Category Archives: Summer Handicap Series

The 2020 Summer Handicap Series begins.

Sunday March 1st, 10am start. New course of just over 2 miles – start and finish roughly where we did 7 or 8 years ago but just the one lap instead of the tough two laps we did then. The … Continue reading

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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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Weekly report 6/9/19

In the penultimate club Summer Handicap race John Llywelyn Thomas ran to victory again improving his time by three minutes and beating the handicapper’s formula.  Second was Ron Birch in the week of his 81st birthday and third was Diane … Continue reading

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Weekly report10/8/19

The August Denbigh Harriers Handicap race was well contested with the first 10 runners finishing with a minute. The course was slightly longer than previous races due to a course diversion so times were slower for everyone. John Llewelyn Thomas … 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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Weekly Report 6/7/19

This week saw the fifth Handicap race in the Summer series.  The 26 runners had nearly perfect running conditions for the race with some runners showing large improvements that will cause the handicapper headaches for next month. The winner was … 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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