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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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Jan 04 2016

Looking ahead…

The first few months of this year bring with them (as they invariably do), the usual array of moderately enjoyable middle-distance events in which Barnes Runners club members like to compete to distract them from NHS waiting times, rampant deflation in the euro zone and – of course the expansion and inevitable breaking-apart of the universe. …

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Jan 31 2015

Looking ahead…

  For many middle-distance athletes, the days between prorogation – or the formal end of the parliamentary session – and the May 7th general election stretch out towards the horizon in an uninterrupted line of tedium. There will of course be another thrilling reading (the third, if memory serves) of the Pension Schemes Bill next …

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Nov 21 2012

Spring Marathon build-up races – dates for your diary

The nights are drawing in, the Christmas lights are up in Barnes High Street, and Jim Perrie has bought his annual round in the Coach and Horses. Yes, it’s that time of year when a runner’s thoughts turn to…..the spring marathon build-up. Whether it’s Paris (April 7), Brighton (April 14), or London (April 21), your …

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