Tag Archive | Great South run

20th/21st October – SJ Weekend Run Down

20th/21st October – SJ Weekend Run Down

Club 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 […]

Tracy Robinson tells of her favourite race – The GSR

Tracy Robinson tells of her favourite race – The GSR

Having not run before, the Great South run was the first event I signed up for in 2010. Ever since then I’ve been hooked and have entered every year since (apart from one when I had a dodgy knee). This is definitely my favourite race and I’d also say my favourite distance. We arrived in good […]

Stuart Mayes has everything you need to know about the Great South Run

Stuart Mayes has everything you need to know about the Great South Run

On Sunday 23rd Oct, 16.5K runners took part in the 10 mile Great South Run.  This was my first big running event so I arrived with the normal self-doubts/questions such as:- 1.  Which carpark should I use. The big one next to the start, the ‘park and ride’ or one of the other ones? 2.  […]

Great South Run – Natalie Pollard reports

Great South Run – Natalie Pollard reports

So here I was on the start line with my two best friends… how on earth did I end up here? After entering a couple of 10k races last year I was after a challenge, a fellow SJ suggested I do a longer run and raise money for Phyllis Tuckwell who looked after and cared […]

Great South Run – Lucy Murphy reports

Great South Run – Lucy Murphy reports

The Great South Run….it’s called GREAT for many reasons!! Was it on or off? Was storm Brian going to get the better of the organisers?!! It was an anxious couple of days where I was obsessing over checking my emails hourly but thankfully Brian blew through on the Saturday which meant we were good to go […]