Long Road to Recovery

…….and a year end reflection   After a long stint of PBs and general success in my running…BANG!! Metatarsal fracture. Temporarily out the game. Since the beginning of 2014, it felt everything was coming together, a well oiled machine. A PB at the years toughest multi terrain race, The Benfleet 15. Followed by a sub 1hr40 half marathon at Colchester […]

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Flyers 2014 Quiz

Pitsea RC Crowned Champions! A fantastic night was had by all at the Flyers Annual Quiz last night.  A tough battle but Pitsea proved to be worthy winners in the end. Our congratulations to them. A huge thank you to all the clubs who attended and made the night so special enjoyable. Teams from Leigh on Striders, Tailrunners, Castlepoint Joggers, […]

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A Shout Out

When you go out for a run, for some reason people like to shout ‘encouraging’ words to you. I’m sure now and then they are coming from a good place. But the majority of us have had to put up with some ‘witty’ comments. Here are some I have come across over the years: Constructive Criticism? “Get those knees up!” […]

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Keith’s Birthday Leading Out Southend United

Flyers Founder, friend and all-round good egg, Keith Passingham celebrated his birthday by leading out Southend United to face Chester City in the Cup on Saturday. Making his way into the Evening Echo.  A link to the Evening Echo article written by Chris Phillips can be found here. http://www.echo-news.co.uk/sport/11596850.Flyers_give_founder_member_Keith_Passingham_day_to_remember_at_Southend_United/ Whilst thoroughly enjoying himself, the result was not as enjoyable with […]

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parkrun Tourist – Mustgo (Moscow)

Naturally we are all fans of parkrun, and some of us love a bit of parkrun tourism.  I myself have visited Bushy Park, Basildon, Whitley Bay, Kingsbury Water – a mere novice to those who have visited over a 100 different parkrun venues – affectionately known as doing a “Cowell”.  However, this new addition to the parkrun family may take […]

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Running at Night.

As the nights draw in, and we start to be out in the dark more and more, I found this interesting article on night running. It was found in Mens Health Magazine, but clearly it is relevant to us all. Most people, given the option, would prefer to run during the day when the sun is shining and the weather […]

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