Author Archives: Alf Tupper

October 2019 Results

In terms of weather this has been a ‘Goldilocks’ season: pretty dry, reasonable temperatures, and no gales. So 10C and heavy rain on top of several days of heavier rain meant that only the hardier committed souls turned up. Mud … Continue reading

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September Handicap Results

  Due to IT glitch the results only list actual times and points total/number of races. *Best of 5 races.   1st John LT 30:18, 17/3 2nd Ron 36:39, 53/5 3rd Diane 35:36, 67/5 4th Jeff 30:08, 4/1 5th Nicola … Continue reading

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October Handicap Start List

The first Tuesday at 6pm – 1st October at the Leisure Centre. This is the last one of 2019, completing my 20th year of setting the handicaps. Might possibly get this one right, do you think? 6.00 pm. Mari J … Continue reading

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September Start List

The penultimate one of the series – and weather-wise often the most favourable before autumn storms break and the ground gets muddy. A good one for the ‘improvers’ group to try if you have ideas about doing the Winter League … Continue reading

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August Results

Warm-ish but windy with intermittent rain. The grass is longer in the fields which does restrict progress a little, but the playing fields were cut recently so on balance the conditions were good. Interesting that most people were a little … Continue reading

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August Start List

Very much the high end of the series as far as the championship goes, with Tony W and Victoria leading the pack but Ruari is a potential dark horse and several others have 4 races so far with competitive scores, … Continue reading

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July results

Clearly, from the photos on facebook it was a wonderful evening for running and I’m very disappointed not to have been there. However, Rob , Kate, and Sali obviously coped well with the close finishes. Caz dramatically improved, even compared … Continue reading

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July Start List

Tuesday evening, 2nd July. Should be slightly less wet, I guess. This will be quite an important one for the series championship – the current ‘front runners’ being Victoria and Tony W, but I wouldn’t bet against Roger. 6.30 pm. … Continue reading

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June Handicap Results

Newly re-attached to my computer, I can now put up those long awaited results. I gather that the evening was wet and it was slippery underfoot, so in the circumstances there seem to have been very reasonable performances compared to … Continue reading

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June Start List

I won’t be there on Tuesday 4th June, but hope that you will have warmer weather for this one. The pack has been reshuffled according to principles of justice, fairness and personal prejudice. Oh yes, – and the rules (don’t … Continue reading

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