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PACE

abbreviation for POLICE AND CRIMINAL EVIDENCE Act.

PACE. A measure of length containing two feet and a half; the geometrical pace is five feet long. The common pace is the length of a step; the geometrical is the length of two steps, or the whole space passed over by the same foot from one step to another.

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If anyone wanted any evidence that Bedlington had the bottle to stay the pace in the Three Counties Northumberland League Premier Division championship race then their thrilling four-run win over Stocksfield last week should have provided ample proof.
The competition is hot, but if we keep playing like we have we can stay the pace.
Riding in an event for riders 50 years and over, Ives and Woodcock were the only two over-65s to stay the pace on a tough, hilly circuit.
John Beale's men held their own for large parts of a tight first half but failed to stay the pace as the Yorkshire side racked up 20 points after the interval.
This young Corkman, soon to be seen in Alexander alongside Colin Farrell, will achieve global success and stay the pace.
No matter how fatal the attraction is to look ever-youthful, just remember that winning fillies are those that stay the pace - not those which just look the part.
But if they can build on the positives and stay the pace for the full match then there could be some fireworks next week.
A FIRST-HALF brace from John Hill condemned Wycombe to their first home League defeat of the season and saw Blackpool stay the pace at the top of Division Two.
Derek Aitchison, Glasgow, said: "Anyone who thinks Hibs will stay the pace are kidding themselves on.
If we stay the pace we're going and get into the last round of games, I think we've a chance.
Mallinger and Barnes are two of the worst putters on the circuit and are begging to be opposed on an easy track where birdie chances must be converted to stay the pace.