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Edinburgh Marathon – Karen Gill reports back from her 2nd marathon

Edinburgh Marathon – Karen Gill reports back from her 2nd marathon

My Edinburgh Marathon Story. It was the ‘sorry’ magazine I got for London last year that made me apply for this. A little leaflet tucked inside, saying guaranteed place, so I applied. My second marathon. Christmas came and the training programme began. Run, gym, rest, etc, regular massages and before I knew, it was here. […]

Edinburgh Marathon – Sharon Burfield tells of her adventure in Scotland

Edinburgh Marathon – Sharon Burfield tells of her adventure in Scotland

When Alison Jones suggested running the Edinburgh marathon, I jumped at the chance!  We planned our flights, and Alison booked the accommodation.  In the meantime, I became injured, and then ran London.  After some physiotherapy and a few visits to a sports podiatrist, I was back to training properly, in preparation for Edinburgh… In the […]

Nigel Evans shares more on his Triple Event weekend

Nigel Evans shares more on his Triple Event weekend

Saturday 26th May – Event 1- The Phoenix  Pop Up  Marathon: They say variety is the spice of life and so it turned out this for me this  May bank holiday having entered 3 events ranging from 1 mile to a full Marathon. Having completed the Phoenix Running “ Leon” Marathon in April and loving […]

Dorchester Marathon – Richard Boese reports

Dorchester Marathon – Richard Boese reports

Dorchester Marathon is an unusual thing for a White Star Running event in that it is almost entirely on road, rather than trails, however the signature White Star event elements are all there, including camping for the weekend, on site food, booze and entertainment and excellent aid stations out on the course. The race was […]

26th/27th May – SJ Weekend Run Down

26th/27th May – SJ Weekend Run Down

Tuesday evening saw the spectacle of more than seventy members participating in the SJ Pairs Relay, a brilliant event that brings together a diverse range of members to team up and run faster than they normally do! Huge thanks to Wayne, Graham, Dave and the other helpers for putting on a great event.     […]

Westminster Mile – John King reports back from The Mall

Westminster Mile – John King reports back from The Mall

On Sunday, I managed to persuade my wife to take me to Woking train station to get me to Waterloo for the Vitality Westminster Mile.  This ensured that I was able to get to Green Park in loads of time for wave 1 at 9:30am.  Alright I did get there far too early but I […]

19th/20th May – SJ Weekend Run Down

19th/20th May – SJ Weekend Run Down

Wow, another massive weekend of SJ related running to report on. Strap yourself in… Wednesday saw the first of the Woodland 5 events held in Crowthorne Woods and yes it includes ‘That’ hill! Conditions were perfect; dry, temperate temperatures with a light breeze and seventeen members ran. Remember that there are still two more events […]