Tag Archive | marathon

The hills are alive with the sound of Pilgrims! SJ members take on the Farnham Pilgrim marathon

The hills are alive with the sound of Pilgrims! SJ members take on the Farnham Pilgrim marathon

One of the more popular local running events took place on Sunday 8th September, the Farnham Pilgrims half marathon/marathon. A very picturesque route takes you through the Surrey Hills, with various members recapping their experiences below…. Lisa Hale – “2019 was my 8th running of the Pilgrims Marathon, sadly I can’t quite claim to have […]

Andy Yates Relives the Comrades Marathon – SJ Member Highlights

Andy Yates Relives the Comrades Marathon – SJ Member Highlights

So 18 years or so ago on my first trip to South Africa one of my wife’s Uncles told me about a crazy foot race from Durban to Pietermaritzburg, some 90km and lots of big hills. As a non runner at that time I think I commented on the craziness of such an under taking […]

Meet the Member – Nigel Evans Discusses Phoenix Marathons/Ultra Marathons

Meet the Member – Nigel Evans Discusses Phoenix Marathons/Ultra Marathons

As I’m sure you’ve seen through the Facebook group, Strava, and (hopefully) the various Weekly Run Downs on here, barely a day goes by where Nigel Evans isn’t running somewhere, usually doing a marathon/ultra marathon. This Meet the Member article focuses on Nigel and his Phoenix running endeavours, hopefully it can be of use to […]

Weekly Run Down – 6th – 12th May

Weekly Run Down – 6th – 12th May

PUB RUNS!! Chief Alcohol Advisor, Nikki Fallowfield-Smith, has organised the summer series of pub run. The dates and routes are as follows, by the day of the run: Monday run: 17th June – Swan, Ash ValeTuesday run: 13th August – Golden Retriever, BracknellWednesday run: 4th September – Crown and Cushion, MinleyThursday run: 23rd May – […]

Weekly Run Down – 29th April – 5th May

Weekly Run Down – 29th April – 5th May

SJ Parkrun Explorers Collective Visits Bushy Park: On Saturday 25th May, Sandhurst Joggers Explorers Collective shall be paying a visit to the home of parkrun, Bushy Park. A single lap course through the beautiful park, with up to 1500 other runners! It’s approximately 45 minutes drive from Sandhurst, and worth getting to early as the main car […]

SJ Weekly Run Down – 22nd – 28th April

SJ Weekly Run Down – 22nd – 28th April

Cross Country: Provisional dates have been released for the upcoming cross-country season. They are as follows: October6th – Metro’s20 – TVT November10th – Datchet24th – Sandhurst December1st – Handy Cross22nd – Reading Roadrunners January5th – Bracknell Forest Runners19th – Tadley There is no ‘advanced’ entry, it is just a case of turning up on the […]

Manchester Marathon – SJ Members Highlights

Manchester Marathon – SJ Members Highlights

Last Sunday saw the 8th installment of the Manchester Marathon, one of the biggest on the UK calendar. And of course, there were Sandhurst Joggers enjoying the near-perfect running weather to get around the 26.2 mile course! See what they had to say below…. Claire Rowse: ‘After another unsuccessful entry for VLM ballot, and running […]