Archive | September 2017
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What a weekend I’ve had, traveling up to Loch Ness for the best marathon I have done, this being my 4th time. Left home at 8pm for the little four and a bit hour drive to Manchester where I stayed at a friends house arriving just after midnight. Then up at 6am and back in […]
The Surrey Tops is a Long Distance Walkers Association 50 mile event organised by the Surrey Group. I have done a few LDWA events and they are well run and cheap to enter, especially if you become a member (£6 for a 30 mile event, £21 for the 50 mile Surrey Tops). The Surrey Tops […]
Saturday saw Patrick Wadsworth take on the Guts Ultra, a 59km run along riverside trails, urban landscapes and forest trails that took participants from south London to Guildford. The event was held to support a charity aiming to fight bowel cancer. Patrick was one of only forty five finishers, completing the course in 7:32:14 for […]
About two years ago while training for marathons Paul Biggs mentioned that he had found a leaflet online about the Round Bracknell Ramblers route which was 26 miles long. We thought it would make a good training run and ran it one evening with Newton. We were surprised how good the scenery was so close […]
It was 7am on Sunday 17th September and my friend Kirsty (also a Sandhurst Jogger) and I were heading off to run our first half marathon since we started running together and since joining Sandhurst Joggers a few months ago. It was during this journey that we hit our first hurdle – the M3 was […]