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Scottish Weekly News 16 September 2019

Scottish Weekly News 16 September 2019

Sensational results for Scottish women at the NZ Road champs yesterday. Mel Stevens (18.18), Mel Aitken (18.22) and Lindsay Barwick (18.39) went... Read More
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Family Rivalry

Family Rivalry

A Hodge family discussion

Bev Hodge gathered, from Ngaio, Upper Hutt and Vancouver, her children's thoughts on family rivalry. Then she kindly tidied it up, fixed... Read More
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Scottish Weekly News 9 September 2019

Scottish Weekly News 9 September 2019

Check out 14-year-old Casey Thorby's three-minute victory in the Kinloch Off-Road Half marathon. Amazing result.

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Rivalry - the legal super drug

Rivalry - the legal super drug

"the presence of a rival was associated with a 4.44 second/km increase in pace. Thus, in 5km race, a runner would be expected to run... Read More
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Michele and Bernie: Sisters, Rivals, Friends

Michele and Bernie: Sisters, Rivals, Friends

Sisters Michele Allison and Bernie Portenski are two of our club greats. Here, Michele recounts their long history of competition and... Read More
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The WHAC-Scottish Rivalry

The WHAC-Scottish Rivalry

Podcast with Paul Hewitson and James Turner

On The Run continues to explore the issue of rivalry in running by talking in this podcast with two Wellington stalwarts and rivals,... Read More
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Scottish Weekly News 2 September 2019

Scottish Weekly News 2 September 2019

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Simon vs. Simon: When your greatest rival is yourself

Simon vs. Simon: When your greatest rival is yourself

Simon Keller

On the Run editor Simon Keller tells us about his efforts to run a faster marathon than his 32-year-old self, and his 32-year-old self... Read More
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Inheriting the Crown

Inheriting the Crown

Bob Stephens

With Nigel Roberts in banished in exile to Trump land, I seem to have rather dubiously inherited the crown of the oldest runner in the club.  Read More
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The oldest runner’s crown

The oldest runner’s crown

Nigel Roberts

During the 2017 and 2018 harrier seasons, I think it was correct to say that I was the oldest member of the Wellington Scottish Athletics Club who... Read More
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