So that’s it, the 15 races of the Cornish Grand Prix Series 2017 are done and dusted! In true style, the series came to a close in Falmouth with the annual Mob Match. A record number of entries (600) added extra stress to the race team but everything ran smoothly, a great credit to all involved. The race is a 5 mile road race over an undulating course around Falmouth but despite not really being PB territory like Cubert, the inter-team rivalry means the pressure is really on
The final round in the 2017 Cornish Grand Prix Series, the Cornish Marathon is reputedly one of the hardest road marathons in the country and it certainly is a toughie. With 535m (1755 ft) of cumulative ascent over the 26.2 miles, the race is indeed a real test of physical and mental strength. Anyone who conquers it is therefore fully deserving of the gold plated medal they get around their neck on crossing the finish line.
November can bring all sorts of wild weather to the
The second race in the Westward League Cross Country season and the first in the Cornwall championships, this cross country race for the senior men involved 3 laps around the exposed playing fields of Newquay School. A gusty Arctic wind made the race much harder than it should have been, often blowing into your face impeding progress, or blowing across your face and making breathing difficult. At one point a brief shower blew in and we were hit with cold stinging rain in our