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27th/28th October – SJ Weekend Run Down

27th/28th October – SJ Weekend Run Down

Announcements London, Edinburgh and Bournemouth Marathon Draws If you have been unsuccessful in the London Marathon ballot, you still have an opportunity to get a VLM place through the Club Draw. Also, like last year, we have a place available for the Edinburgh Marathon, and new to this year, a place at Bournemouth Marathon. If you want to put your name in […]

Great South Run – SJ Members’ Highlights

Great South Run – SJ Members’ Highlights

Patrick Wadsworth ‘I had planned on running the GSR with a friend but they were injured so plans for the run changed.  Wayne kindly drove me down and we enjoyed the sunshine on the walk to the start area but didn’t see any other SJs in any of the cafes we looked in. Well organised start […]

Fleet 10k – SJ Members’ Highlights

Fleet 10k – SJ Members’ Highlights

Dave O’Toole ‘Sunday started  with glorious weather which proved perfect for the Fleet 10k. I have been competing in the 10k now for numious years in fact probably more that 30/40 years, the race is called the (Peter Driver Memorial 10k) and it used to be held at Tweseldown racecourse.  The 10k has now progressed to Fleet […]

Can’t Stop The Running – Mark Neve completes back to back marathon’s with the help of David Guetta

Can’t Stop The Running – Mark Neve completes back to back marathon’s with the help of David Guetta

I’m not quite sure what possessed me to sign up for Saturn Running’s back to back marathons, other than to quote The Cranberries album, “everybody else is doing it so why can’t we” and maybe a need to see what if? Most of the marathon runners I spend time around at Saturn and Phoenix events […]

Amy Gates tells of her first time at the GSR and her first 10 miler

Amy Gates tells of her first time at the GSR and her first 10 miler

It was my first GSR, and my first 10 mile race. I was running in memory of my sister, who had lost her fight against cancer 10 years ago on 21st October, I’d decided to raise money for the Sebastian Action Trust and the sponsorship money had flooded in. I was up early on the […]

More GSR action from Stuart Mayes, Shark man and some Duracell Bunnies

More GSR action from Stuart Mayes, Shark man and some Duracell Bunnies

Last year, I ran my first GSR and in fact, my first 10 mile race. I was so impressed with the big event buzz, that I signed up for the 2018 event, 1 day after the 2017 run. Read about Stuarts 2017 race here For me, race day conditions were perfect. In 2017, the tail end […]

Great South Run – Tamzin Evershed dances her way through a brilliant 10 miles

Great South Run – Tamzin Evershed dances her way through a brilliant 10 miles

My first foray into running as an, ahem, “older” lady was five years ago when I trained from semi-couch potato to half marathon in a few months. I did it alone with a BUPA training plan and running wasn’t yet a part of my life. It was a work team thing and I got round […]