The SCI gets hands on at half marathon

The SCI was a hands-on sponsor of yesterday’s Tonbridge Half Marathon. The professional coaching team provided a free stretching and mobility facility for runners to use both before and after the race, which proved incredibly popular and even saw queues forming as athletes gathered in the sun to loo...


Great Forecast for Tonbridge Half Marathon!

Well, the early October weather has been great – and it looks set to stay that way for this year’s Tonbridge Half Marathon! We have been very grateful for fine weather as carpentry, deliveries and assembly work has all been able to take place on the decking at Blossom Bank, but another b...


On the run with Coach Kirsty

My longest race to date is the Great South Run, which is 10 miles and takes place in Portsmouth. It’s important to get the miles in when training for a race but in order to improve your time then sprints are possibly the best addition to your training. Try 6 x 20 second sprints 2x weekly during your...


On the run with Coach Will

The only competitive distance runs I have done are 10k trail runs. The most recent is the Bedgebury 10k which has a tough mixture of terrains, elevations and descents. I find trail running a lot more exciting due to the challenging environment and amazing scenery you get when you run off road! The l...


On the run with Coach Craig

My running history includes the London Marathon, the Brighton Marathon and the Paris Marathon. Some great events! My best time was 4:11 for the Brighton Marathon. For me the actual motion and endurance needed for running a marathon wasn’t something I found particularly difficult. The hardest p...


The SCI to sponsor 2015 Tonbridge Half Marathon

We are excited to share the news that The SCI is to sponsor the Tonbridge Half Marathon this autumn! The popular sporting event is entering its fifth year this year, and has quickly become a favourite event on the calendar for both local and touring runners. The 2015 event on 4th October is set to b...

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