The sun finally came out at the end of May ready for ‘handicap week’ which will continue to be the last week of the month whilst we work out what the new normal looks like for working/not working at OSHQ. The bonus of being able to run anywhere at any time is that lots of people who perhaps no longer work with us, can still join in, so shout out to Claire Savage, Jon R-B, Peter Baker and Viv who joined in the handicap fun this month.Continue reading
March 2021 Handicap
After restarting the handicap from Explorer House in August, we were then, sadly, had to pause again in January, as COVID variants became more wide spread and UK Gov’t/EA rules and guidance didn’t permit groups of more than 2 outside.Continue reading
I think we all long for the day when we can congregate at the start line, moan that our handicap isn’t fair, grumble that the wind is in the wrong direction, discuss which way round is faster (anti-clockwise, all day long), but most importantly encourage other runners and have a good time TOGETHERContinue reading
November 2020 handicap, due to Lockdown2 was entirely virtual, which meant we were …Continue reading
The October 2020 handicap was our 3rd ‘Explorer House or Anywhere’ handicap – as we are not all in EH regularly anymore, you can run 5k anywhere you like and include your time in the official results.Continue reading
Its not very often I go all fan-boy, but this deserves it.
Jo Miles PB coming into the handicap was 29:30, from January 2019. 5k round OS later and her new PB is 26:42, an improvement of 2:48. I think most of us would give up alcohol &/or cake &/or one of our less vital body organs to knock 2:48 off our handicap PB.Continue reading