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27th/28th October – SJ Weekend Run Down

27th/28th October – SJ Weekend Run Down

Announcements London, Edinburgh and Bournemouth Marathon Draws If you have been unsuccessful in the London Marathon ballot, you still have an opportunity to get a VLM place through the Club Draw. Also, like last year, we have a place available for the Edinburgh Marathon, and new to this year, a place at Bournemouth Marathon. If you want to put your name in […]

13th/14th October – SJ Weekend Run Down

13th/14th October – SJ Weekend Run Down

Club Announcements Thames Valley Cross Country League Round 2 – This weekend! The second round of the TVXC League is this Sunday 21st October. The venue is the same as when TVT hosted last time in February 2017 and is at Heath Warren Wood with parking about a 10 minute walk away at St Neots School (RG27 […]

National XC – First timer Sharon Burfield visits the spiritual home of XC Parliament Hill

National XC – First timer Sharon Burfield visits the spiritual home of XC Parliament Hill

Having signed up for this race, without a thought for what it might actually involve, I was feeling fairly OK when I picked Ian Watson up last Saturday morning.  However, en route to the SJ meet up point at Sandhurst library, it became clear that Ian was far more in the know about what was […]

25th/26th November – SJ Weekend Run Down

25th/26th November – SJ Weekend Run Down

Frosty mornings this week which also came as a package with bright blue skies so as long as you wrapped up well there were some glorious running days. As the countdown to Christmas starts in earnest there is no letup in members’ running so read on for the full Run Down. Thursday was marathon day […]

Milocarians XC – the hill too far…

Milocarians XC – the hill too far…

It was a beautiful sunny day for the annual Milocarians X-country event last Saturday hosted within the wonderful setting of the Sandhurst Military academy. We were honoured to have been invited to compete alongside a select group of other clubs against the Milocarians Club. An enthusiastic 20 plus group of SJs turned out on the […]

Elstead Marathon – Richard Boese reports back from this ‘marathon’ with a twist

Elstead Marathon – Richard Boese reports back from this ‘marathon’ with a twist

The Elstead “marathon” is hosted every year in the village of Elstead, just a few miles from Farnham in Surrey. The marathon has been running since 1912, making it a truly historic event. The local Scout troop have very close ties to the event, with all proceeds from the day helping to support fantastic opportunities […]

G3 Fitstuff Off-Road Series – completing the set by Danni Scott

G3 Fitstuff Off-Road Series – completing the set by Danni Scott

I heard recently from Patrick Wadsworth about new runner Danni Scott who despite only starting running and joining the club last July had done really well at the recent G3 Fitstuff series of events. These are very tough off road races near Newlands Corner in the Surrey Hills over distances from 5-15km with not a […]