Tag Archive | cross country

27th/28th October – SJ Weekend Run Down

27th/28th October – SJ Weekend Run Down

Announcements London, Edinburgh and Bournemouth Marathon Draws If you have been unsuccessful in the London Marathon ballot, you still have an opportunity to get a VLM place through the Club Draw. Also, like last year, we have a place available for the Edinburgh Marathon, and new to this year, a place at Bournemouth Marathon. If you want to put your name in […]

National XC – Scot Ian Watson lines up with England’s best off roaders and is gracious enough to let them win

National XC – Scot Ian Watson lines up with England’s best off roaders and is gracious enough to let them win

So here it is, the Big Event.  Thousands of runners, just as with all Big Events. (This is very big – 9,472 runners registered). But there’s no medal. No goody bag. No one on a stage leading a warm up. No-one wearing charity vests. Not even a runner in a “Where’s Wally?” costume or a […]

20th/21st January – SJ Weekend Run Down

20th/21st January – SJ Weekend Run Down

The shortest day is a fading memory, the sky isn’t completely black at 5pm as the ‘official’ working day ends… summer is on the way. Or maybe not as winter hit back with a vengeance this weekend with rain, sleet and snow. Hardly ideal running conditions but lots of members were in action in a […]

13th/14th January – SJ Weekend Run Down

13th/14th January – SJ Weekend Run Down

The Christmas tree is down and the festive season fades into distant memory and already we are sprinting headlong into 2018 as the first Wednesday night Handicap was held last Wednesday. Thirty five runners completed the two lap four mile course around Crowthorne which includes the tribulation that is School Hill, which is the highest […]

25th/26th November – SJ Weekend Run Down

25th/26th November – SJ Weekend Run Down

Frosty mornings this week which also came as a package with bright blue skies so as long as you wrapped up well there were some glorious running days. As the countdown to Christmas starts in earnest there is no letup in members’ running so read on for the full Run Down. Thursday was marathon day […]

Milocarians XC – the hill too far…

Milocarians XC – the hill too far…

It was a beautiful sunny day for the annual Milocarians X-country event last Saturday hosted within the wonderful setting of the Sandhurst Military academy. We were honoured to have been invited to compete alongside a select group of other clubs against the Milocarians Club. An enthusiastic 20 plus group of SJs turned out on the […]

Elstead Marathon – Richard Boese reports back from this ‘marathon’ with a twist

Elstead Marathon – Richard Boese reports back from this ‘marathon’ with a twist

The Elstead “marathon” is hosted every year in the village of Elstead, just a few miles from Farnham in Surrey. The marathon has been running since 1912, making it a truly historic event. The local Scout troop have very close ties to the event, with all proceeds from the day helping to support fantastic opportunities […]