Tag Archive | The Grizzly

Tales from the Trails – SJ Members Grizzly Highlights

Tales from the Trails – SJ Members Grizzly Highlights

Sunday 10th March 2019 saw 21 hardened Sandhurst Joggers’ take to the coast of Devon for the renowned ‘Grizzly’ event, along with its little sister the ‘Cub’. Strong winds proved a test and led to a slight course alteration, but that didn’t stop the positive reviews from flowing in. Members relive their experiences below, starting […]

SJ Weekly Run Down –  March 4th to 10th

SJ Weekly Run Down – March 4th to 10th

Tuesday saw the AGM with a decent turnout of roughly fifty members. A number of committee members stepped down so thanks to all for your hard work over the last year. A number of members stepped up and have taken on roles with the committee so well done for putting yourselves forward! It looks like […]

The Polar Bear – Stephen Casey reports back from the Grizzly’s snowball throwing little brother

The Polar Bear – Stephen Casey reports back from the Grizzly’s snowball throwing little brother

Peer pressure can be a terrible thing.  When it was combined with one of those mythological events, repeatedly mentioned at club runs, I found myself having won a “lottery” and with a race number for 20 miles of running up cliff and down beach at the iconic Grizzly race in Seaton, Devon.  Then I forgot […]

17th/18th March – SJ Weekend Run Down

17th/18th March – SJ Weekend Run Down

A very busy week for the club with Handicap on Wednesday you can check out the March Handicap Results here and the Club AGM on Thursday where there was some great discussion about the future of the club and the new committee was elected:- Onto the weekend with the promise of a number off big events for […]

Turns out 20 miles is a long way – Craig Bowles reports back from his first Grizzly experience

Turns out 20 miles is a long way – Craig Bowles reports back from his first Grizzly experience

I’d never run 20 miles before and hadn’t really planned on subjecting myself to that kind of sufferfest; the 5 mile-ish Cross Country races were gruelling enough. But last October I started hearing about an event that was mentioned in such revered tones that I had to take a look. At this stage entries had […]

Sarah Alexander shares her journey from Cub to Grizzly

Sarah Alexander shares her journey from Cub to Grizzly

So after completing the Cub 2 years ago and enjoying the experience, I had decided that the Cub was enough for me.  Anyone who knows me well,  knows that I am not a fan of getting dirty, so the thought of wading through mud, knee high bogs and freezing water has never appealed! However, when […]

Living on a prayer on the Stairway to Heaven – Wayne Boardman reports from his debut Grizzly

Living on a prayer on the Stairway to Heaven – Wayne Boardman reports from his debut Grizzly

The Grizzly, a race I’ve heard many SJers talk about over the years. With tales of hills, mud, and more hills and mud, it’s always been a ‘to do’ race for me – and so the 30thanniversary run was the one I would be running. I’m no novice when it comes to running along the […]