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May 14 2014

Parkland Relay, Weds 21 May 2014: Enter NOW

Hi BRs. The Parkland Relay has snuck up on us and is next Wednesday 21 May at 7pm. It is a relay race in which each person runs the same stunningly beautiful 3 mile off-road course (including views of Penn Pond) through central Richmond park. It starts and finishes at the edge of Spankers Hill …

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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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Feb 03 2012

Sunday 5 February 2011

Barnes Runners will once again be offering two runs this Sunday: Programme Alpha: This run will depart from Rose House at 08h59 and is approximately 31km long. In view of the length of the endeavour and the meteorological predictions for the day, runners may like to consider bringing energy gels, hydration and appropriate clothing. Click …

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Jan 27 2012

Sunday 29 January

Marathon contenders are invited to be at Rose House at 08h55 on Sunday morning. The route is marginally longer than last week’s (see map below). Please factor your hydration / energy needs into your preparation, as well as the predictions of the London Weather Centre. Click here to read Delia Smith’s recipe for chocolate, prune …

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Jan 21 2012

Sunday 22 January

For many people, 22 January will forever be associated with Ramsay MacDonald becoming Britain’s first ever Labour Prime Minister… but for members of Barnes Runners hoping to compete in this year’s Brighton Marathon, it marks the end of their first full month of training. A 25.3 km route is planned for the occasion. We shall …

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Jan 13 2012

Sunday 15 January

Had Martin Luther King Jr followed advice and avoided Memphis in April 1968, he would have been 73 this Sunday. Marathon trainers will be able to reflect on his legacy during their first lap of Richmond Park, starting from Roehampton gate at 8:55 AM. During their second lap, they may like to remember the excellent …

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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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Jan 04 2012

Sunday January 8 marathon training

A great deal of controversy still surrounds the death of Elvis Presley. Although much evidence still suggests that anaphylactic shock was brought on by his dependency on codeine pills, coroner Dr Joseph Davis concluded in the reopening of the autopsy in 1994 that all signs pointed to a sudden and violent heart-attack. More information about …

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