Tag Archive | ultra running

Jedburgh 3 Peaks Ultra – Iain McCready reports back from this friendly ultra

Jedburgh 3 Peaks Ultra – Iain McCready reports back from this friendly ultra

After booking a Half Term holiday with the family in the Scottish Borders to visit family and have a break I thought I would look to see if there was anything to do. I came across the Jedburgh Three Peaks Ultra site and thought I would have a go. This event is organised by a […]

Atlantic Coast Challenge – Patrick Wadsworth shares his experience from this 3 day Ultra

Atlantic Coast Challenge – Patrick Wadsworth shares his experience from this 3 day Ultra

I signed up for Atlantic Coast Challenge this year having completed the Dorset coast equivalent last year. Organised by Votwo (pronounced Vot wooo by those not realising it should be VO2!) Three days of running along the South West Coast path between Trevose Head and Land’s End. The event is based at a holiday camp […]

21st/22nd October – SJ Weekend Run Down

21st/22nd October – SJ Weekend Run Down

This weekend Storm Brian threatened to make running conditions tough for all but the cooler temperatures helped members enjoy some great performances. This week we’ll start like any good club run with announcements as we have some great club events coming up… The Weekend of Running is being held on Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th […]

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 […]

Hilly trail fun at The Punchbowl Marathon – report by Richard Boese

Hilly trail fun at The Punchbowl Marathon – report by Richard Boese

This Sunday could have been set aside for a London training plan long slow run round Sandhurst, Camberley and Crowthorne or wherever 20 miles of street pounding would take me, but instead I booked myself in for some hilly trail fun at the Punchbowl marathon. This is one of the Long Distance Walkers Association’s challenge […]

Thames Trot 50 – Graham Kelly breaks his Ultra duck

Thames Trot 50 – Graham Kelly breaks his Ultra duck

So where does this all begin, especially for someone who ran his last London Marathon in 2008 and basically someone who sticks to Parkruns & 10k’s. Well of all places Waterstones in Guildford. I was looking for some reading material for an up and coming holiday in October 2016. I was looking in the sport […]

Leon Hicks – My journey to run 100 Marathons

Leon Hicks – My journey to run 100 Marathons

Sometimes peoples’ achievements and aspirations simply blow your mind. Around Christmas I started hearing chat about someone who was planning to run 52 marathons in 52 weeks. Astounded by the sheer physical challenge of running and recovering, let alone the logistics I dug deeper and will hand over to Leon to tell his story….. My […]