David Cornock

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Name: David Cornock
Date registered: May 7, 2011

Latest posts

  1. The (Sub) 3 Amigos — November 22, 2017
  2. Champion of Europe! — September 18, 2017
  3. Your London Marathon build-up race schedule — November 2, 2016
  4. Barnes Runners do good things — April 26, 2016
  5. Barnes Runners is 10 years old — January 15, 2015

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Nov 22 2017

The (Sub) 3 Amigos

Future historians may look back on November 2017 as the month Mugabe fell or David Cassidy died but the news from Valencia should be more than a footnote. On a warm, sunny Spanish day Barnes Runners Chris Peskett and James Mcpoland both broke three hours in the city’s marathon. Chris ran 2:58:49. James was just …

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Sep 18 2017

Champion of Europe!

Champion of Europe! Barnes Runner Paul Cheetham won the V45 title at the European Masters Marathon Championships on September 10 in Wroclaw, Poland, in a time of 2:40:26. (He says he had a little in reserve had it been needed “but today was just about looking at bibs and making sure!”). GB Teammates Scott and …

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Nov 02 2016

Your London Marathon build-up race schedule

One way of preparing to run well in the London Marathon is to enter races in the build-up. This makes the miles go faster, equips your body and mind for race conditions, and allows you to roll up on April 23 ready to run a PB. So here, in one place, is a list of …

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Apr 26 2016

Barnes Runners do good things

Barnes Runners were well represented in this year’s Virgin Money London Marathon but if you fear this is another post about mid-life crises and PBs, fear not. At least four of our runners ran for charity and have raised more than £9,000 between them. Add to that Ord-Hume’s efforts in Sierra Leone over the last …

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Jan 15 2015

Barnes Runners is 10 years old

This is a year marked by several notable anniversaries. Eight hundred years since Magna Carta, 200 since Waterloo, 750 since the de Montfort Parliament. These events, while notable, pale into insignificance when compared to the 10th anniversary of Barnes Runners. Ten years ago, on January 18, 2005 (the anniversary is on Sunday) a dozen strangers …

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Sep 15 2014

Barnes Wonder Women meet Wonder Woman

Barnes Runners returned to winning ways at the Bacchus Festival organised by Events to Live in the Surrey Hills. The Bacchus, based at Denbies Vineyard in Dorking, is modelled on the Marathon du Medoc. It is mainly off-road and hilly. Runners are invited to wear fancy dress and each water station includes samples from the …

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Sep 08 2014

Barnes Runner Masters Europe

Paul Cheetham was part of the Great Britain & Northern Ireland team that came third in the European Masters Championship in Turkey, Paul finished in 2:48:19 and was the first M40 Brit home in fourth place on a day when temperatures in Izmir hit 35 degrees. Our photograph shows Paul on the podium with M40 …

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Apr 07 2014

London Marathon sweepstake

  Some of you reading this will be resting after strenuous efforts yesterday in Spring marathons across the globe. Well done. Permission to feel smug granted. Take the rest of the day off. Others will be resting up and tapering as they contemplate a challenging weekend in London.If you’re wondering how to fill your time …

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Jan 18 2014

Thames Riverside 20 (Race or Pace)

Nine years ago today, Barnes Runners was formed. Happy Birthday to us. But before you reach for another beetroot juice, please check your diary for free Sundays. I thought so. You’re missing a 20-mile local race or pace run six weeks before the London Marathon. Fortunately, our friends at Clapham Chasers are once again staging …

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Sep 02 2013

Run a lap (or 1,000) for the Barn Elms track

Barnes Runners are invited to help raise the funds to revive our local running track. A scheme to repair the track and athletics grandstand is being put together by the Barn Elms Sports Trust, who now manage the playing fields. This Saturday, September 7, they are inviting us to join their 1,000 lap challenge. We’re …

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