Tag Archive | Parkrun

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 […]

June 10th/11th – SJ Weekend Run Down

June 10th/11th – SJ Weekend Run Down

This week saw the first of the Yateley 10k Road Races and a huge turnout out of runners and volunteers from the club. Fifty-nine members raced the 10k and there must have been something in the water as at least twenty-two members ran personal best times! A number of top-10 in category results and a […]

June 3rd/4th – SJ Weekend Run Down

June 3rd/4th – SJ Weekend Run Down

With light evenings and great weather this week club runs have seen great turnouts but the race scene took a breather with fewer events. This enabled many members to take stock and be ready for the onslaught of weekend and evening events in the coming weeks. But there were still members who pinned on numbers… […]