Tag Archive | GSR

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 […]

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 […]

More GSR action from Stuart Mayes, Shark man and some Duracell Bunnies

More GSR action from Stuart Mayes, Shark man and some Duracell Bunnies

Last year, I ran my first GSR and in fact, my first 10 mile race. I was so impressed with the big event buzz, that I signed up for the 2018 event, 1 day after the 2017 run. Read about Stuarts 2017 race here For me, race day conditions were perfect. In 2017, the tail end […]

Great South Run – Tamzin Evershed dances her way through a brilliant 10 miles

Great South Run – Tamzin Evershed dances her way through a brilliant 10 miles

My first foray into running as an, ahem, “older” lady was five years ago when I trained from semi-couch potato to half marathon in a few months. I did it alone with a BUPA training plan and running wasn’t yet a part of my life. It was a work team thing and I got round […]

Sam Goodall shares her experience of the GSR supporting MND

Sam Goodall shares her experience of the GSR supporting MND

Helena Jane Fletcher and myself are still very much involved with the MND world and one of the members who used to run this race was looking to do it for possibly the last time but in his wheel chair with people pushing so we decided to go along and support. I personally am not […]

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 […]