Category Archive: Latest News

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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Nov 20 2017

Barnes Runners Christmas Party: Friday 15th December

Christmas is nearly upon us…so keep Friday 15th December free, for the Barnes Runners Christmas Party at the Red Lion pub. 7.30pm. Tickets £12 pp for buffet food and drink. RSVP to myself or Celeste Biever if you would like to come!      

Nov 17 2017

Barnes Runners and Audi.

It rather made me laugh to think of the negative correlation that exists between the ability of a Barnes Runner and the car they choose to drive. Let me be clear if I could run 26.2 miles in 2hrs 34 mins or 175 KM in a day, I’d gladly drive the sort of car I’ve only ever seen being driven …

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Nov 12 2017

Mens XC Match 2 Results- Epsom Downs

The forecast afternoon rain didn’t quite make it onto the track, but the going was still on the good to soft side, as a slightly reduced field from Barnes hit the famous race track at Epsom for match 2 of the season.  Lining up against stiff competition from other famous Surrey yards, the Barnes thoroughbreds …

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Nov 11 2017

… for Unsung Heroines

By the time the last runners had schlepped and shuffled their way across the finish line at last month’s Putney half marathon, a consensus had been reached on one key issue: Self-Styled Grumpy Old Woman Denise Bates had just run the worst race of her entire running career. But as the abandoned bananas were being …

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Nov 06 2017

Mens Cross Country Match 2 – Epsom Racecourse 11th November 1500

After a courageous, but unfortunately and unavoidably,   a slightly weakened Barnes performance for the first match of the season,  it is time to put in a better effort  and begin our progress up the league (as we try to improve on our fourth spot last year). Match 2 takes us to Sunny Epsom on Saturday …

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Nov 05 2017


  There are a couple of places left in my yin workshop tonight. free if you haven’t been to my yoga before. £12 if you have. This will be a gentle practice, done using the wall for support. I will give you a worksheet to practice at home too   Message me if you want …

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Nov 01 2017

Thames Riverside 20

I recommend you get this booked in as soon as possible. I have. Its an excellent event whereby Clapham Casers provide the pacers to help you run a pace which will stand you in good stead for a spring marathon. Many would describe this as “essential”.

Oct 27 2017

Fancy An(other) Evening Of Pampering?

We have been lucky enough to be invited to use the facilities of the exclusive Riverside Health Club at Barnes Bridge on Tuesday the 31st. They are keen to strengthen links within the community and those who respond will be able to finish Tuesday club run with a sauna, steam room or swim to recover. …

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Oct 20 2017

Sign up for the Inaugural Barnes Runners Turkey Run.

For some time Club members have discussed organising our own race and this year a local resident gave us the perfect opportunity to take over a low key run that he and his neighbours had started as a pre Christmas get together. We have a date, a venue, a distance and a start time. We …

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