Tag Archives: Martin Payne

The Fred Pearce Relay, July 24 – a memorable day

Dave Evans reports: A terrific turnout of 6 teams of 3 made this year’s race particularly memorable and very grateful thanks must be extended to Fred’s family In the guise of Christine and Charlotte who provided a sumptuous buffet and … Continue reading

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Barnard Trophy 10 Kilometres, Sutton – July 3

Dave Evans reports: Good support today and the threat of inclement conditions did not materialise despite poor weather north and south of the race venue until an hour before the off.  Actual race number 3 of the 20/21 season brought … Continue reading

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Dave Crompton Memorial Trophy 7 Miles – Chorley, May 5, 2021

We are grateful to Dave Evans for this prompt and informative report, not forgetting to thank Greg Smith for the atmospheric images. Dave Crompton Memorial Trophy 7 Miles – Chorley, May 5, 2021 The first “live” race of 2021 for … Continue reading

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REMINISCENCES 4: MARTIN PAYNE WALKS IN CIRCLES

Whilst Martin doesn’t respond to our set questions specifically, he rewards us with a delightfully written account of his journey to becoming a Centurion. As something of a lightweight I remain in awe of all those who’ve cracked the 100 … Continue reading

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Martin conquers the Chorley hills in the last race at St Peter’s

STOP PRESS TWO – Given the following advice from England Athletics we have called off the April 11 Sutton race, Watch this space for updates and some historical pieces to tickle your palate, England Athletics advises that all face-to-face activity … Continue reading

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