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Johnson’s Handicap Results December 2018

Not quite midwinter and not quite as cold (6C) or wet as expected given the high wind and rainfall yesterday. Mud was definitely on the ground but not as thick as last year, so altogether one of the better years … Continue reading

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December 2018 Johnson’s Start List

Sunday December 16th from the LC. The classic 6 miles (give or take a bit depending on any unexpected obstacles) starting on Ystrad Road, taking in Sparrow’s Field, Johnson’s Cottage (more than derelict), Johnson’s Monument, and Mr. McGregor’s Garden wall. … Continue reading

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October (Final 2018) Results

Rain, 13C, and relative to the rest of the summer this was dreadful weather. On the other hand, if one could re-programme the head to winter conditions, this should have beenĀ  very good for fast times and a fitting end … Continue reading

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October Start List

The final race of the 2018 series. The top three all have chances to win it outright, and Tony W is a mathematical possibility for a podium spot (though not for the gold). NOTE 6pm START (due to the gathering … Continue reading

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September Results

Perfect conditions – 16C and sunny with little wind, short grass and dry ground – the only problem being that the ditch had been dredged and made deeper. Diane made a very good effort to win this one but was … Continue reading

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September Start List

Only Diane has done 5 races so far and must be looking for a podium place but there are several with 3 or 4 in the bag who should now be looking to complete the series. With only two races … Continue reading

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August Results

Heartfelt thanks to Dawn and Steve for officiating. It enabled me to run for the first time since June last year when there were similar conditions of pleasant temperature, no wind, and dry ground. Obviously good racing conditions, and both … Continue reading

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August Start List

Number Five in the series and the opportunity for one or two to get a completed points score under their belts, after which they can drop their worst scores for something better in September/October. 6.27 Ron 6.30 Mari J 6.31 … Continue reading

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July Results

Hot, 26C, but dry heat with a breeze. Firm ground and short grass. Obviously the England v Columbia game was an alternative attraction – and I suspect that some were resting before the Ruthin 5K tomorrow – so numbers were … Continue reading

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July Start List

One or two corrections to the start times, but overall everybody has recent performances (or expected improvements) to get them to within a minute of the notional finish time of 7.04pm. Frankly, we can’t cope with a blanket finish, so … Continue reading

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