The Portsmouth Joggers is a friendly club with about 400 runners and joggers of all abilities from beginners to ultra marathon runners. One advantage of being a big club is that when running we split into groups of different abilities so whatever your running ability we will be able to find a group for you to run with. Continue reading
The 2019 Purbrook Ladies 5 race will be held on 9th June 2019, race start 10:00am
This hugely popular race, for ladies only, will open for entry on the 1st February via this Full On Sport link: PL5 2019
Wednesday evening training dates TBA
Commercial sponsorship of events aims to subsidise the costs of events down and publicise the sponsors business or services. they also help to reduce the cost to individual entrants.
Some club members recently received vests in club colours with the name of the sponsor of the Coastal Marathon; TJ Waste, emblazoned on them. These vests and the associated sponsorship is welcomed by the club and we want to express our thanks to TJ Waste for their generous donation and sponsorship of the event and individual athletes.
However, we need to remind members that wearing of these vests in any other race or event held under UKA rules is prohibited under Rule 143 Supplement 1 of the UKA Rule Book 2018-20 and can lead to sanction of the club and the individual athlete by England Athletics.
Be proud of your achievement and express your thanks to TJ Waste for their sponsorship, but please keep these vests for training or non-competitive events.
27th December 2018, start time 10.30am
This is an undulating road race of 7.4 miles, with all proceeds going to the Rocky Appeal. The race will leave from Blendworth Church Hall, Horndean, PO8 0AA and follow an out and back route.
The walkers option is only for those choosing to walk a route of approximately 3.5 miles. Do no choose this option if you are looking to run.
There is a 100 minute time limit on the race, and no headphones etc may be worn, as it is on open country roads.
There is an option to make a donation to the Rocky Appeal as well through this page, please feel free to choose any value or combinations of values to make your donation. (Donations are optional)
All monies received to the club for this race are donated to the Rocky Appeal, and any prizes are kindly donated to the club, if you would like to add any prizes to the raffle that will be held then these are gratefully received.
A bit more information about the upcoming photo challenge….
This will be a fun event suitable for all Joggers no matter speed or ability. You will be able to pick your own route/distance (everything from 1 mile to 10 miles plus) so this should fit into everyones training plans. Being speedy does not mean you have an advantage!
It will be teams of 3 or 4 and you will need a camera/camera phone in each team to take a photo at each of the checkpoints. There will also be extra ‘fun’ challenges you can choose to do along the way!
You will need to fill in the attached form and either bring it on the night or you can give it to Pip/Jenny in advance.
Registration will be open from 6:15 with the event starting at 7. All teams must be back by 8:15 with prize giving at 8:30
The club has negotiated a special discounted gym membership at Jetts Portsmouth
PJC members offer £19.95 per month + Access Card £15
RRP £39.95 per month + Access Card RRP £30
#The offer is redeemable in the gym on presentation of your PJC membership Card. This offer expires at the end of September
If you are quick there is a concurrent offer which is the Access Card for just £5 available up until 31st August!
If you’re not sure if this is right for you why not try a PJC Free 3 Day Pass
If you want to come down to check the gym out see our staffed hours (please see below), an access/locker card will be issued when you join allowing unlimited 24hr access to the club 7 days a week!
On your first visit you will be required to fill in a pre-exercise questionnaire. You will then be free to use the facilities for 3 consecutive days before your trial expires. Please note Sundays will not be included in your trial period as they are unstaffed all day.
Mon: 09:00 – 13.00 / 15:00 – 20:00
Tues: 09:00 – 13:00 / 15:00 – 20:00
Weds: 09:00 – 13:00 /1 5:00 – 20:00
Thurs: 09:00 – 13:00 / 15:00 – 20:00
Fri: 09.00 – 14:00
Sat: 09:00 – 13:00
Public Holidays: Unstaffed
Complimentary Personal Training Taster
If you would like any support or are considering Personal Training as an option Mark is offering Complimentary Taster Sessions which you can organise by contacting Mark on the following email Mark Gaizley Mark_Gaizley@hotmail.com.
We look forward to seeing you soon
Contact Daniel – General Manager
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Great South Run 21st October: Volunteers needed for Water / Gel Station duty – 10th Hole. A little different this year, we need lots of volunteers for the 10th Hole and Winston Churchill Avenue water stations and new this year a Gel Station. The Gel Station will be approximately 100m prior to the 10th Hole water station.
Everyone will get a packed lunch and freeby jacket.
Please also share this with your running buddies and or other clubs etc. It’s a fun day out and gives an opportunity to give something back into the running community.
Please email: firstname.lastname@example.org with your name, email address, jacket size and preference for where you’d like to volunteer.
Click Here for the Summer XC results
Some brilliant running from all runners on a hot evening! Well done everyone!
27 June 2018
This is a popular 5 mile event set in the wonderful surrounds of Queen Elizabeth Country Park.
There will be age category prizes, club prizes and spot prizes. Stay behind afterwards soak up the atmosphere enjoy something to eat and to drink whilst cheering others in. Burgers and sausages (including vegetarian) will be available to be purchased.
Event details and schedule
Race entry via Full on Sport
Parking will be in the Meadow Field, and the Race HQ in the Bottom Field. Please arrive in good time for a prompt race start of 19:15. So please ensure that you arrive in good time to collect race numbers in advance of this.
There will be no on the day entry.
Last time for number pick up is 19:05.
Race Starts at 19:15
You are responsible for your own parking charges at QECP, so please ensure that you bring the correct money, and please be aware that QECP do employ car parking attendants and PJC will NOT be held liable for any parking fines.
Registration open from: 18:00:00
The club’s AGM is booked for Thursday 26th April 2018 at Broad Oak Sports & Social Club, Airport Service Road, Hilsea, PO1 5PB. Due to start at 7:00pm. The club is opposite Hilsea railway station and there is plenty of parking opposite the club. Tea and Coffee will also be provided.
If you have any proposals for the AGM or any Nominations for the committee please send them to Jo Guy at email@example.com by the 12th April 2018
The proposals will go on the final agenda which will be sent out 7 days before the actual AGM.
Every year club awards are given to members of PJC. There are categories which are decided by the committee but there is also one category nominated and chosen by you, the PJC members. The award is the Joggers Jogger. An award from the membership choosing to recognise another jogger for whatever reason you like, there is no set criteria. So it could be for amazing help and support on a run or since you became a member of PJC for someone that has gone above and beyond for you. If you wish to nominate someone please send the name of the jogger and the reason for your nomination to Jo Guy at firstname.lastname@example.org
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me or ask a member of the committee.