Summer Handicap 2019 Race 1

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The 2019 Club Summer Handicap series kicked off in fine style on Wednesday 3 April. On an evening more like Winter than Spring a record 107 members and guests took off round the familiar circular course starting and finishing in … Continued

Summer Handicap 2018 Race 6

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The volunteers manning the finish at the final race in the Club’s summer handicap series on Wednesday 5 September really had their work cut out in handling the bumper field of 101 members and guests. First home was Tony Hughes followed in second … Continued

Summer Handicap 2018 Race 5

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The penultimate race in the Club’s summer handicap series on Wednesday 1 August attracted 73 members and guests. Louise Slater was first home for Northbrook and recently joined Raghbir Sangha was first Northbrook man to cross the line. After Race 5 Helen Morris has … Continued

Summer Handicap 2018 Race 4

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The Club’s summer handicap series maintains its popularity with Race 4 on Wednesday 4 July attracting 86 members and guests. First home and scoring maximum points in the women’s table was Karen Brewster, the men’s top points scorer was third home Dennis Gokayden. After … Continued

Summer Handicap 2018 Race 2

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It was another chilly night for Race 2 of the 2018 Club Summer Handicap series on Wednesday 3 May which saw another record field of 88 members and guests. Good work by the handicapper meant the timekeepers were kept on their toes … Continued

Summer Handicap 2018 Race 1

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After establishling who ran as members and who ran as guests corrected results for the 2018 Club Summer Handicap on Wednesday 4 April are published. Ros Myers was first Northbrook member home, winning the women’s prize. Rory Anderson in 4th place was … Continued

Summer Handicap 2018 Race 1

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The 2018 Club Summer Handicap series kicked off on Wednesday 4 April. On a chilly night the circular anti-clockwise course starting and finishing in Butt Lane, familiar to Club regulars, provided an interesting challenge to some of the newer members … Continued

Summer Handicap 2018 Intro

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The 2018 Club Summer Handicap series kicks off on Wednesday 4 April using the familiar, circular anti-clockwise course starting and finishing in Butt Lane. Whatever your pace the handicap system gives you a chance to reach the top of the table. Don’t … Continued

Summer Handicap 2017 Race 6

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A distinctly Autumnal evening greeted the runners gathered for the sixth and final Club Handicap on 6 September and, despite the fading light that accompanied the backmarkers, all 80 members and guests made it safely to the finish. Craig Murray was the … Continued

Summer Handicap 2017 Race 5

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Race 5 on 2 August set off in light rain, but the later starters had more persistent rain to deal with. Nevertheless 72 members and guests took part and newcomer Sarah Boot was first home for Northbrook with Denis Gokaydin close behind … Continued

Summer Handicap 2017 Race 4

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Turnout reached record numbers when 83 members and guests ran the fourth race of the series on 5 July. Richard Hands was first home and scored maximum points for the men, whilst Gemma Ross scored maximum points in the women’s … Continued

Summer Handicap 2017 Race 3

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Turnout continued to be strong for the third race of the series on 7 June, where first home Gemma Ross scored maximum points on her first appearance this season. In the men’s race Fraser Barrett gained maximum points for his 3rd race position. … Continued

Summer Handicap 2017 Race 2

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There was another big turnout for the second race of the series on 3 May with 78 members and guests taking part. In his debut handicap appearance Rory McPheators stormed round the 5km course in 16m29s, but first home was Emma Boyle who gained … Continued

Summer Handicap 2017 Race 1

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The first race of the 2017 series on 5 April saw a record turnout of 83 members and guests competing over the 5km course. First home in the opening race was Katherine Plunkett followed by Nigel McCann, finishing in 2nd place. Both were beaten … Continued

Summer Handicap 2017 Intro

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The Club’s Summer Handicap Series comprises six races, staged on the first Wednesday of each month from April through to September. It it a hugely popular fixture both for Club regulars and for guests. The first race in the 2017 … Continued