National XC 2014 - First Steps

Simkiss “Not Shit” at the Nationals

With Simkiss in tatters at the start of the week, dragging himself round runs on weary legs and wondering how the hell he was going to manage anything above his usual ‘easy run’ pace at the nationals, it took nothing more than a sniff of the word “Overtraining” from an MCKEP onlooker for the athlete…

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What? McCarthy completed a long run!?

The rumours are true, McCarthy has not only been for a run, but he has been for a long run, he has done a quality session and he has won a race – all in the same 21 miles. Amazing. The balance of fatherhood and 2:29 marathon training may well have been found!? Joined by…

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Did I tell you I used to be a runner?

In line with the whole ethos of MCKEP, ‘ writing in a manner which is egotistical, selfish and full of relentless self loving’, the following post is highly offensive to all new mothers who find themselves sleep deprived and exhausted, yet this is all about me.  VLM Day: I no longer know..or care. The white flag…

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MCKEP Birmingham Grand Prix Update

As the indoor season came to a close for the McCarkiss Elite Project it was disappointment all round as there were no representatives from the project on the start line of the men’s 3k. Simkiss had been rumoured to be donning the green logo but the fears of Mellor and Vernon proved premature as the…