Monthly Archives: January 2022

Looking Back’ards and For’ards with Sadness and Optimism

There are two elements to this post. The first part looks to the past in remembering one of the great characters of Northern race walking and athletics. Guy Goodair takes up the story. Ken Bingley passed away last Thursday after … Continue reading

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Remembering stalwarts of our sport, the latest is the compassionate Geoff Hunwicks

Just over a year ago we were mourning the loss of Paul Nihill, a giant of our sport. In 2021 we witnessed the deaths of other major figures, Bernard Kannenberg and Gerhard Weidner from West Germany, Vladimir Golubnichy and, easily … Continue reading

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2022 FIXTURES – Living with COVID?

It’s difficult, even absurd to look forward to the New Year without mentioning COVID. Almost two years of draconian, damaging restrictions on normal life and relentless propaganda have not stopped the spread. The vaccines, it is agreed, do not prevent … Continue reading

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