Bam Flloyd Berks

MCKEP would whole heartedly like to welcome a new member, a member that has been kicking around for some tIme but most recently managed to achieve her ‘lifetime ambition’ (how you do this at 17….) , of running and studying in the USA. She loves to go by the name of Bam Flloyd Berks, we…

Marathon Inspiration

Having spent nearly three years exiled in the Middle East, the inspirational performances from the likes of Simkiss, Hywel and Hatswell over the weekend of the 2018 London marathon may have been enough to push former McCarkiss athlete (still the fastest founder member of McCarkiss over the undisputed half marathon distance) out of retirement. It…

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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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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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McCarkiss Welcomes Hatswell

It’s with great pleasure that we announce the latest recruit to the McCarkiss Endurance Project ranks, Anthony Hatswell. Anthony joins us from Long Eaton Running Club and hopes his transition to McCarkiss will help him on his journey from being a sub-sub-elite athlete, to the dreamland of finally being called a sub-elite athlete; and we’re…

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McCarkiss 2015 Round-up

With 2016 now in full swing, nobody really gives a crap anymore about reflections of the past year. Fortunately we at McCarkiss we’re quite apt at creating blog posts of little interest, so here’s some highs, lows and milestones that occurred in 2015. After a slow start to the year, February saw the McCarkiss boys head…