Tag Archive | Parkrun Rushmoor

16th/17th September – SJ Weekend Run Down

16th/17th September – SJ Weekend Run Down

Wednesday night saw the latest round of the Handicap series and as we approach the last quarter of 2017 the competition is tight with series leader Jim Laidlaw already posting the maximum seven scores. A great turnout of twenty-eight runners took on the ever darkening conditions with both Jane and Will Lucas the only runners […]

12th/13th August – SJ Weekend Run Down

12th/13th August – SJ Weekend Run Down

Leon Hick’s marathon journey continued this week with four more events, all of which were organised by SVN. Thursday saw the ‘Ghost of Coyote’ event at the Cyclopark near Gravesend followed on Friday by the ‘Darnley Challenge’ on a longer course at Jeskyns Woodland, the Darnley Estate and Ranscombe Wildflower Reserve. Then on Saturday the […]

July 1st/2nd – SJ Weekend Run Down

July 1st/2nd – SJ Weekend Run Down

More sunshine this weekend and plenty of running and race action with all sorts of events from evening marathons to team relays… Friday night saw the Elstead Marathon, a special marathon on a tough but slightly short course at 5.4 miles with a water crossing close to the finish. Richard Boese and Martin Gould represented […]

June 17th/18th – SJ Weekend Run Down

June 17th/18th – SJ Weekend Run Down

Summers evenings… and more importantly very sunny evenings have encouraged members out for the multitude of weekday events plus a fair few weekend events even though I thought it was going to be a quiet one… Gavin Loader continued his superb run of form with 4th position overall at the second Woodland 5 on the […]

Meet the member – Nigel Evans

Meet the member – Nigel Evans

Remember that romantic tale of heroism from the London Marathon as Nigel Evans battled through 25 miles with a bad back to reach his partner Liz, lift her over the barriers and propose as Orinocco the Wobble ran past… well he’s back and the engagement seems to be going well as he celebrated two Parkrun […]

John King on recovering from the VMLM close to home

John King on recovering from the VMLM close to home

By Saturday, I was ready to start running again. After the London Marathon last weekend, I had had enough of recovering and was desperate to get back out there and use my marathon fitness that I had gained from training and to put it to good use. I rocked up on my bicycle to Rushmoor […]

SJ Weekend Run Down – April 1st/2nd

SJ Weekend Run Down – April 1st/2nd

This weekend was mostly accompanied by a large yellow globe in the sky spreading warmth and encouragement to all who chose to do anything under it’s rays and with plenty of target events coming up in the next few weeks many members took advantage… The annual Canal Run provided a number of distances up to […]