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Blanche Barnes reports back from the Bacchus Half Marathon – 13.1 miles with a twist

Blanche Barnes reports back from the Bacchus Half Marathon – 13.1 miles with a twist

My 3rd half marathon, but my first (though possibly not my last) in a vineyard – dressed as a fairy. The whole thing was pleasantly surreal – running through a beautiful rural setting, singing Grease tunes with Tbirds and Pink Ladies, surrounded by cavemen, bumblebees, robbers, Wonderwomen & Batmen, and obviously some human grapes. And […]

8th/9th September – SJ Weekend Run Down

8th/9th September – SJ Weekend Run Down

A very big day on Saturday with two landmarks happening at two of our local Parkrun venues… Twenty-two members joined Richard Boese at Frimley Lodge to celebrate his 400th parkrun. There is no Tshirt reward or ‘Badge’ for this milestone so Richard celebrated with cake at his home venue. Richard is the Sandhurst Jogger with […]

Powered by Fairydust and Wine – Karen Page reports back from the Bacchus Half-wineathon

Powered by Fairydust and Wine – Karen Page reports back from the Bacchus Half-wineathon

As many of you know, I struggle with pre-run nerves whether it be a club run, parkrun or an actual event.  However, The Bacchus is probably the only event that I find myself standing on the start line and appear oblivious to what I am about to do and this maybe the reason why….   […]

Bacchus Marathon – Alison Jones reports back from the Denbies Wine Estate

Bacchus Marathon – Alison Jones reports back from the Denbies Wine Estate

I entered this as a bit of a “novelty” Marathon, having ran the Medoc in France I thought it would be a good prep race for Lisbon in October. As it got nearer the time and I mentioned I was running this, more and more people told me how hilly it was and it was […]