Tag Archive | half marathon

SJ Weekly Run Down – January 28th to February 3rd

SJ Weekly Run Down – January 28th to February 3rd

Its not too late to get your tickets for the Sandhurst Joggers Annual Ball which will take place at Easthampstead Conference Park, Off Peacock Lane, Wokingham, RG40 3DF on Friday 29th March 2019 at 7.30pm.  The cost of the tickets will be £35.00 per person. SJ Social Secretary Lisa Harrold has sent all the details by email. Please respond to […]

Farnborough Half Marathon – SJ Members Highlights

Farnborough Half Marathon – SJ Members Highlights

Liz Evans – “Was quite excited on the morning of The Farnborough Half as had just completed my first Half Marathon the weekend before at the Saturn event on Greenham common, so knew that I could actually do it! Must admit I didn’t realise it was going to be quite so cold. Nigel and I […]

Oxford Half Marathon – Nick Metcalfe tells of his first half marathon at Oxford

Oxford Half Marathon – Nick Metcalfe tells of his first half marathon at Oxford

Having only started running properly in May, I was not sure what to expect from my first half marathon, only 5 months later. I have played football since 6, and refereed since 14, but prior to race day, the furthest I had run was 10 miles (once in training!). With a few parkruns and plenty […]

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 […]

Cardiff Half Marathon – Heidi Zymela surprises herself with a superb PB

Cardiff Half Marathon – Heidi Zymela surprises herself with a superb PB

The Cardiff Half Marathon will always hold a special meaning for me as it was my first ever half marathon race back in 2015. Cardiff was my home for three years whilst at Uni, and the place where I became a ‘proper runner’. Nothing like two weeks of Freshers weight gain to motivate me to […]