Fig 1: Second wooden horse in two years. Fuck yeah.

Pearce Half’ PB’s in Lugano

“Your body’s ruined, Pearce. You’ll never walk again if you carry on at this rate,” exclaims Dr. Kästner. “But Doctor,” I reply, “I have a marathon to run in just a matter of weeks. THIS CAN’T BE HAPPENING TO ME!” “There’s nothing we can do for you, Mr. Pearce,” interjects the nurse, leaping to her…

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Race report – Rushcliffe 10k 2018

To build the appetite for the masterpiece that will be the 2017 London marathon review (hence the importance of putting years in the title), a quick summary of the Rushcliffe 10k 2018. On a warm morning, there was sun for the first time this year (still 2018 we are talking about) around the race village…

The pre-race entertainment advertised near my hotel. I might have gone, but asked myself “What would Kipchoge do?” and the answer definitely wasn’t “Visit SEXXY ESKALATION the night before a race”.

‘Pearce Does Berlin’ – Berlin Marathon 2017

After a long absence from the wide web of the world, and still no race report from London #VMLM2017, two McCarkissians made the journey to the infamously fast Berlin Marathon to try their luck. Ludovic Renou hoping to better his 2:30 breaking performance from 2016, and first claimer Mark Pearce who has written of his experience… Berlin…

Victor of the the Rugby 6, Hywel Davies of Rugby, Rugbyshire celebrates reduced chaffage thanks to the clubs new vest. The Fastrax specialist sandpaper fabric vest now retired.

Rugby 6 – Race Report

Rugby’s premier running club was going to be out in full force at round 3 of the EMGP. The RUGBY 6. Yes, the RUGBY 6… run by RUGBY and NORTHANTS AC, including RUGBY. At 6.30, runners from all of RUGBY and beyond started to arrive at RUGBY and the locals expected to see the return…

McCarkiss boys pose in front of the Brandenburg Gate

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…

Hatkiss / Simswell pushing the pace at 4mi

Ashby 20 – Team Race Report

After a recent spell of cold weather, an intrepid team (yes team) of McCarkiss runners set out to race the Ashby 20, a highly rated event around the picturesque Leicestershire countryside. The sun was (slightly) out, and a bit of a breeze blowing, but otherwise ideal conditions for the undulating/ hilly course (according to elevation…