Monday, 30 November 2009
Stuart Robertson who won our last Charity Weight Loss Challenge Our Charity Weight Loss Challenge finishes in 2 weeks time on night of our Santa Run the 16th December. So far our group has lost an amazing 11 and half stone. Remember back in August when we started i said the target for everyone was lose 8 ibs, and you would get a special present from Peterhead Jogscotland!! So far we have 6 people who have lost that, if your nearing that target what about making a special effort over the next few weeks to reach that target, we would love to give you a special present that night!!
Sunday, 29 November 2009
It was fantastic to see some much people turn out for our Homecoming Fun Run on Saturday. If you took part it would be interested to see what you thought of the route, and if would like to see this becoming an annual event. Congratulation to all our beginners who started with us in August and completed the 3k route you have done amazing, and to many of you who were taking part in a 6k or even the 10k for the first time. Thanks also to you if can from a distance to take part we really appreciate it. With your help we raised the amazing amount of £750 to be split between for Marie Curie and the Renal Unit in Peterhead. Thanks to all who helped on the day, and to Living Waters Church for the use of the hall, and making and serving the delicious soup and sandwiches. Thanks also to great photographer Alexander Lemon, to see his wonderful photographs simply click here Please dont think we are finished for the year. We will be meeting as usually so please join us in the lead up Christmas, and for our Santa Fun Run & (Soup night) on the Wednesday 16th December.
Tuesday, 17 November 2009
I few of our group did this run in Aberdeen last year and really enjoyed it. Sunday 6th December at 1pm Santa Run (with participants to arrive to sign in between 11am and 12.15pm)Pittodrie Stadium, Richard Donald Stand 6km along beach front, with a lap of honour around the pitch at Pittodrie to finish Entry fee: £15, which includes a full santa suit (yours to keep) a goody bag and medal. Kids can take part for £12.50 Register http://www.wilddayout.com/or by calling 01667 458849. This event was held for the first time in Aberdeen last year and had around a thousand participants, and they are really looking forward to another good event this year. To get a feel for last years event you can view a video at www.wilddayout.com/santarunvideo
Sunday, 15 November 2009
Well done to every one who completed the Fraserburgh Half Marathon today it was amazing we had 26 of our group who completed the 13.1 miles!!! Many who were doing a Half Marathon for the first time. Well done to Hazel for raising £1000 for Help for Heroes!! Thanks to Alexander for taking the wonderful photographs to see them all simply click here If want to find your finishing time, it will be available here in the next few days
Saturday, 14 November 2009
Two weeks today till our 3,6 or 10k HOMECOMING jogScotland FunRuns. Registration takes place at Living Waters Church Windmill Street at 10.15- 10.45am. The Runs start the short distance away on the Promenade (beside Ives Rd Peterhead at 11am. Donations will be taken on the day in aid of the Renal Unit, and Marie Curie Nurses in Peterhead. Everyone completing the challenge with receive a medal, and will be entered into a free prize draw -top prize is a pair of running shoes courtesy of RUN4IT, who will also be their with a sales table for you to have a look at before or after you have finished your run. As its the last weekend of Homecoming Scotland and St Andrew's Day on the Monday why not were something Scottish you never know you might win a prize. Please stay for soup and sandwiches in Living Waters Church after the run. WE have 150 medals it would be great if they were all used on the day!! Why not tell your family to come down and support us on the day it would be good if had some supporters along the promenade encouraging the runners as they cross the finishing line!! A remember you dont have to be a member of Peterhead Jogscotland to take part everyone is welcome. Children under the age of 14 must be accompanied by an adult.
last year at the Fraserburgh Half Marathon We have over 20 members taking part in the Fraserburgh Half Marathon tomorrow. Many who will be taking part in a half marathon for first time. Best wishes to each and everyone of you, we are very proud of you all.
Saturday, 7 November 2009
Did you know that we now have a dedicated webpage on Facebook. Simple register with facebook and search for Peterhead Jogscotland, or if you already have a facebook simple click on this link here If you have any friends living away for Peterhead, who would like to jog but dont know how to start why not invite them to join our facebook, and they can follow our beginners programme week after week. After the new year as well as posting the weeks schedule on our webpage i will also put it on facebook, and we will offer plenty support and encouragement online. Do tell your friends to join Peterhead Jogscotland Global it will be fun i promise!!!!
Thanks to Gordon Willox for sending me the photograph of him feeding a kanagroo in Perth Australia during the October holiday whilst wearing his Peterhead Jogscotland TShirt. By the way Gordon What do you call a lazy baby kangaroo? A pouch potato. HA HA
Tuesday, 3 November 2009
Thanks to Jennifer for sending the great photographs of the Robertson Family in DisneyWorld Florida. Whilst out there on holiday Stuart and Cameron took part in the Twilight Zone Tower of Terror 13k. What a fantastic achievement for them both!! Out of 3247 runners Cameron finish in 90th (yes i said 90th!!) and Stuart finished fantastic in 702 place Not to be out done Cameron jnr and Elle took part in the kids races. Cameron coming first in his 100m race (age 1-3) and Elle doing "Jog" Scotland proud taking on the 7 to 8 year olds in the 400 meters. She was first girl home crossing the line in a very competitive race 3rd overall behind 2 boys. ROBERTSON FAMILY YOU WILL BE GLAD TO KNOW YOU ARE DEFINITELY IN THE "RUNNING" FOR WINNING OUR PRIZE AT THE AGM FOR OUR PETERHEAD TSHIRT COMPETITION, AND WE ARE REALLY THRILLED AND PROUD THAT YOU DECIDED TO REPRESENT PETERHEAD JOGSCOTLAND IN DISNEYWORLD FLORIDA!! To see all wonderful photographs of Disney Family Robertson simply click here