Tag Archive | London Marathon

17th/18th November – SJ Weekend Run Down

17th/18th November – SJ Weekend Run Down

Home Cross Country on Sunday 25th November The countdown is on to our Sandhurst Joggers Home XC at Lord Wandsworth College on November 25th – this Sunday! The core organising team have 3 important requests! We need lots of cake! Lots and lots of cake!! Please deliver to Jenny Robinson on Saturday (address and delivery […]

19th/20th May – SJ Weekend Run Down

19th/20th May – SJ Weekend Run Down

Wow, another massive weekend of SJ related running to report on. Strap yourself in… Wednesday saw the first of the Woodland 5 events held in Crowthorne Woods and yes it includes ‘That’ hill! Conditions were perfect; dry, temperate temperatures with a light breeze and seventeen members ran. Remember that there are still two more events […]

London Marathon 2018 – Consolidated Results and Highlights

London Marathon 2018 – Consolidated Results and Highlights

Another incredible day at the 2018 London Marathon. We had 24 members running, a huge team marshaling the finish and many more on course offering support. We’ve got a summary of every members’ achievement below, a quote from many on their experience and links to full reports just in case you have missed any… Collette […]

Getting in, getting there and getting around… Richard Boese updates his guide to the London Marathon

The ballot for places in the 2019 London Marathon is open and you have until 5pm on Friday 4th May to enter. Inspired by the SJs who completed the 26.2 miles this year and fancy it yourself? Marathon expert Richard Boese has written this useful guide to give yourself the best chance of getting a place […]

Collette Callanan celebrates a fantastic run at the London Marathon with a cheese sandwich and a couple of cans of Heineken

Collette Callanan celebrates a fantastic run at the London Marathon with a cheese sandwich and a couple of cans of Heineken

There will be a day when I can no longer run. Today is not that day. Last Sunday morning, along with thousands of other runners, I underwent the ritual familiar to many who have ever run the London Marathon. The early wake-up (for me this was 04.30hrs) after a fitful night’s sleep. The consumption of […]

Emma Lewis shares her secrets to the best way of enjoying the London Marathon (spoiler – it involves doing it with other SJs)

Emma Lewis shares her secrets to the best way of enjoying the London Marathon (spoiler – it involves doing it with other SJs)

I have a love hate relationship with London Marathon.  The first time I ran it was 2010 when my 3rd daughter was 10 months old.  I was under trained and under prepared.  This was in my pre-SJ days and I had done all my long runs on my own, travelled to the start on my […]

Let Debra Harris take you to the greatest street party in London – The London Marathon

Let Debra Harris take you to the greatest street party in London – The London Marathon

I found out I had a much coveted place for this year’s VLM in January after being drawn no 32 in the marshall ballot. I was way behind on training due to ankle issues; I had managed a 10k run and some shorter runs with cross training in between before sadly training took a back […]