Piers


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Races measured short

Posted: 10/05/2016 at 19:58

Bloody Hell, one 10k was 1% short; that's a huge amount!

They should absolutely make sure this doesn't happen again.

Fundraising target for BHF London marathon

Posted: 23/04/2016 at 12:14

They can't force you to pay the money; otherwise they would basically be selling a place and it would then be subject to VAT.

The charities do not want to open that can of worms.

New rules for cross country

Posted: 03/04/2016 at 21:42

All in the interests of TV no doubt. UK, sorry "British",  Athletics is a waste of f*****g space.

Mind you we could now use our local Parkrun course; though with a rise of 30m per lap it might be a bit tough for the precious buggers.

Semi Professional Runners?

Posted: 27/03/2016 at 13:34

Simple, if you only earn your income from running you are a professional; if you have to work as well then you are semi-professional.

Professional just means you are paid. If your friend gives you £1 to go for a run you are a professional, but probably not a full time professional.

You can however call yourself anything you want.

ohhh so the US has a race detective as well.... :)

Posted: 21/02/2016 at 16:09

I think the article said that he tells the race that they need to look at the results because there are "suspect" runners but he would only identify the runner if it is a runner he coaches.

Places available in the 2016 Great North Run

Posted: 03/02/2016 at 22:33

So you are selling a place for £345. Are you paying VAT on that?

Is running in -1 degrees Celsius bad?

Posted: 16/01/2016 at 12:06

Used to work in Atyrau in Kazakhstan and would regularly run at up to -20C; coldest I ever ran was -32C for a bet.

"Dry" cold so only major problem was eyelashes freezing so I used to wear glasses.

Andover Trail Marathon

Posted: 10/01/2016 at 19:13

Same day as Overton 5.  

 

FR305 dead....what new watch?

Posted: 29/12/2015 at 13:05

I've just got the Epson Runsense SF-810B; really good and it has an optical heart rate monitor.

Amazon are just about to do a lightning deal, (p.m. 29-12-15) though check it's not cheaper direct from Epson.

Watches

Posted: 18/12/2015 at 21:33

I've got the Epson, it's really good, would recommend it for running and biking. It has a bike specific mode.

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