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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 […]

Thames Valley Cross Country League – competition, cake, camaraderie, cold & mud!

Thames Valley Cross Country League – competition, cake, camaraderie, cold & mud!

Throughout the cross country season I’ve loved hearing Kerstin Johnson’s insights on the TVXC events as she is one of the select group of members who completed every round. The league operates a somewhat (at least for my limited intellect) complicated points system where the top finishers for each club, four women and six men […]

Thames Valley Cross Country – Handy Cross & Crowthorne

Thames Valley Cross Country – Handy Cross & Crowthorne

With the festive break behind us its all action in the XC world as the Thames Valley Cross Country League charges at full speed towards February with races every weekend for the next four weeks. Before we pull on our trail shoes let’s pause for breath and do a quick recap of the last two rounds……. […]

Race Report: Tadley Xc

Race Report: Tadley Xc

Did I mention that it’s cross country (xc) season? Well to be honest it’s almost the end of the xc season – so what better time than to start blogging about it? Today’s race report was written by the super John K about Tadley xc – which took place on Sunday 24 January 2016. John […]