Category Archives: Summer Handicap Series

September Results

A remarkable number of people ran this one considering the heavy rain and the fact that many are in the middle of heavy races and training at present. A distinctly autumnal evening and an unscheduled course change due to an … Continue reading

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September Start List

Only two races to go to complete the 2017 series. Some readjustments to the starting times for those struggling with long-term injuries, hoping they might want to try to come back soon. The rules for those in contention are that … Continue reading

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August Results

  Overcast and 15C after several days of heavy showers, but no wind and the rain held off. Ruari’s tremendous improvement over the past few weeks revealed a massive flaw in the handicapping. So he won. Naturally, I take full … Continue reading

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August 8th Start List

The championship series will be much more interesting after this one. Only Katy and Rob G have completed five so far and I suspect they will both beat their worst positions comfortably to be able to improve their overall scores. … Continue reading

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July Results

It must have been the rain, but fewer than half of the recent number took part in this month’s race. Glad to see Ed making a reappearance, looking very trim, and his devastating final kick to hold off Rob G … Continue reading

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July Start List

Tuesday 11th July is the date for the next round. Some people will have completed 5 races after this one and the series is decided on the summation of your best five positions – giving the chance to drop your … Continue reading

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June Handicap Results

Bright and cheerful this evening in sunshine and 17C without wind, unlike at the weekend when so ┬ámany of the people running and spectating here were engaged in really serious competition in wind and rain. But another day, another race. … Continue reading

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June Handicap Start List

The points competition will become clearer after this one. Some adjustments to the start list reflect remarkable improvements being made by new members, and interesting progress by some old ones too! The tactical decisions about how much effort to put … Continue reading

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May Handicap Results

A record turnout by a long way – 33 runners and at least half a dozen spectators! Perfect goldilocks weather -12 degrees C and little wind. It was terrifying standing on the finishing line facing the charging masses coming down … Continue reading

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May Handicap Start List

No obvious front runner for the championship – which is as it should be. Adjustments to last month mean it should be tighter over the line. Keep the 2nd Tuesday in May free for this one. Actually that is May … Continue reading

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