Tag Archive: half marathon

Jun 06 2015

Who wants a place in Bacchus half on 13 September?

This is a lovely, lovely race, that I sadly can’t do this year, though I have already bought a place. Through the little-known vineyards of Dorking, it is a beautiful course, at a beautiful time of year. The race is famous because marshalls hand out English wine as well as water. This is good for …

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Jul 13 2014

Gorgeous Badger race is win for Barnes Runners

Call it a perfect summer’s day. Today four Barnes Runners and one BR HAB (male version of WAG) ran the stunning Badger race, which starts at Denbies Wine Estate (of Bacchus fame) in Dorking. With Ord-Hume as our driver, we were lucky to arrive hours before the gun, enough time for on-the-day entries and pre-race …

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Jun 21 2012

Forthcoming fixtures

Hardly a week goes by, it seems, without the Governor of the Bank of England revising his predictions for growth downwards. The threat of gum disease remains ever-present, the Leveson inquiry has revealed levels of collusion, corruption and connivance in the upper echelons of our institutions that we did not think possible…. and the incidence …

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May 21 2012

Amsterdam Marathon and Half Marathon – Sunday 21 October

This year the Amsterdam Marathon and Half-Marathon will again both be held on the same day (Sunday 21 October, starting at 09:30 and 13:30 respectively).  A number of us from the club have decided to take part–in some cases for the second or third time–so the committee has decided to “make this the club trip” …

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Feb 16 2012

Bryony Britten

Sunday 19 February

It was on February 19, 1473 that Nicolaus Copernicus was born. He was the first to propose that the earth and other planets revolved around the sun. Like Copernicus – who was condemned by the Catholic Church –  Barnes Runners may be accused of heresy as they will not be revolving around Richmond Park en masse …

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Jan 12 2012

Richmond half marathon

Word reaches us from Cornock (David) that entries for the Richmond Half Marathon on Sunday May 6 are almost full. May 6 is – of course – the 15th anniversary of Gordon Brown granting the Bank of England operational independence over monetary policy – one of the most significant changes in the bank’s 300-year history. …

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