All Abilities Welcome
Emsworth joggers is an affiliated running club to England athletics and is based in the heart of Emsworth, Hampshire. George ‘Topsy’ Turner, Suzy Walker and Andrea Collier formed the club in September 2015. The Club opens its arms to the complete beginner through to the accomplished runner wanting that group comaraderie or a harden trail run!
English Athletics affiliation
Emsworth Joggers are affiliated to English athletics. If you choose to add the affiliation to your annual membership you will recieve a number of benefits. For more information follow this link: Benefits of Affiliation
Please get in touch
If you have any questions about membership, please contact us either Topsy or Suzy. Questions about training should be sent to Topsy.
All our training schedules are available on the ‘Training and Events’ section of this website. You can follow us on Facebook for latest updates and breaking news.
Training on Tuesday’s is usually at Hollybank Recreation Ground on Southleigh Road, Emsworth – we meet at the Pavilion around 6.15pm. Thursday’s off road training begins at various locations – please check on each event to find out the location.
Become a Member and order club kitAll you need to do is click on the link below. Fill out your details and arrange an on-line payment of £25 for your first years subscription. If you would like to become an EA affiliated member or order any Emsworth Joggers kit tick the boxes required.
George 'Topsy' Turner
Head Coach LiRF
George Turner, better known to my recruits as ‘Topsy’ is the owner and chief instructor at Innovations Fitness. He spent 15 years in the Royal Navy as a Physical Training Instructor.
Topsy leads regular Couch 2 5K courses for new runners and is keen to encourage EJ’s to sign up for events to challenge themselves and enjoy their running.
Suzy Walker CiRF, LiRF
Suzy is Emsworth Joggers coach with 25-years of experience. She helped establish the Club in September 2015 with Andrea and Topsy. Her true love is trail running. She enthusiastically leads the Mad Mudders on Thursday’s all over the South Downs. Suzy also leads the Couch to 5K running courses and plans wicked training sessions for all those Tuesday trainers.
Andrea works with Suzy as the kit coordinator for Emsworth Joggers. She started her running journey nine years ago and has helped Suzy with her Couch to 5K courses. Andrea particularly encourages members to join the team on ‘Thirsty Thursday’ – our weekly post run treat.
Race Event Coordinator and Leader (LiRF)
Maria has been running for 10-years and started assisting Suzy with her Couch 2 5K courses three years ago, On Thursdays, Maria will lead a road running group for those who don’t go off road and will often help the newbies on Tuesday’s.
Maria qualified as a LiRF running fitness leader last year.