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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…

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…

McCarthy @ National 6 Stage Leg 1 - 2014

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…

Simkiss goes back to the drawing board.

Oh Simkiss, Where Art Thou?

Where’s Simkiss? What’s he been up to? Simkiss has been somewhat out of the public eye recently and his absence has been boht noted and reported on a number of occasions (that number being at least 1), and with McCarthy being finely fettled and running PB’s across the board, Simkiss sank further into his pool…

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Race Report: Southam Triathlon 2014

As McCarthy celebrated ‘the race of his life’ and narrowly avoided being last across the line in the BMC 10,000 B Race – Simkiss was busy not preparing for the Southam Triathlon. Devoted MCKEP fans will remember Simkiss taking part in this event for the first time last year, and perhaps more likely upon reading…