Athletes line up raring to go in this years Race

2015 EMGP: Race 3 – Blisworth Friday 5

New McKEP recruit Matt ‘Matty’ Adcock (writing here in the third person) was sent out on his first solo mission as a McKEP operative to the delightful and charming rural Northamptonshire village of Blisworth. In a blatant attempt to overhaul project mate/rival Rimkiss, Adcock called in family babysitting favours on a sunny Friday evening before…

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Athlete Bio: Matt Adcock

In the first of a new series called; ‘Insightful insights’, we gain an insightful insight into the current Project members;     OVERVIEW Matthew “Matty” Adcock was appropriately born in Woolwich, more or less on the London Marathon route, in 1954. He moved to “God’s Own County” (Leicestershire apparently) and has been a stalwart of…

McCarthy, running.

Race Report: Manchester 10k 2015

And so to Manchester, where McCarthy was entering his third ‘race’ in five days, fresh from a devastating win at the Warrington Parkrun in 18:05 a day earlier, this of course followed his third place at the Silverstone 10k in 33:22 on Wednesday. Arriving in Manchester with only 3 and a half hours before the start…

Team MCKEP - Sodden @ Silverstone

2015 EMGP: Race 1 – Silverstone 10k

The Silverstone 10k and the East Midlands Grand Prix series were bestowed the honour of hosting the first outing of the ‘Men in Black’, the birth of a new era in distance running. Before the race, rumour of an MCKEP appearance was rife due to the fact that the weather conditions were being described as…

Chris Jordan @ VMLM 2015

Chris Jordan: The Quest For sub 2:30.

Ed. – For those not aware, the following was written having successfully ran 2:29:20 at the 2015 London Marathon So – way back in 2009 I ran 2:36 at the New York Marathon. It was a PB and I decided at that point that I was happy with that and was going to do an…