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Richmond Half – Lisa Hale looks further afield for an alternative Half

Richmond Half – Lisa Hale looks further afield for an alternative Half

Wokingham half marathon, the must do half for Feb….fast, flat and excellent PB opportunities! So being million miles off of PB form at the moment… I decided to avoid.  Compounded by the fact that I’m not a fan of the course generally and my last experience involved an embarrassing ‘forgetting where the car was parked’ […]

24th/25th February – SJ Weekend Run Down

24th/25th February – SJ Weekend Run Down

This week’s focus event was our Pacing Takeover at Parkrun Frimley. We provided pacers to cover every minute from 21 to 40 minutes with other members joining to provide even more encouragement to the Frimley Lodge runners. In total twenty-nine Sandhurst Joggers ran with Neil Praine and Gareth Hopkins sharing the accuracy kudos with both running […]

Wokingham Half Marathon – Members’ Highlights

Wokingham Half Marathon – Members’ Highlights

With so many members running last weekend’s Wokingham Half Marathon rather than get full reports from a selection of members we decided to include highlights from as many members as possible getting some insight into their experiences and how they rated the event…. Paul Biggs finished in 1:38:04 – “Wokingham Half 2017 was all the […]

Punchbowl Marathon – 30 miles with Richard Boese

Punchbowl Marathon – 30 miles with Richard Boese

The Punchbowl Marathon is another of LDWA Surrey group’s challenge events. So, similar to last month’s Winter Tanners it’s either 20 or 30 miles of cross country trail following written route instructions with checkpoints at around 7 to 11 mile intervals. Unlike Winter Tanners the Punchbowl route is the same each year, and it’s more of […]

Valentines 10k – Was love in the air at this Chessington based event? Stuart Overall spills the beans…

Valentines 10k – Was love in the air at this Chessington based event? Stuart Overall spills the beans…

Having watched the updates on Max Woods unbelievable 100 mile adventure I woke up Sunday morning thankful that I was only racing 10K and only needing to travel 40 minutes away! The Valentines 10K is organised by 26.2 Road Runners club based in Surbiton. It’s fairly low key event with about 500 entrants, parking is […]

Bramley 20 – Paul Biggs shares more on the classic spring marathon training race

Bramley 20 – Paul Biggs shares more on the classic spring marathon training race

Zombie Apocalypse ? Dawn broke on Sunday the 11th of February with cold clear skies over Hampshire. The normally sleepy village of Bramley awoke and drew its curtains to the sight of shuffling, stretching, yawning blank eyed wraiths making their way to the centre of town. ….no not the zombie apocalypse always feared by good townsfolk, but […]

10th/11th February – SJ Weekend Run Down

10th/11th February – SJ Weekend Run Down

2018 is getting busy with a diverse range of events being contested by members and lots of training runs as Spring targets loom into view. First, a quick look back at last year as entries for the 2017 Sandhurst Joggers Club Championships have opened so its time to dig through all your performances from last […]