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April 29th/30th – SJ Weekend Run Down

April 29th/30th – SJ Weekend Run Down

As the dust settled on a week celebrating members achievements at the Virgin Money London Marathon, there was still plenty of action to follow closer to home… On Saturday Parkrun Frimley Lodge saw the biggest number of members in action with fifteen running. Clive Rolfe was first to finish for the club in 19:21 followed […]

Southampton Half – Neil Praine reports back from the south coast where he rubbed shoulders with local royalty…

Southampton Half – Neil Praine reports back from the south coast where he rubbed shoulders with local royalty…

It always going to be difficult to follow in the footsteps of the superbly written London Marathon reports awash with a fabulous marriage proposal, toenails popping off mid run and the rubbing of shoulders with Princes Wills, Harry and Princess Kate. BUT, dear readers please stay with me here as I also met (harassed) a […]

Tracy Buck shows that persistence will get you to the finish line (as well as the start line) in London 

Tracy Buck shows that persistence will get you to the finish line (as well as the start line) in London 

Grab some Prosecco and let me take you on a four year VLM journey…….!The god of Marathons is a mean bugger, the god of the London Marathon is even meaner! I battled for 4 years to even get to the VLM start line, what started as something to celebrate my 40th birthday ended up after […]

Virgin London Marathon Consolidated Results and Highlights

Virgin London Marathon Consolidated Results and Highlights

Incredible day at the 2017 London Marathon. We had 39 members running, a huge team marshaling the finish and many more on course offering support. We’ve got a summary of every members’ achievement below, a quote from many on their experience and links to full reports just in case you have missed any… Helen Antram […]

The London Marathon from the other side – Claire Hobson shares what it is like to welcome 39,000 runners across the finish line

The London Marathon from the other side – Claire Hobson shares what it is like to welcome 39,000 runners across the finish line

For a group of us not running the 26.2 miles through the streets of our capital city, Sunday 23rd April was a big day too as we eagerly awaited just the other side of finish line to greet all the runners in various roles. We too have an early start – my alarm went off […]

Caroline Cutliffe takes us into right into the heart of the VMLM 2017 and numerous renditions of Sweet Caroline

Caroline Cutliffe takes us into right into the heart of the VMLM 2017 and numerous renditions of Sweet Caroline

London Marathon – Reporting from the Red start, pen 9 (back of the bus)!!  With a rhino, a fridge freezer and a very large pink nurse!!!! A happy start at Blackheath with a great group of Sandhurst Joggers all hanging out to see who would put their baggage in last before we headed off to […]

Caroline Stuart battles through the pain barrier to claim her marathon PB at London

“Marshaling the London Marathon is always a fantastic experience”- that’s what I said last year after a very long but amazing day. When I got home I received that dreaded question “Did you put your name in the ballot?” Of course I had but I wouldn’t get in so no need to worry about that. […]