MCKEP-VEST-2016

Old ‘Elite Project’ Kit Retired as New Kit Debuts @ McCarkiss Track Session

The McCarkiss Endurance Project Team can finally unveil its new club kit, designed in house by the MCKEP specialist design team, and produced by Fastrax.   In a blaze of glory, the ‘old’ McCarkiss Elite Project branded kit has been officially retired following emphatic victory in America… in the US equivalent of the WRRL, McCarthy…

Horsemill Mid Study Assessment

Operation Horsemill: Mid-Study Assessment Results

After 4 weeks of banging out the treadmill sessions sessions in Loughborough – it was time to re-assess the MCKEP lactate profiles in order to see: If these sessions were actually achieving anything If the lactate turn-point pace (i.e. the pace which dictates the session training speeds) needed to be modified for the second 4 weeks of the…

Project Horsemill

Project Horsemill – Week 1 Roundup

Project Horsemill is now well underway, with the first week of ‘sessions’ now complete (does 15mins count as a session?) Simkiss is now enjoying the fact that he will be running downhill for the next 8 weeks, he’s happy in the knowledge that his downhill sessions peaking at 20.4kmh (4:44/mi) are far superior to McCarthy’s 18.7kmh (5:10/mi) on…

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Distance Running in Social Media ‘Spat’

McCarthy became involved in a lengthy WhatsApp spat with his fellow parkrun, 1500m, 3000m 5,000m and 10,000m, Half Marathon and Marathon runner, Rich Simkiss, on Tuesday night in which he called his McCarkiss Elite Project team-mate “ThighKiss”. Simkiss responded after McCarthy, who earned his best career result to date when he was second to Elly in the…