Race Reports

The hills are alive with the sound of Pilgrims! SJ members take on the Farnham Pilgrim marathon

The hills are alive with the sound of Pilgrims! SJ members take on the Farnham Pilgrim marathon

One of the more popular local running events took place on Sunday 8th September, the Farnham Pilgrims half marathon/marathon. A very picturesque route takes you through the Surrey Hills, with various members recapping their experiences below…. Lisa Hale – “2019 was my 8th running of the Pilgrims Marathon, sadly I can’t quite claim to have […]

Why aye man! Great North Run 2019 – Harvey Young and Rebecca Perrin reflect on their half marathon runs – SJ Race Reports

Why aye man! Great North Run 2019 – Harvey Young and Rebecca Perrin reflect on their half marathon runs – SJ Race Reports

One of the biggest half marathons in the country, the Great North Run took place on Sunday 8th September, and of course, there was an SJ presence pounding the streets of Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Recapping their experiences are Harvey Young and Rebecca Perrin, starting with Harvey. Enjoy! Harvey Young – This was my second Great North Run, […]

The Terrific Trio take on the Race to the Stones – Andrea Hadfield, Sharon Burfield and Alison Jones Recall their Epic Adventure

The Terrific Trio take on the Race to the Stones – Andrea Hadfield, Sharon Burfield and Alison Jones Recall their Epic Adventure

In what sounds like quite the event, a trio of SJs headed out along The Ridgeway, the oldest path in Britain. Taking a step through history, the route finishes at the historic Avebury Stone Circle. How did they find it? Let’s find out below…. Andrea Hadfield – “When Alison suggested entering Race to the Stones, […]

Endure 24 – Running, and so much more – SJ Members Recap

Endure 24 – Running, and so much more – SJ Members Recap

This is it, the holy grail of endurance running….Endure 24. A highlight in the running calendar of many members, this event takes place in Aldermaston, and comprises of running as many laps of a 8km (5 miles)route as you can, either solo, in a pair, or in teams of 4-8. Let’s see what our various […]

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 […]

Green Belt Relay – SJ Member Highlights

Green Belt Relay – SJ Member Highlights

Last weekend saw the 23rd edition of the Green Belt Relay, an event extremely popular amongst many members. So, who better to introduce it than the man who organised it all for us? Enjoy his overview, and the various recaps from fellow members…. Weekend Organiser – Dave Breslin (mass applause etc): 2 days 220 miles […]

Bracknell Half Marathon – SJ Members Highlights

Bracknell Half Marathon – SJ Members Highlights

Last weekend saw one of the local half marathons take place, with several SJ members heading over to Bracknell for what is a very popular event on the circuit. Starting and finishing at the Lexicon, heading out to Chavey Down, Whitegrove, then through Easthampstead and ultimately back to the Lexicon. Let’s see what members thought […]