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21st/22nd October – SJ Weekend Run Down

21st/22nd October – SJ Weekend Run Down

This weekend Storm Brian threatened to make running conditions tough for all but the cooler temperatures helped members enjoy some great performances. This week we’ll start like any good club run with announcements as we have some great club events coming up… The Weekend of Running is being held on Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th […]

Meet the Member – Martin Steadman completes 50 Parkruns

Meet the Member – Martin Steadman completes 50 Parkruns

Q) For members who don’t know you, tell us a bit about yourself? A) About 11 years ago I moved to this area after four years working in Silicon Valley. I’m still designing silicon chips but in the rather less sunny location of Bracknell. (Our image sensor chips mostly go into cameras for cars.) I’m […]

Good For Age – Phil Guy nails his target at the inaugural Birmingham Marathon

Good For Age – Phil Guy nails his target at the inaugural Birmingham Marathon

The first Birmingham marathon since 1989 started in Alexander Stadium, which will be the athletics track for the 2022 Commonwealth Games and where Mo Farah ran his last track race. Parking was very easy (£5 cash), got rid of the old £1 coins last day of legal tender. This was a big national event; first […]

Rock N Roll Lisbon Marathon – Alison Jones reports back

Rock N Roll Lisbon Marathon – Alison Jones reports back

I should have known the Lisbon marathon was not going to be easy when we had to queue for 45 minutes to get into the Expo to collect my number! My husband had been telling me the temperatures in Lisbon for the last couple of weeks so when he said, the week before we went […]

14th/15th October – SJ Weekend Run Down

14th/15th October – SJ Weekend Run Down

We’ll start the Run Down with some Wednesday night action at Handicap. As the end of the year gets closer members are giving it everything to make improvements and score those valuable points. Here’s the results on the night which saw Sharon Burfield knock a huge 1 minute 52 seconds off her previous best to […]

Meet the member – Janet Venables celebrates 150 parkruns

Meet the member – Janet Venables celebrates 150 parkruns

Q) For members who don’t know you tell us a bit about yourself? A) I live in Camberley with my husband Keith and this summer we celebrated our 40th wedding anniversary; Keith doesn’t run…he cooks my dinner while I shower and that is the secret of a happy, long running marriage! We have a grown-up […]

Wellesley Rushmoor 10k – Gareth Hopkins reports on his 1st 10k

Wellesley Rushmoor 10k – Gareth Hopkins reports on his 1st 10k

So here it goes…my first run report.  Apologies if I waffle on a bit.  I was excited/nervous about my first 10k run as I have only been running since the beginning of May, but I was also looking forward to pushing myself.  Running with the Tuesday Night Run Group has been a fantastic way in […]