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Andy Yates Relives the Comrades Marathon – SJ Member Highlights

Andy Yates Relives the Comrades Marathon – SJ Member Highlights

So 18 years or so ago on my first trip to South Africa one of my wife’s Uncles told me about a crazy foot race from Durban to Pietermaritzburg, some 90km and lots of big hills. As a non runner at that time I think I commented on the craziness of such an under taking […]

Parkrun Profiles – #2 Hogmoor Inclosure

Parkrun Profiles – #2 Hogmoor Inclosure

Last week’s inaugural edition of Parkrun Profiles seem to go down pretty well. So, buoyed by the positive feedback, I continued my little parkrun tour, next stop being…. Hogmoor Inclosure (although you knew that already from the title) Last week almost felt too organised, getting there at 8:40am, having a relaxed journey, being prepared at […]

Weekly Run Down – 3rd – 9th June

Weekly Run Down – 3rd – 9th June

Endure 24 – Yes, it’s this weekend! How quickly has that come around?! People in teams must organise how they are setting up camp on Friday etc, to ensure everything runs smoothly. If there are any issues, or questions, please don’t hesitate to post on the Facebook page and ask for member’s advice, as there […]

Meet the Member – Nigel Evans Discusses Phoenix Marathons/Ultra Marathons

Meet the Member – Nigel Evans Discusses Phoenix Marathons/Ultra Marathons

As I’m sure you’ve seen through the Facebook group, Strava, and (hopefully) the various Weekly Run Downs on here, barely a day goes by where Nigel Evans isn’t running somewhere, usually doing a marathon/ultra marathon. This Meet the Member article focuses on Nigel and his Phoenix running endeavours, hopefully it can be of use to […]

Parkrun Profiles – #1 Dinton Pastures

Parkrun Profiles – #1 Dinton Pastures

Every Saturday at 9am, several SJ members, and thousands of runners nationwide, and even worldwide, take to their local parks and start their weekend off the right way, by running a 5k. Many of us decide to branch out and explore what other parkruns are around, both far and near. And that got me thinking…why […]

Weekly Run Down – 28th May – 2nd June

Weekly Run Down – 28th May – 2nd June

Running Weekend This year’s running takes place at Edgbarrow School/Sports Centre over the weekend of 22nd/23rd June. What is the running weekend I hear you say? The running weekend is a celebration of running, and includes a range of talks and workshops that will aid and support your development as a runner. It provides a […]