Tag Archive | marathon

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 […]

SJ Weekly Run Down – April 1st to 7th

SJ Weekly Run Down – April 1st to 7th

SJ Club Challenge Jenny Gray is organising the SJ Club Challenge for the upcoming year. Craig has very kindly created a spreadsheet to help you record your point scores.  This can be found via the following link:.  https://gallery.mailchimp.com/fbc5c2f2f1a39850c6883550d/files/a5b9201d-a463-4ffd-8961-f222d75a8186/SJ_Club_Challenge_monthly_points_tally.xlsx For full information on the ins and outs, please refer to last week’s rundown. Link: https://thejoggersjournal.wordpress.com/2019/04/03/sj-weekly-run-down-march-25th-to-31st/ Cooper […]

Lord of the Rings meets a Doughnut – Nigel Evans tells of his first back to back marathons with an impromptu Ultra thrown in for good measure

Lord of the Rings meets a Doughnut – Nigel Evans tells of his first back to back marathons with an impromptu Ultra thrown in for good measure

It’s amazing what you can achieve when you put your mind to it and are a bit stubborn, add in the odd doughnut and the thought of getting your very own “Precious” and you have the recipe for a great weekend of running. Last year I so got fed up with time chasing when running events […]

Sandhurst Joggers low down on Edinburgh Marathon Festival

Sandhurst Joggers low down on Edinburgh Marathon Festival

With the entries deadline fast approaching at midnight Sunday 6th January for the Edinburgh Marathon Festival – here’s a quick overview of the key info on how to enter, a bit more about the race, and some members’ reviews. The Edinburgh Marathon takes place on Sunday 26th May (2nd bank holiday weekend). The course is flat and fast, making […]

Can’t Stop The Running – Mark Neve completes back to back marathon’s with the help of David Guetta

Can’t Stop The Running – Mark Neve completes back to back marathon’s with the help of David Guetta

I’m not quite sure what possessed me to sign up for Saturn Running’s back to back marathons, other than to quote The Cranberries album, “everybody else is doing it so why can’t we” and maybe a need to see what if? Most of the marathon runners I spend time around at Saturn and Phoenix events […]

Chicago Marathon – Patrick Wadsworth completes his final Marathon Major

Chicago Marathon – Patrick Wadsworth completes his final Marathon Major

I had entered the Chicago marathon ballot last year in my quest to finish the Six Marathon Major and been unsuccessful.  Just as I was entering the ballot this year I thought I’d just check the Good For Age time and discovered that it was 20 minutes slower than for London.  A quick check of […]

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, […]