Archive | September 2018

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Meet the Member – Louisa Enriquez completes 50 parkruns

Meet the Member – Louisa Enriquez completes 50 parkruns

Q) For members who don’t know you, tell us a bit about yourself? A) I used to live on a tropical island in malaysia ‘working’ as a scuba diving instructor. Now the only fish I get to see are those in the form of fish fingers that I feed my 3 girls after a long […]

Jacq Hudson reports back from the Meon Valley Express Half Marathon

Jacq Hudson reports back from the Meon Valley Express Half Marathon

In a bid to complete my half a month challenge I booked the Meon Valley Express half, Wickham. I had been looking forward to the race from the moment I entered as I have two little boys and have had to endure hours of Thomas The Tank Engine torture, train spotting, and going on many […]

SJ Weekend Run Down – September 15th/16th

SJ Weekend Run Down – September 15th/16th

Another very busy week of running and racing. Wednesday saw the September Handicap and if you missed the results these can be found here Starting at Parkrun Frimley Lodge we had Stuart Mayes celebrating his 100th parkrun and he was joined by fourteen other members. Alison Bone recorded a PB with 29:51 while Natasha O’Toole, Janet […]

New Forest Marathon & 10k – SJ Members’ Highlights

New Forest Marathon & 10k – SJ Members’ Highlights

Andy Yates – “New Forest Marathon 2018: based in New Forest Showground in Brockenhurst, a great event offering several distances up to the Marathon. Very well organised and extremely friendly staff team and billed as a multi terrain event, I’d say 80% gravel trail 20% road; a really lovely course taking in the heathland, woods […]

Blanche Barnes reports back from the Bacchus Half Marathon – 13.1 miles with a twist

Blanche Barnes reports back from the Bacchus Half Marathon – 13.1 miles with a twist

My 3rd half marathon, but my first (though possibly not my last) in a vineyard – dressed as a fairy. The whole thing was pleasantly surreal – running through a beautiful rural setting, singing Grease tunes with Tbirds and Pink Ladies, surrounded by cavemen, bumblebees, robbers, Wonderwomen & Batmen, and obviously some human grapes. And […]

Great North Run – SJ Members’ Highlights

Great North Run – SJ Members’ Highlights

Angela Harper – “Loved it! Brilliant atmosphere” – click here to read Angie’s full report Mark Neve – “The crowds were fantastic all the way round the course offering support to all the runners. It was really good to see The Red Arrows as they did several fly overs for us. My sister struggled with some […]

Mark Neve’s report from the GNR… in English

Mark Neve’s report from the GNR… in English

I was looking forward to the Great North Run as I was running with my sister and we were raising money for the local hospital where I grew up and all but my nuclear family still live. My sister only really runs short distances so this was a big step up for her and she […]