Tag Archive | Pure beginners

8th/9th September – SJ Weekend Run Down

8th/9th September – SJ Weekend Run Down

A very big day on Saturday with two landmarks happening at two of our local Parkrun venues… Twenty-two members joined Richard Boese at Frimley Lodge to celebrate his 400th parkrun. There is no Tshirt reward or ‘Badge’ for this milestone so Richard celebrated with cake at his home venue. Richard is the Sandhurst Jogger with […]

23rd/24th June – SJ Weekend Run Down

23rd/24th June – SJ Weekend Run Down

Lots more sunshine and lots more running with this week seeing the Forest 5 organised by Bracknell Forest Runners on a hilly course in Swinley Forest. There were lots of SJs running in the sold out event and the results for members are below:- Onto the weekend and starting with Parkrun it was a quiet day […]

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 […]

Pure Beginner to Half Marathon in a year – Jacqueline Hudson tells of her journey to the finish line of the Windsor Trail Half Marathon

Pure Beginner to Half Marathon in a year – Jacqueline Hudson tells of her journey to the finish line of the Windsor Trail Half Marathon

After returning to full time work from two back to back maternity leaves, I was looking for a way to get fit and lose the baby weight that was cheaper than a gym membership and could also fit around my life as a busy working mum. I found Pure Beginners completely by chance on a […]

More PBs at the Royal Berkshire Green Park 10k – Louise Heginbotham shares more…

More PBs at the Royal Berkshire Green Park 10k – Louise Heginbotham shares more…

After having never run in my life before, I started trying to run once a week at the gym at the beginning of last year. Not long after, I saw an advert on Facebook for the Pure Beginners class with Sandhurst Joggers. I really wanted to join but was scared to as I was still very […]

May 20th/21st – SJ Weekend Run Down

May 20th/21st – SJ Weekend Run Down

A busy week of club and open events… so strap yourself in and enjoy. Tuesday saw the next 30th Anniversary event with the Intraclub Pairs relay, held on a 1km circuit around Sandhurst Memorial Park. Starting near the buildings the course headed down past the Balancing Pond and then looped back across the streams. An […]

Pure Beginner to Relay Racer – Natalie Pollard shares her experience from the SJ Intraclub Pairs Relay…

Pure Beginner to Relay Racer – Natalie Pollard shares her experience from the SJ Intraclub Pairs Relay…

So, in my new found running enthusiasm I replied to the club email saying I would attend the Intraclub relay on Tuesday night….. as Tuesday is my running night it was as much about catching up with my running buddies as is was about getting out to do a few km’s. I turned up at 6.30pm […]