Achievements

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 […]

Surrey Tops 50 miler – Richard Boese reports back from this epic

Surrey Tops 50 miler – Richard Boese reports back from this epic

The Surrey Tops is a Long Distance Walkers Association 50 mile event organised by the Surrey Group.  I have done a few LDWA events and they are well run and cheap to enter, especially if you become a member (£6 for a 30 mile event, £21 for the 50 mile Surrey Tops).  The Surrey Tops […]

Meet the Chairman – Richard Boese reaches the 350 Parkrun milestone

Meet the Chairman – Richard Boese reaches the 350 Parkrun milestone

Q) For members who don’t know you, tell us a bit about yourself? A) I turned 50 a year ago and I’m married with two kids, a girl and a boy both now at Edgbarrow school in Crowthorne. I’ve lived in Sandhurst for over 10 years and Reading before that after moving down from Leeds […]

Meet the Member – Jon Payne completes his 100th Parkrun

Meet the Member – Jon Payne completes his 100th Parkrun

Back in August SJ returnee Jon Payne reached a Parkrun milestone as completed his century. As he’s now back in the Sandhurst fold let’s find out a bit more about him and his running… Q) For members who don’t know you, tell us a bit about yourself? A) Some members may remember me as I […]

Meet the Member – Stuart Overhill completes 150 Parkruns

Meet the Member – Stuart Overhill completes 150 Parkruns

Q) For members who don’t know you, tell us a bit about yourself? A) I am in my late 30s working in the NHS as a HR Manager. I am Portsmouth FC fan and enjoy road cycling and playing football on a weekly basis with colleagues from work. I have been a member of Sandhurst […]

New Forest Marathon – Andrew Brooks reports on his first (and last) 26.2 miles

New Forest Marathon – Andrew Brooks reports on his first (and last) 26.2 miles

Following a decent performance at the Farnborough half marathon and Bramley 20 early in 2017, I took the decision to undertake a marathon for the first time whilst I was still fit and injury free (I had back surgery 2 years ago and I’m not getting any younger). The New Forest Marathon caught my eye […]