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Jun 11 2017

Sierra Leone Marathon – May 2017

Even at 4 AM at the start of the rainy season, the air that hangs in the sky above Makeni feels as though it has come from a blast furnace and then been wrapped up in damp sheep’s wool. The impassioned, fretful speech delivered by the twelve-year-old chief medical operative in the sweaty dark fifteen …

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Sep 11 2016

The Bacchus Races – September 2016

For six years now, Events to Live have been staging events in and around the Mole Valley that have effectively served as opportunities for the women and men of Barnes to showcase the solid expertise they have acquired in taking on – and indeed triumphing over – drunk obese people wearing cumbersome fancy dress. Meniscal …

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Aug 17 2015

New Club Record set at this year’s VGW marathon

The Queen of the Suburbs was how Croydon was known in its halcyon days. Sheepishly nestling in a transport corridor between central London and the south coast of England, just north of two gaps in the North Downs, the suburb is now home to one of the largest commercial districts outside of Central London, bearing …

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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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