Tag Archive: Jenni Cunniffe

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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Sep 15 2015

How do you win a half-marathon?

By far the most widespread approach involves training. Most elite athletes will focus on mechanistic goals, and will follow appropriate running training programmes to develop specific muscle groups and enhance cardiovascular strength, the aim being to “peak” at a particular time for a particular event or race. Over the last 30 years or so, considerable …

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Feb 07 2015

Committee changes…

Although this time of year sees very little in the way of parliamentary business, January does bring with it the election of a new committee – a newly-configured assemblage of operatives charged with delivering Barnes Runners’ various fixtures, and coaxing and cajoling its affiliates out of their pyjamas and into their plimsolls. For many years …

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