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SJ Weekend Run Down – February 25th/26th

SJ Weekend Run Down – February 25th/26th

The final weekend in February, just a few weeks until the clocks change and we start to see some daylight at the start of evening club runs. This weekend saw a diverse range of events and some fantastic performances and achievements. Starting with Parkrun, At Frimley Lodge Georgina King recorded her best time ever with […]

Hampton Court Half Marathon – SJ Dynamic Duo Heidi & Alice smash it

Hampton Court Half Marathon – SJ Dynamic Duo Heidi & Alice smash it

The day had arrived – my 4th half marathon and first one outside of my University town of Cardiff. The flat scenic route around Thames Ditton, with perfect weather conditions, made me excited to tackle the distance again. I think Alice was just wondering why we were up early on a Sunday…! The pre-race preparations […]

Bramley 20 – Andrew Brook’s View from near the front of the pack

Bramley 20 – Andrew Brook’s View from near the front of the pack

My plan for 2017 is to attempt a marathon for the first time, so I thought the Bramley 20 would be a great opportunity to see if I could in fact complete 20 miles and also whether I felt I could go on and complete a further 6 miles at the end of it. My […]

SJ Weekend Run Down – February 18th/19th

SJ Weekend Run Down – February 18th/19th

Another busy weekend for Sandhurst Joggers and we haven’t even got beyond February. First up the Run For Chocolate Series visited Windsor on Saturday and a big contingent of SJs including many graduates of the Pure Beginner programme took on the two distances on offer. Louise Heginbotham, Angela Foker, Laurie Foker, Ros Cosgreave, Claire Chase and […]

Portsmouth Coastal Half Marathon – a scenic pan-flat course with ‘varied’ ground conditions… and wind! Lisa Hale reports

Portsmouth Coastal Half Marathon – a scenic pan-flat course with ‘varied’ ground conditions… and wind! Lisa Hale reports

So I discovered this race a few years ago, while looking to fill the gap in January and February where there were very few marathons about!  Since being dragged down to Bognor for day trips in the Christmas holidays as a child by my hardy parents…I’ve always quite enjoyed the bleakness of the coast in […]

Hilly trail fun at The Punchbowl Marathon – report by Richard Boese

Hilly trail fun at The Punchbowl Marathon – report by Richard Boese

This Sunday could have been set aside for a London training plan long slow run round Sandhurst, Camberley and Crowthorne or wherever 20 miles of street pounding would take me, but instead I booked myself in for some hilly trail fun at the Punchbowl marathon. This is one of the Long Distance Walkers Association’s challenge […]

SJ Weekend Round-up – February 11th/12th

SJ Weekend Round-up – February 11th/12th

Another wet and muddy Saturday, not to mention a cold one still saw plenty of Parkrun action. At Frimley Lodge we had sixteen SJs in action with Clive Rolfe first to finish recording a 2017 best of  19:31. Chris Szabo-Hemmings was the solo member at Rushmoor as he warmed up for the Wokingham Half Marathon […]