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Exclusive: Radical ‘New’ Dietary Approach

Following the recent release of MCKEP physio Paul Andrew’s paper on a ‘Ketogenic Diet’, an opposing paper has been drafted by the McCarkiss laboratory based in Albufeira, Portugal, home of the European Cross Country Champtionships. We have a certain, Hugh Jardon, in Portugal and he has managed to catch up with Raul P’Andreau, the Chief MCKEP Portugese…

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New Editorial Staff at the Elite Project

A major re-shuffle has taken place backstage at the ‘elite project to take the stress and strain of the current blog team, and allow Simkiss and McCarthy more time to train. Following recent journalistic success for the project – we’re delighted to welcome to the team a man who is well known by most runners…

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Race Report: Daventry 10 – 2014

With a lonely 14-16mi training run planned, Simkiss opted to make the journey to Daventry to complete its 10mi race at a marathon training pace of 5:37/mi (which will subsequently need to be revised following Siggers’ recent effort in Berlin). A steady start saw Simkiss settled in 2nd place leading a group, with a lone…

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Race Report: Wirral Half Marathon 2014

And so to Birkenhead for McCarthy, home of his beloved Tranmere Rovers for one final race before being fixed. His first race following his retirement. His first race as a charity runner in aid of the Royal Liverpool Hospital….how would he get on as a fun runner? Like Bristol there was no hard and fast…

National 6 Stage - 2014

This Time, 3 years ago…

3 years ago, when Simkiss was a young and spritely 20-something year old, and McCarthy was…well… still looking like a 40 year old – Things were a little different… Let’s reflect in a boring and factual manner. Chris was a over minute and a half slower at 10km, 4.5mins slower over the Half Marathon, 15mins…

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McCarthy, 29 and out.

Following an injury free year for McCarthy, the first one in 5 years, the MCKEP legal team have lifted a super injunction that has been in place to ban reporting of an ongoing crisis in the MCKEP camp. After a photo was leaked of McCarthy leaving a local hospital, seemingly blacked up and dressed as…

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Race Report: National 6 Stage Road Relays 2014

McCarthy led out the 6 man team from Kenilworth, full of cold and feeling terrible, the pressure was on to justify his automatic selection following his absence at the Midlands. Keeping rumour of his ‘Ebola-like’ symptoms to within the MCKEP team, the odds on Kenilworth winning the title did not suffer any fluctuation and remained…