Tag Archive | Parkrun Bracknell

16th/17th December – SJ Weekend Run Down

16th/17th December – SJ Weekend Run Down

Wednesday night saw the conclusion of the Annual Handicap competition and an exciting night with a super tight leaderboard plus some new members and injury returnees posting big improvements. As a result the big scores on the night were taken by new participants which left the top three unchanged with Martin Steadman taking the title […]

9th/10th December – SJ Weekend Run Down

9th/10th December – SJ Weekend Run Down

The British weather threw everything at us this week with wind, rain, sleet and ice all conspiring to challenge even the hardiest of runners. But SJs proved they were a match for the inclement conditions as big numbers turned up for runs and races. We’ll start with a social event which celebrated two very important […]

2nd/3rd December – SJ Weekend Run Down

2nd/3rd December – SJ Weekend Run Down

We are into December and the countdown to Christmas (and the final Handicap!) is in full swing. Off road events are dominating members’ attention at the moment but there are still a couple of noteworthy performances on asphalt… Lisa Hale was first over the line in the 50km Advent Challenge on Friday on an out […]

Meet the Member – Harvey Young completes 50 Parkruns

Q) For members who don’t know you, tell us how and when you got into running? A) My running started back in April 2016 as I`d noticed how my weight had gotten a bit on the wrong side of healthy and decided to do something about it and after a few weeks “training ” I […]

11th/12th – SJ Weekend Run Down

11th/12th – SJ Weekend Run Down

Its dark by the time we finish work, the Christmas adverts have started, the temperature has dropped, the clock change is a distant memory… which means it must be Cross Country season! We’ll cover that later as there is a huge amount of other SJ news to cover… Starting with Wednesday evening and the penultimate […]

25th/26th November – SJ Weekend Run Down

25th/26th November – SJ Weekend Run Down

Frosty mornings this week which also came as a package with bright blue skies so as long as you wrapped up well there were some glorious running days. As the countdown to Christmas starts in earnest there is no letup in members’ running so read on for the full Run Down. Thursday was marathon day […]

Meet the Member – Martin Steadman completes 50 Parkruns

Meet the Member – Martin Steadman completes 50 Parkruns

Q) For members who don’t know you, tell us a bit about yourself? A) About 11 years ago I moved to this area after four years working in Silicon Valley. I’m still designing silicon chips but in the rather less sunny location of Bracknell. (Our image sensor chips mostly go into cameras for cars.) I’m […]