JL Team Stratford

John Lewis running group

Wednesday: 6.15-7.15pm

John Lewis, 101 The Arcade
Westfield Stratford City
Montfichet Road, London, E20 1EL
[meet by staff entrance/carpark]

4 min walk from Stratford tube/DLR
Bus routes: 25, 69, 97, 241, 339, D8

This group [started May 2012] is for ALL abilities jog/walkers to runners.

Runs take place next to Stratford International and in the Olympic Park [and along local towpaths/Victoria Park in the lighter Summer months]. There are toilets and secure bike lock-up facilities and a water fountain.

The group is lead by myself, Paul Lewis [an experienced Running Coach and 30 year road runner] and Andre Ellis a qualified Run England Leader, who is also an experienced runner. The group has taken part in challenges including a before work Around Westfield inter-department relay [started by Sally Gunnell] and a Conquer Everest stair climbing event to mark the 60th Anniversary. JL Team Stratford was awarded the Run England London group of the Year in 2012.

JL RE group

John Lewis Chronicle Autumn 2012

The group [along with my other Run England groups] will be entering races together on an on-going basis.

Event: 5th Oct 2013 The British Heart Foundation 5K/10K

jl team stratfordBHF5K

Event:  Saturday 14 December 2013 CAFOD 5K /10K

CAFOD Nativity Run December 14th 2013

CAFOD Nativity Run December 14th 2013

Event: Sunday 23 March 2014 Sport Relief 6 mile

Olympic Park Sport Relief 6 mile run 23rd March 2014

Olympic Park Sport Relief 6 mile run 23rd March 2014

Event: Wednesday 21st May 2014 BHF Canary Wharf 5/10K

BHF canary wharf run 21 May 2014

BHF canary wharf run 21 May 2014

Sunday 20 July
The National Lottery Newham London Anniversary Run 2014

oly park 5

Saturday and Sunday 30 & 31 August
The Spitfire Scramble 2014
Over this weekend the team entered [including three JL team Stratford runners] into the inaugural Spitfire Scramble 24 hour relay event in Hornchurch managed to finish 8th out of 19 teams in the mixed category, with a total of just under 157 miles. For two of the runners this was the first time they had run beyond the 10K distance.

The spitfire Scramble team 2014

The spitfire Scramble team 2014

Next event: Half marathon in October.

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