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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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
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 […]