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24th/25th June – SJ Weekend Run Down

24th/25th June – SJ Weekend Run Down

More sunshine and more long evenings for running plus a mixed bag of conditions at the weekend where the cooler temperatures helped… On the hottest day of the summer (and likely of recent summers) six members tackled a stiflingly oppressive course around Swinley Forest for BFR’s Forest Five race. Graham Robinson won overall finishing in […]

Beat the Boat – Madeleine Duncan-Booth reports back from this new event

Beat the Boat – Madeleine Duncan-Booth reports back from this new event

This is a new race hosted by Datchett Dashers and Runface. A 10k race in Windsor where they also set off 3 different boats to try and beat in 40, 50 and 60 minutes. The race had 600 entries which filled up quickly, you could also book a place on the boat as a spectator […]

Meet the member – Dave O’Toole

Meet the member – Dave O’Toole

We’re having a run of Parkrun milestones with a recent trio of centuries completed. It’s providing a great opportunity to find out more about some of our members. Last weekend Dave O’Toole reached his 150th so let’s find out more about him… Q) For members who don’t know you, tell us a bit about yourself? […]

The Women Can Marathon – Heidi Zymela reports back from her first marathon on a super tough Devon course

The Women Can Marathon – Heidi Zymela reports back from her first marathon on a super tough Devon course

Ever since I ran my first half marathon, the immediate question people asked was “so when is the full?” So when my best friend mentioned she was going to sign up for a marathon, it took me less than a minute to decide I was going to do it too. The race she had picked […]

Guernsey half marathon – Jackie Kent reports…

Guernsey half marathon – Jackie Kent reports…

As well as being Fathers Day, June 18th was also the date of Guernsey’s only half marathon of the year, the Dairy Milk run half marathon. Not to be confused with the Cadbury’s chocolate bar, there is a comma in the middle making it the Guernsey Dairy, milk run half marathon, as in sponsored by […]

June 17th/18th – SJ Weekend Run Down

June 17th/18th – SJ Weekend Run Down

Summers evenings… and more importantly very sunny evenings have encouraged members out for the multitude of weekday events plus a fair few weekend events even though I thought it was going to be a quiet one… Gavin Loader continued his superb run of form with 4th position overall at the second Woodland 5 on the […]

Meet the member – Nigel Evans

Meet the member – Nigel Evans

Remember that romantic tale of heroism from the London Marathon as Nigel Evans battled through 25 miles with a bad back to reach his partner Liz, lift her over the barriers and propose as Orinocco the Wobble ran past… well he’s back and the engagement seems to be going well as he celebrated two Parkrun […]