Race Reports

Sandhurst Joggers low down on Edinburgh Marathon Festival

Sandhurst Joggers low down on Edinburgh Marathon Festival

With the entries deadline fast approaching at midnight Sunday 6th January for the Edinburgh Marathon Festival – here’s a quick overview of the key info on how to enter, a bit more about the race, and some members’ reviews. The Edinburgh Marathon takes place on Sunday 26th May (2nd bank holiday weekend). The course is flat and fast, making […]

Beachy Head Marathon – SJ Members’ Highlights

Beachy Head Marathon – SJ Members’ Highlights

Vicky Rice ‘I entered Beachy Head marathon as I’d heard it was one of the bucket list marathons and was looking to enter something when the post IM blues had kicked in back in August. As it wasn’t a ‘clock watching’ marathon I thought it would be a good idea to enter Darren too so […]

Beachy Head – John Tovell reports back from this ‘Brilliant’ event

Beachy Head – John Tovell reports back from this ‘Brilliant’ event

‘This was brilliant in so many ways.  The fact that the event welcomes walkers as well as runners means an extended cut-off time of nine hours and a more relaxed vibe, as well as more substantial food offerings at the aid stations along the way. As well as flapjacks and Mars bars (cut into convenient […]

Great South Run – SJ Members’ Highlights

Great South Run – SJ Members’ Highlights

Patrick Wadsworth ‘I had planned on running the GSR with a friend but they were injured so plans for the run changed.  Wayne kindly drove me down and we enjoyed the sunshine on the walk to the start area but didn’t see any other SJs in any of the cafes we looked in. Well organised start […]

Fleet 10k – SJ Members’ Highlights

Fleet 10k – SJ Members’ Highlights

Dave O’Toole ‘Sunday started  with glorious weather which proved perfect for the Fleet 10k. I have been competing in the 10k now for numious years in fact probably more that 30/40 years, the race is called the (Peter Driver Memorial 10k) and it used to be held at Tweseldown racecourse.  The 10k has now progressed to Fleet […]

Can’t Stop The Running – Mark Neve completes back to back marathon’s with the help of David Guetta

Can’t Stop The Running – Mark Neve completes back to back marathon’s with the help of David Guetta

I’m not quite sure what possessed me to sign up for Saturn Running’s back to back marathons, other than to quote The Cranberries album, “everybody else is doing it so why can’t we” and maybe a need to see what if? Most of the marathon runners I spend time around at Saturn and Phoenix events […]

Amy Gates tells of her first time at the GSR and her first 10 miler

Amy Gates tells of her first time at the GSR and her first 10 miler

It was my first GSR, and my first 10 mile race. I was running in memory of my sister, who had lost her fight against cancer 10 years ago on 21st October, I’d decided to raise money for the Sebastian Action Trust and the sponsorship money had flooded in. I was up early on the […]