McCarkiss Monkey Writers

Ask McCarkiss: Question from Seymour…

Name: Seymour Butts Email: bell@end.com Question: Why are no other team members on the profile page for PBs etc. When is the 2.29 marathon report coming out? Answer: At McCarkiss we’re proud of our heritage, namely two self indulgent, egotistical founding members, one of whom has been as distant from a decent running performance or blog…

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Berlin Marathon 2016: The Report

And so only 7 months on from the race, with all but the faintest of details remembered, we’re able to publish the McCarkiss Endurance Project Berlin Marathon 2016 Race Report. We make no apology for it’s delay – in truth nobody could be arsed to write it, and given Simkiss’ result, he didn’t have a…

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McCarkiss Coffee-time Catchup…

Weeks have passed with nobody daring to follow Pearce’s great literary works recounting The Ballad of Reading Fail, alas Simkiss can only go so long without blowing smoke up his own arse, and insisted something was written about him the club’s recent endeavours. McCarkiss were able to field a full team of good strength at the…

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Tempo Events Winter Series: Race 3

Almost two weeks have passed since Simkiss fell victim (again) to an in-form Rich Shephard at the third of the Tempo Events Winter Series. Following and indulgent festive buildup, Simkiss had at least remained undefeated in eating if nothing else, lining up on the start line like a brandy soaked Christmas pudding. Anti-clockwise around the…

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Simkiss Wobble & Tempo Events Winter Series: Race 2

Simkiss’sesess’ ‘athletic career’ has been called into doubt following another low mileage week and extended periods of grumpiness, excessive eating, lack of desire and endless moaning. “It’s like McCarthy never left…” said MCKEP counsellor, after multiple sessions with the former number 1 McCarkiss athlete. Despite attempts to stay true to the McCarkiss motto of “Run…

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Soggy Simkiss Does Cheshire 10k

McCarkiss marketing officer had secured elite entries for the McCarkiss athletes at the Cheshire 10k, Arley Hall, Cheshire – more commonly known as ‘oop North’. As the squad assembled for the journey and piled into the team bus, it was a half-fit Simkiss in the drivers seat, and his oversized kit bag for company –…