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27th/28th January – SJ Weekend Run Down

27th/28th January – SJ Weekend Run Down

This week the club volunteered to provide pacers for Parkrun Bracknell and in a show of strength we covered a multitude of times from 22 to 44 minutes ensuring that all abilities were supported. Across the board we had great accuracy with most pacers finishing within ten seconds of their target times. Charlie St Aubyn […]

Bracknell Parkrun pacing preview plus a few tips

Bracknell Parkrun pacing preview plus a few tips

Saturday 27th January sees Sandhurst Joggers provide pacers at Bracknell Parkrun. We’ll have members pacing times from 22 to 44 minutes. It will be a great morning for the club, giving back to the local community and providing an opportunity for local runners to see what a friendly club we are with members of all […]

Farnborough Half Marathon – Jim Laidlaw reports back from the Farnborough Freezer

Farnborough Half Marathon – Jim Laidlaw reports back from the Farnborough Freezer

After enjoying this event massively last year posting my best half marathon to date. I just had the enter this race again. In fact I entered it sooo early that 2:09 sent out a discount code 4 days later as a welcome to returning runners.  I didn’t get the discount but after a little bit […]

James Ratcliffe ‘goes long’ at the Farnborough Half Marathon for a good cause

James Ratcliffe ‘goes long’ at the Farnborough Half Marathon for a good cause

As many Sandhurst Joggers know I like my short races, and some joke that 10 miles is no man’s land in running terms for me – However in mid-December Lee Burrows asked if I would run for the charity that was being set up in memory of his daughter Stacy and friend her Lucy, I […]

20th/21st January – SJ Weekend Run Down

20th/21st January – SJ Weekend Run Down

The shortest day is a fading memory, the sky isn’t completely black at 5pm as the ‘official’ working day ends… summer is on the way. Or maybe not as winter hit back with a vengeance this weekend with rain, sleet and snow. Hardly ideal running conditions but lots of members were in action in a […]

13th/14th January – SJ Weekend Run Down

13th/14th January – SJ Weekend Run Down

The Christmas tree is down and the festive season fades into distant memory and already we are sprinting headlong into 2018 as the first Wednesday night Handicap was held last Wednesday. Thirty five runners completed the two lap four mile course around Crowthorne which includes the tribulation that is School Hill, which is the highest […]

Meet the Member – Helen Vizard completes 100 Parkruns

Meet the Member – Helen Vizard completes 100 Parkruns

To complete 100 Parkuns requires at least two years of consistent Saturday morning running. That is a lot of commitment! Let’s meet Helen Vizard who completed her Parkrun century over Christmas… Q) For members who don’t know you, tell us a bit about yourself? A) I started running in January 2014 after my friend Claire […]