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Tempo Events Winter Series: Race 3

Almost two weeks have passed since Simkiss fell victim (again) to an in-form Rich Shephard at the third of the Tempo Events Winter Series. Following and indulgent festive buildup, Simkiss had at least remained undefeated in eating if nothing else, lining up on the start line like a brandy soaked Christmas pudding. Anti-clockwise around the…

Up, down, up, up, up, down, DOWN, AAAAARGH!!!

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…

Simkiss @ Cheshire 10k - Arley 2016 - Finish

Soggy Simkiss Does Cheshire 10k

McCarkiss marketing officer had secured elite entries for the McCarkiss athletes at the Cheshire 10k, Arley Hall, Cheshire – more commonly known as ‘oop North’. As the squad assembled for the journey and piled into the team bus, it was a half-fit Simkiss in the drivers seat, and his oversized kit bag for company –…

Pearce @ Frankfurt 2016 - Mannheim

Pearce Nails a PB in Frankfurt Marathon

With un-McCarkiss like levels of efficiency, and in excess of McCarkiss like levels of humour – member Mark Pearce writes of his experience in the Frankfurt Marathon at the weekend… Having run a pleasing marathon PB in perfect meteorological conditions back in April at the Zurich Marathon, my thoughts had immediately turned to an “autumn…

"Huzzah" exclaims Simkiss

Stratford’s Big 10k 2016

Several years have passed since Simkiss last competed in Stratford’s Big 10k – Five in fact. Back in 2011 Simkiss podiumed in 3rd place with a time of 34:04, having won the event in 2010 with a time of 34:07. Now in 2016 (in case you forgot), with the Berlin Marathon only 2 weeks away…

Godiva Trio lead it out - Can you spot our McCarkiss Boys?

Godiva Autumnal 5 2016

With Marathon training in full flow, 3 of the McCarkiss lot made plans to run the Godiva 5 at memorial park… actually 2 made plans, and Simkiss the sheep followed with a plan of including the race as part of his long training session for the day (a plan which failed miserably). Adcock is still…