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28th/29th October – SJ Weekend Run Down

28th/29th October – SJ Weekend Run Down

On Friday Richard Boese took part in another Phoenix Running event with the ‘I’ll be back’ Terminator Marathon at Nonsuch Park, Cheam. He completed the 26.2 miles in 5:14:22 and enjoyed a great day at a nice park with a top cafe. Iain McCready completed the Jedburgh Three Peaks Ultra on Saturday, an epic 62.3km […]

Tracy Robinson tells of her favourite race – The GSR

Tracy Robinson tells of her favourite race – The GSR

Having not run before, the Great South run was the first event I signed up for in 2010. Ever since then I’ve been hooked and have entered every year since (apart from one when I had a dodgy knee). This is definitely my favourite race and I’d also say my favourite distance. We arrived in good […]

Stuart Mayes has everything you need to know about the Great South Run

Stuart Mayes has everything you need to know about the Great South Run

On Sunday 23rd Oct, 16.5K runners took part in the 10 mile Great South Run.  This was my first big running event so I arrived with the normal self-doubts/questions such as:- 1.  Which carpark should I use. The big one next to the start, the ‘park and ride’ or one of the other ones? 2.  […]

Atlantic Coast Challenge – Patrick Wadsworth shares his experience from this 3 day Ultra

Atlantic Coast Challenge – Patrick Wadsworth shares his experience from this 3 day Ultra

I signed up for Atlantic Coast Challenge this year having completed the Dorset coast equivalent last year. Organised by Votwo (pronounced Vot wooo by those not realising it should be VO2!) Three days of running along the South West Coast path between Trevose Head and Land’s End. The event is based at a holiday camp […]

Great South Run – Natalie Pollard reports

Great South Run – Natalie Pollard reports

So here I was on the start line with my two best friends… how on earth did I end up here? After entering a couple of 10k races last year I was after a challenge, a fellow SJ suggested I do a longer run and raise money for Phyllis Tuckwell who looked after and cared […]

Fleet 10k – Kirsty Kent tells of her first race as a SJ

Fleet 10k – Kirsty Kent tells of her first race as a SJ

After my first interval training session with Sandhurst Joggers I was given the idea about running the Fleet 10k. Jenny Robinson mentioned that it was her PB course and I have been wanting to beat my Frimley 10k time for a few months so I thought this was the perfect opportunity. After going home and […]

Great South Run – Lucy Murphy reports

Great South Run – Lucy Murphy reports

The Great South Run….it’s called GREAT for many reasons!! Was it on or off? Was storm Brian going to get the better of the organisers?!! It was an anxious couple of days where I was obsessing over checking my emails hourly but thankfully Brian blew through on the Saturday which meant we were good to go […]