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8th/9th July – SJ Weekend Run Down

8th/9th July – SJ Weekend Run Down

It’s hot hot hot! Ideal for becoming dehydrated, suffering from heatstroke and getting sunburnt… but not so good for enjoying long runs or running fast. But luckily we SJs are a hardy bunch and we also have lots of fantastic shady woodland to run through. We’ll have the full results from the July Handicap next […]

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 […]

24th/25th June – SJ Weekend Run Down

24th/25th June – SJ Weekend Run Down

More sunshine and more long evenings for running plus a mixed bag of conditions at the weekend where the cooler temperatures helped… On the hottest day of the summer (and likely of recent summers) six members tackled a stiflingly oppressive course around Swinley Forest for BFR’s Forest Five race. Graham Robinson won overall finishing in […]

Meet the member – Dave O’Toole

Meet the member – Dave O’Toole

We’re having a run of Parkrun milestones with a recent trio of centuries completed. It’s providing a great opportunity to find out more about some of our members. Last weekend Dave O’Toole reached his 150th so let’s find out more about him… Q) For members who don’t know you, tell us a bit about yourself? […]

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 […]

Meet the Member – Simon Whillis

Meet the Member – Simon Whillis

Wednesday sees the June edition of the SJ Monthly Handicap so it’s the perfect opportunity to get to know the man behind the clipboard and stopwatch who earlier this year completed his 100th Parkrun; meet Simon Whillis… Q) For members who don’t know you, tell us a bit about yourself? A) Been a member of […]