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Club Bulletin 20th March 2023

GP 2023/24

The big reveal of all 20 GP events has been emailed to all members and is on the website here. Some events are selling out quickly so it’s worth checking when entries open for the races you’re targeting.

Couch to Carnegie

This is the final week for our runners and they plan to graduate at the Lochore parkrun on Saturday 25th March. They would welcome your support and company on the run – the more the merrier!

Training this week:

Tuesday March 21: Negative Split Cruise Intervals. 2 x 7 mins @threshold pace, 2 x 8 minutes @ 5-10k pace (slightly faster than tempo pace), all with 1 minute recovery between intervals. The session will take place in Ferrytoll loop – meet here (parking area next to Dundas house) Ferrytoll loop meeting point, plenty of parking available locally out of business hours. Please park responsibly. Plotaroute map Ferrytoll loop The session will be led by Nicole.

Thursday March 23: Fartlek session groups. This session will be explained on the night. The session will take place on the Milne Road/Ferrytoll road loop in Rosyth, meeting on Milne Road, at the bottom of the lane past the Rosyth Doocot, Plenty of street parking available. Milne Road meeting place The session will be led by Karl.

Sessions begin with a dynamic warmup at 18:45 with the session starting at 18:50. Don’t forget to do a good warm up before the dynamic warmup, and do a cool down after the session.

The Return to Running group will also be meeting at Milne Road on Thursday. The group is ideal for members wanting to ease back into training or looking for a gentler session.

If training needs to be cancelled for any reason, we will post on Facebook. If conditions are dodgy, please check before traveling to training.

Remember, if you have any symptoms of any potentially transmissible illness (not just Covid), please do not attend training.

Upcoming GP Events

2022/23 Off- Road GP: The up-to-date GP points table can be found here. The final event is:

Sun 26 Mar 2023 Event No 13: Gartmorn 6 Multi-terrain Venue: Sauchie, 10 am start Info: Entries are open here.

ARC – Additional Hill Races

Two additional hill races were added to the ARC to allow members the chance to be All Rounder Competition completers. Your final chance to gain ARC points is the Birnam hill race on Saturday 1st April – for further information and entries, click here. The ARC for 2022/23 will end on 1st April 2023.

Race Results

We will automatically report the results of GP races. However, if you have taken part in other events, please let us know by sending your results to [email protected]

Tuesday 14th March, Blast 5km, Meadows Edinburgh

· 3 Barry Davie 18:40 1st V40

· 13 Graeme Wilson 21:30 1st V60

· 15 Kenny Fairfield 21:47

· 16 Kathryn Fairfield 22:52 2nd V40

· 19 Sarah Wellcoat 24:06

· 20 Lesley Reynolds 25:11 1st V50

· 24 Shelley Hogg 26:05

Saturday 18th March, John Muir Way 50km Ultra

· 7 Nick Priestly 4:11:31

· 149 Fiona Rennie 6:14:29 2nd Fv60

· 158 Sue Walker 6:27:48 3rd FV60

Saturday 18th March, Cupar 5 mile

· 33 Barry Davie 29:46

· 59 Jonathan Millar 32:00

· 93 John Hynd 34:35

Friday 17th March, Kielder Dark Skies 10 mile

Angie Parkins 2:02

Race Reports

If you haven’t yet read our recent race reports, you can find Sarah’s report on the Smokies 10 mile race, and Gail’s report on the Tokyo marathon here.

Sportsshoes Discount

The discount code for March is RSCJQ7 – but don’t forget to shop around to get the best deal!