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…

Top Trumps

MCKEP Lab Rat Results

Results are in from the MCKEP physiological assessments courtesy of the English Institute of Sport. Fans need wait no longer to get a true breakdown of the head-to-head stats of the Men of McCarkiss. The following report contains lots of numbers, and in order to give an accurate indication of what the numbers mean and…

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MCKEP Birmingham Grand Prix Update

As the indoor season came to a close for the McCarkiss Elite Project it was disappointment all round as there were no representatives from the project on the start line of the men’s 3k. Simkiss had been rumoured to be donning the green logo but the fears of Mellor and Vernon proved premature as the…

Simkiss on a Hill

Hill Training

Hill training forms no part of McCarkiss Elite Project training ethos. It’s unnecessary and unenjoyable. Understanding many will scoff, gasp, or just shake their head in disbelief at such a statement, I ask you why? Sure it’s argued that hill training helps improve strength and works the anaerobic system – but so what? Are hills…