Chasers! I’m sure you’ll all have familiarised yourselves with the rules of Tier 4, but I’m here as your friendly Coronavirus Officer to confirm that we are allowed to run with just one other person at a time.
Webmaster John has already updated the calendar to ensure that we can still arrange +1 runs.
Stay safe! Laurie x
It’s likely to be a difficult week for everyone but personally I’m feeling grateful that we’re still allowed to run.
We’ll call this one ‘down the chimney’. Santa hats optional.
Remember to do a warm up jog of about 10 mins. Start the first rep at your 10mile pace and work your way down to mile pace for the last couple of reps. The rest is in brackets e.g [90s] = 90 seconds static or walking rest. If you’re new to intervals start at 4mins.
5 min [90s]
4 min [90s]
3 min [60s]
2 min [60s]
1 min [30s]
30 sec [mince pies]
Merry Christmas everyone and please reach out if you’re struggling- Chaser’s don’t have a rep for being the friendliest club for nothing. Lauren
There will be no group track session this week but the track is open for individual bookings
Take part in the Mornington Chasers' Christmas Day Spectacular!
You will have 60 minutes to find landmarks around Hampstead Heath and complete a number of challenges. Due to the restrictions, you will now be in groups of two. The first group back to have completed the most landmarks and challenges will be crowned the victors.
We are encouraging Chasers to bring a secret santa present to swap - the prize should be something in your home that you are desperate to get rid off (so probably no toilet paper).
The map of landmarks and challenges will be released shortly. There will be a one point penalty for every five minutes over the cut off point.
Rules permitting, our next course will now start on 1 February 2021. At the last count we had 20 places on the course, with 12 remaining. Groups of 5 runners will each run with 1 trained leader.
This is for anyone who cannot yet run a full 5k, or for 30 mins without stopping. Only £10 for the 8 to 10 week course.
If you’d like to join our waiting list, please sign up below. Sessions will take place on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays and will be allocated later.
Details and waiting list link here
The final Chase-Go results are in! We’ve loved seeing everyone’s photos, Strava updates, fancy-dress costumes and competitive streaks!
In the spirit of the supportive nature of this challenge - all category winners will get a copy of one of Carmen Ní Arachtáin's London Tour guides of their choice (gifted by the club) and the overall winner will additionally get a small voucher for Runners Need.
First to Chase-Go award: WINNER: Simon Fitzmaurice 2) Lizzy Muggeridge 3) Katherine Noelle Atkinson
Most miles award: WINNER: Gaby Anderson 2) Katherine Noelle Atkinson 3) Ciara McManus
Fancy dress award. Winner: Katherine Noelle Atkinson & Sarah Funderburk. Runners up: 2)Rebecca Taylor & Laurie Runs 3) Lizzy Muggeridge & Carmen Ní Arachtáin
Most Chasers collected: WINNER Katherine Noelle Atkinson 2) Simon Fitzmaurice 3) Nicky Chorley
Best PB Winner Rebecca Taylor for taking PB and Club Record, 2) Nicky Chorley for 8% improvement and 3) Lizzy Muggeridge for 7% improvement
New Chaser award: Gaby Anderson
Special award for the most ‘not parkrun’ of all time: Nicky Chorley
Long-term Chaser award: Lizzy Muggeridge
OVERALL WINNER - combining points scored in each category Katherine Noelle Atkinson 2) Simon Fitzmaurice 3) Lizzy Muggeridge
Shout outs also to Lydia Thomson and Sarah Shanks - who didn't win prizes, but are new chasers who also got involved!
The next virtual pilates class will be on Monday 11 January 2021. Connection details will be shared on Facebook in advance.
Here's whats happening over the next few weeks other than our usual Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday runs. You can find our full calendar on the website.
27/12/2020 Hatfield 5 mile
25/12/2020 Chaser's Christmas Day Spectacular
🎄 (4 of 4 left) - deadline 2020-12-24
🎅 (4 of 4 left) - deadline 2020-12-24
⛄ (2 of 4 left) - deadline 2020-12-24
🤶 (3 of 4 left) - deadline 2020-12-24
❄️ (4 of 4 left) - deadline 2020-12-25
01/01/2021 New Year's Day Orienteering
24/12/2020 Workout of the week
If you want to upload a photo or your results are missing, log in to our website and update your picture and Power of 10 ID.
|10KMT||Mark Lamb 39:55, 40 (9) [68.14%]|
|Mar||Daniele Biagi 2:42:52, 12 [75.70%] NEW PB|
|5KNAD||Stephen Fabes 16:44, 3 (1) [81.97%]|
|Simon Fitzmaurice 18:58, 53 [69.24%]|
|Daniel Lewis 22:48, 139 (48) [61.84%]|
|David Nelson 23:02, 143 [58.25%]|
|Anne Caspi 25:07, 68 (3) [73.79%]|
|Jennifer Moore 25:42, 78 [57.46%]|
|Alon Caspi 27:18, 181 (14) [59.46%]|
|10K||Lydia Thomson 00:42:25 (00:42:25), 57 (6) [71.51%]|
|HM||Lauren Longhurst 83:55, 32 [78.03%] NEW PB|
|Alex Renton 99:41, 176 (46) [61.11%]|
|Daisy Wooller 1:45:17, 233 [61.93%] NEW PB|
|5K||David Nelson 21:47, 54 [61.59%]|
|HM||Bruno Papadacci 83:45, 19 [70.07%]|
|Janine Makaronidis 89:29, 30 [73.05%] NEW PB|
|10K||Peter Tarr 40:41, 13 [66.86%] NEW PB|
|5K||Mark Lamb 18:45, 5 (3) [71.56%] NEW PB|
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