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Bournemouth Marathon Festival – SJ Members’ Highlights

Bournemouth Marathon Festival – SJ Members’ Highlights

Mike Guess – finished the half marathon in 1:35:48 This was my fourth running of this fabulous half marathon and the fourth time the weather was absolutely brilliant – good enough to sit on the beach in shorts and T shirts. Great to see a few SJs on the course and thanks to Jenny, Nikki, […]

Bournemouth Half – Perspectives from the SJ Masters Mike and Ray

Bournemouth Half – Perspectives from the SJ Masters Mike and Ray

Mike Guess This was my fourth running of this fabulous half marathon and the fourth time the weather was absolutely brilliant – good enough to sit on the beach in shorts and T shirts. In fact, given this weather, it’s probably a good time to book your holidays, rather than slog around thirteen miles. Sadly, […]

Bournemouth Half – Graham Robinson tells of a challenging start but a more than satisfactory finish to the south coast half

Bournemouth Half – Graham Robinson tells of a challenging start but a more than satisfactory finish to the south coast half

Being full of cold all week before, it was touch and go whether I was actually going to toe the line for the half marathon at all. In addition, my longest run since May was 10 miles at the running weekend the Sunday before, so I was somewhat doubtful about how things were likely to […]

Bournemouth Half – Jim Laidlaw’s PB streak continues

Bournemouth Half – Jim Laidlaw’s PB streak continues

This is a highlighted race for me having had good runs here the past two years . The beautiful sunrise over Boscombe is worth the 5am alarm on its own. With a chill in the air and a perfectly clear sky I knew it was going to be a great day. Having recently run PB times […]

Wayne Boardman tells of one of his favourite annual events – The Bournemouth Marathon Festival

Wayne Boardman tells of one of his favourite annual events – The Bournemouth Marathon Festival

Since the organisers launched the Bournemouth Marathon Festival back in 2013 I’ve ran the full marathon each year, and it sits firmly as one of my favourite UK marathons. With plans in place to keep me focused on my 2019 targets, I decided that this year I would run the half distance and leave the […]

Bournemouth Half – Royston Crandley takes us right into the action

Bournemouth Half – Royston Crandley takes us right into the action

October the 8th proved a popular date for a mixture of races you could choose from. The XC season made an early appearance with the Metro XC sounding like a hilly experience.  Rushmoor 10k proved a good draw for some, although I enjoyed this race last year and proved a lot more interesting than I imagined, […]

Bournemouth Half – Mike Guess reports back from the south coast

Bournemouth Half – Mike Guess reports back from the south coast

The Bournemouth Half is a great event, especially if you are a Sandhurst Jogger – because there are so many people from the Club down there. In fact, it is badged up as part of the a “festival”of weekend running with all sorts of events taking place over the whole weekend.  I knew that some […]