Achievements

Meet the Member – Leon Hicks completes his 100th Parkrun

Meet the Member – Leon Hicks completes his 100th Parkrun

Q) For members who don’t know you, tell us a bit about yourself? A) I’m a middle aged man with a bad addiction. I don’t think of my self as a runner as I’m not quick. Last year I completed my first challenge of 52 marathons in 52 weeks and ended up doing 57 in […]

Meet the Member – Harvey Young completes 50 Parkruns

Q) For members who don’t know you, tell us how and when you got into running? A) My running started back in April 2016 as I`d noticed how my weight had gotten a bit on the wrong side of healthy and decided to do something about it and after a few weeks “training ” I […]

Great South Run – Natalie Pollard reports

Great South Run – Natalie Pollard reports

So here I was on the start line with my two best friends… how on earth did I end up here? After entering a couple of 10k races last year I was after a challenge, a fellow SJ suggested I do a longer run and raise money for Phyllis Tuckwell who looked after and cared […]

Great South Run – Lucy Murphy reports

Great South Run – Lucy Murphy reports

The Great South Run….it’s called GREAT for many reasons!! Was it on or off? Was storm Brian going to get the better of the organisers?!! It was an anxious couple of days where I was obsessing over checking my emails hourly but thankfully Brian blew through on the Saturday which meant we were good to go […]

Meet the Member – Martin Steadman completes 50 Parkruns

Meet the Member – Martin Steadman completes 50 Parkruns

Q) For members who don’t know you, tell us a bit about yourself? A) About 11 years ago I moved to this area after four years working in Silicon Valley. I’m still designing silicon chips but in the rather less sunny location of Bracknell. (Our image sensor chips mostly go into cameras for cars.) I’m […]

Meet the member – Janet Venables celebrates 150 parkruns

Meet the member – Janet Venables celebrates 150 parkruns

Q) For members who don’t know you tell us a bit about yourself? A) I live in Camberley with my husband Keith and this summer we celebrated our 40th wedding anniversary; Keith doesn’t run…he cooks my dinner while I shower and that is the secret of a happy, long running marriage! We have a grown-up […]

Basingstoke Half – Jacqueline Hudson reports back from a great event made better by friends…

After completing my first half in May 17, I vowed to never do one again (but with a lot more swear words!) Not even a week later, I was signed up to the Basingstoke Half. The real challenge was then to rope my friends in too! But eventually with a lot of persuasion (some more […]