Author Archives: Alf Tupper

Johnson’s Monument Race Records

Johnson’s Records before 2020 race Posted on 1st December 2019 by Alf Tupper With the enclosure of the Leisure Centre fields and the new cycle path the course is back to pre 2017 length – pretty much exactly 6 miles. The original 1992 … Continue reading

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2020 Official Johnson’s Handicap Race – 20th December.

Your chance to end the year on a positive note in what I think is the 29th edition of this prestigious club event. The current course is only just over 6 miles (6.04 on several different Garmins) and has recently … Continue reading

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Pre- Johnson’s weekend results (14th/15th November).

Fairly atrocious weather on both days and a paucity of people competing, but some confirmation that the handicaps are in the right ball-park. Anwen and Chris are clearly not as used to imbibing the weekend falling-down water as some we … Continue reading

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Pre-Johnson’s Start List. November 2020.

An up to date handicap start list for 6 miles of tough XC, should we wish to take advantage of reduced restrictions to get a proper race in. Due to varying commitments there will be two races – one on … Continue reading

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Winter Handicap Results Oct.30th-1st Nov.

A morass, with intermittent rain and gusty westerly winds. Approx 12C.  This is a rolling table of results, to be updated on Monday 2nd November. Final results below. The comparison with the drier conditions at the beginning of the month … Continue reading

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Virtual Winter Handicap Oct 30th/31st/Nov 1st.

Notional start times based on the last of the summer Tuesday evening list. Hopefully people can do this in twos and threes so that it feels a bit better than the solo efforts of April to June. Particularly important in … Continue reading

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October 6th Handicap Results

Pretty wet underfoot after heavy rain all day but not so cold at 12C and no wind. Not quite as heavy conditions as in March but bad enough, particularly because most of the 14 participants had spent the previous few … Continue reading

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OCTOBER 6th Handicap Start List

This is a fairly comprehensive revamp of the early season list taking account of times done in the Virtual handicap series and times in virtual races, including biased observations and rumours. Declarations of intent to run need to be made … Continue reading

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Crest Virtual Handicap Final Round

Not many left to make it through to this last round of a tough series. Psychologically very hard to face that hill every week (I couldn’t do it), not to mention some risk on the descents through the woods. The … Continue reading

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Crest Virtual Handicap Round 11

Open until nightfall Sunday 31st May. ……………………….Actual time……….Virtual finishing time……Points 1st Sarah……………..32m01………………..7.12.01pm……………….44/6 2nd Arwel……………28m09……………….7.12.09pm……………….34 (6th and 5th dropped) 3rd Mel……………….23m44……………….7.12.14pm………………..40 (8th dropped) 4th David B…………23m33……………….7.12.33pm……….29 (13th, 9th, and 7th dropped) 5th Peter……………..28m10……………….7.12.40pm……………..40 (12th and 8th dropped) 6th Duncan…………26m34………………..7.13.34pm………………41/6 7th Menai……………29m48…………………7.13.48pm……………..38 (9th … Continue reading

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