostly off road alongside the lake. This coupled with the hills and […]

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Around and About (2nd February 2020)

Around and about Sushi Challenge Alice Kirk reports: Today Sean Symonds, Karen Gedge, Paul Bird and I ran at the Suffolk Running Centre (formally known as The Great Barrow Challenge) in Barrow. Paul did the half marathon, and Sean, Karen and I the full. The course was a challenging windy, hilly (really hilly it felt) […]

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Around and About (7th July 2019)

Wroxham 5k Alice Kirk reports: Wednesday 3 July was the last of the 3 mid-week 5k races held on the ‘quick’ course at Wroxham. Each event (15 May and 12 June) has had a good turn out of Black Dogs with 22 of us representing the club last night. Jo Andrews was first lady home overall in […]

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Around and about (23rd June 2019)

Speed of Light 5k Tony Morley reports: Lowestoft’s new Festival of Light this weekend also saw the first running of this 5k race on the promenade today (Sunday), using a flatter profile than the parkrun route.  Hot, breezy conditions made a tough but enjoyable run for the 10 Black Dogs, with great support from the […]

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