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Winchester Half – Jackie Kent reports back from the Winchester Half

Winchester Half – Jackie Kent reports back from the Winchester Half

An old college friend of mine, Sam, took up running earlier this year having not done much exercise for a good few years. After reaching 5K she chose Winchester half marathon as her big target race and gave herself six months to train for it. As the race got closer, she started getting a little […]

Shine Marathon – Lou Turner tells of her tale on the streets of London

Shine Marathon – Lou Turner tells of her tale on the streets of London

On Saturday 22nd September I took part in the Shine marathon in London. This is a night time walking marathon that starts at Southwark park, Bermondsey and ended at the Old Billingsgate market in the city. I was in the last group to set off and left Southwark park at 22:30, they stagger it and […]

Loch Ness Marathon – Leon Hicks shares why its his favourite marathon

Loch Ness Marathon – Leon Hicks shares why its his favourite marathon

It’s been a while since my last update and that’s due to not running many miles since my 100th in April. Probably only about 150 miles. My journey to this year’s Loch Ness Marathon started at 7.55pm on Friday evening when I was collected and driven… yes driven… to Manchester where I stayed overnight and […]

Loch Ness Marathon – Alison Jones reports back from the Scottish Highlands

Loch Ness Marathon – Alison Jones reports back from the Scottish Highlands

The tag line for the Loch Ness Marathon is “If you are going to put yourself through Hell, you might as well do it in Heaven” that sums up the Loch Ness Marathon. Inverness is the Capital City of the Highlands of Scotland and this is where Loch Ness and the mythical monster are to […]

Berlin Marathon – Patrick Wadsworth reports back from his latest marathon major

Berlin Marathon – Patrick Wadsworth reports back from his latest marathon major

An easy early morning flight to Berlin and onto the bus to the centre of the city.  All going well until a car decided to side swipe the bus and we had to get off the bus and transfer to the next one – luckily it was pretty obvious what was happening and no need […]

SJ Weekend Run Down – September 22nd/22rd

SJ Weekend Run Down – September 22nd/22rd

Wow. Another really busy week for club members. Great turnouts for club runs, lots of parkrun action on Saturday and a wide reaching and diverse range of events on Sunday. Friday evening saw the biggest turnout of the year for Track training as members gear up for winter gains. This week was the Cooper test, […]

Andover Foodbank Lakerun 10k – debutant Sarah Jones reports

Andover Foodbank Lakerun 10k – debutant Sarah Jones reports

I was nervous for this race at it was my first 10k but I knew that the money raised in this race will go towards a worthy cause which helped me somewhat with the nerves! Arriving at the race was easy enough car wise and no need to register as the details/number is sent in […]