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Portsmouth Coastal Marathon – Alison Jones reports

Portsmouth Coastal Marathon – Alison Jones reports

  I decided to enter this marathon rather than run over 20 miles on my own, another added bonus was that it was multi-terrain, which suited my training requirements and would allow me to try drinking on the go in preparation for 2 Ultra‚Äôs I have signed up for in 2018 (what was I thinking). […]

16th/17th December – SJ Weekend Run Down

16th/17th December – SJ Weekend Run Down

Wednesday night saw the conclusion of the Annual Handicap competition and an exciting night with a super tight leaderboard plus some new members and injury returnees posting big improvements. As a result the big scores on the night were taken by new participants which left the top three unchanged with Martin Steadman taking the title […]

Meet the Member – Leon Hicks completes his 100th Parkrun

Meet the Member – Leon Hicks completes his 100th Parkrun

Q) For members who don’t know you, tell us a bit about yourself? A) I’m a middle aged man with a bad addiction. I don’t think of my self as a runner as I’m not quick. Last year I completed my first challenge of 52 marathons in 52 weeks and ended up doing 57 in […]

9th/10th December – SJ Weekend Run Down

9th/10th December – SJ Weekend Run Down

The British weather threw everything at us this week with wind, rain, sleet and ice all conspiring to challenge even the hardiest of runners. But SJs proved they were a match for the inclement conditions as big numbers turned up for runs and races. We’ll start with a social event which celebrated two very important […]

The Jigsaw Run 10k – Alurie Dutton adds another 10k to her achievements

The Jigsaw Run 10k – Alurie Dutton adds another 10k to her achievements

Sunday dawned a bright, sunny morning. Just right for a 10k. This time the Jigsaw Run at Dunsfold aerodrome. It was the final race of the Surrey series and allegedly fast and flat not that I was really bothered by the fast bit but flat was very appealing. We arrived early and collected our race […]