Welcome to BRJ

Based in Huntingdon, BRJ Run and Tri is a friendly and active club of around 200 members catering for runners and triathletes of all standards.

Regular club activities take place throughout the week and include running sessions, coached swimming, open water swimming and group bike rides.

We meet for regular social events and organise races throughout the year.

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After a long winter’s training the first major city marathon of the Spring season was held in Manchester on Sunday. The weather was dry with little wind. This was ideal for runners.

Six BRJ members travelled north to compete in the Greater Manchester Marathon. 

Rob Farrant led the group home in a very good time of 3 hours 9 minutes and 59 seconds, followed be fellow runners a few minutes behind, Neil Jarvis 3 hours 13 minutes 12 seconds and Neil Pope 3 hours 15 minutes 31 seconds.  Ian Shipley completed the 26 miles in 3 hours 43 minutes 15 seconds.  Sarah Watts 3 hours 54 minutes 33 seconds with Janine Clark, close behind in  3hours 56 minutes 20 seconds, both delighted...Read more

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London Landmarks Half Marathon

 

Sue Yendley led a group of last years

Six runners from BRJ Run and Tri competed at the National Cross-Country Championships for years, 5, 6 and 7 at Prestwold Hall in Loughborough on Saturdat 24th March . Despite the fierce...Read more

James Orrell, Junior Club Captain with BRJ Run and Tri Club in Huntingdon was nominated by his PE teachers at his school, Cambourne Village College, for the Cambridge and District Secondary...Read more



BRJ Committee Post Job Descriptions

  1. Secretary
  2. Club Captain
  3. Chairman/Chairwoman
  4. Treasurer
  5. Social Secretary
  6. Communications Officer
  7. Kit Officer
  8. Results Co-ordinator
  9. Representative of Junior Section
  10. Frostbite Liaison Officer
  11. Membership Secretary
  12. Fundraising Officer
  13. Training Co-ordinator Running
  14. Training Co-ordinator Swimming
  15. Training Co-ordinator Cycling
  16. Welfare Officer
  17. Volunteer Coordinator

1. Club Chairman/ Chairwoman

  • To preside over all General meetings, including the AGM, for the Club and/or all Committee meetings.
  • Responsible for guiding the activities of the club in accordance with the agreed Club rules/Constitution.
  • Assist other volunteers in their roles.
  • Actively promote and develop the club.

2. Club Secretary

  • Produce and circulate meeting agendas
  • Record minutes from all formal club meetings
  • Circulate minutes to club members
  • Liaise with Governing Body and Local Associations
  • Deal with any necessary correspondence to and from above
  • Administration and general club related correspondence
  • Additionally (though currently delegated):
    • Manage ISP account/domain for website
    • Collate information for website
    • Design/manage/update website

3. Club Captain

  • The Club Captain is the link between the committee of the club and the athletes. It can be the role of the team captain to represent the views of the athletes within the club and contribute to the development of the club through providing advice and guidance from an athlete perspective.
  • Duties of the club captain:
  • Be approachable, a person that all athletes can contact and talk to about any comments they may have.
  • Attends club committee meetings and represent the views of the athletes
  • Be positive role model for all members of the club
  • Communicates with fellow team members, and provide support and advice where needed
  • Encourage and support club members to be involved in social and voluntary activities
  • Welcomes new members to the club
  • To have a knowledge of the club and athletes
  • Able to seek and represent the views of others
  • Attend weekly training sessions especially Tuesday's & Thursday's whenever possible
  • Liaise with and assist organizing Social functions with the club if required.

4. Treasurer

  • To record all the club's financial transactions.
  • To give updated reports on club finances to the committee as requested.
  • Pay in cheques and cash received by the club.
  • To make payments to third parties.
  • To reconcile the Club's Accounts against bank statements and specific club events.
  • To produce year end accounts and report on the club's finances at the Annual General Meeting
  • Provide financial support to Event Directors to ensure sufficient cash flow.

5. Social Secretary

  • The social secretary is responsible for arranging entertainment within the club and to ensure that all events are run efficiently, break even and give clubmembers value for money.
  • Specific events can be, depending on demand, arranged on an annual basis:
    • Christmas Party
    • Summer BBQ
    • Social runs
  • Many other themed events are expected to be arranged during each year.

For all events the Social Secretary is responsible for all arrangements including planning, liaison, bookings, finance, tickets, posters, food, etc.
Support is often provided by other committee members to ensure all aspects of an event are covered and that things run as smoothly as possible.
Additional tasks that the Social Secretary is also expected to carry out include transport bookings.

6. Communication Officer

Responsible to the Club Chairman/Chairwoman for preparing news items and articles for local and national press which promote the Club and the activities of its members. The communication officer maintains the club's website news and events pages. They will assist in the promotion and publicity of club sporting and social events.

7. Kit Officer

  • To source club kit with approval from the Club members.
  • To purchase approved club kit with the approval from the club's committee.
  • To make kit available for purchase to all members.
  • To maintain stock records.
  • To maintain records of sales of kit and payments received.
  • To produce an end of year stock record including value of stock held, for the treasurer.

8. Race Results Coordinator

To provide club members with:

  • An accurate & comprehensive race results logging & reporting service.
  • A comprehensive database of the Personal Best (PB) times of former & current club members over a range of road & cross country race distances.

Detailed Tasks:

  1. Race Results
    • Undertake trawls, preferably by no later than Tuesday of each week, of sources likely to provide details relating to times achieved by junior & senior club members in road & cross country races. These sources include, but are not limited to, the BRJ Webmail account, other websites & media articles.
    • Provide the BRJ Webmaster (Club Secretary) with race result updates, on a minimum of a 1 (One) weekly basis, to enable the Webmaster to regularly update the "Race Results" page of the club website.
    • Provide the BRJ Media Officer(s) with a copy of these periodic race results updates to enable them to furnish articles to the local press.
    • For the benefit of members that do not have access to I.T./Internet, provide a hard copy format of the Race Results, for display in the Club HQ and also provide periodic updates to the Race Results folder, as required.
    • Maintain a separate computer back-up of the Race Results.
  2. Personal Best Database
    • Populate, and then regularly maintain, a Personal Best (PB) time electronic Database covering current & former junior & senior club members, over arange of road & cross country running distances.
    • Provide the BRJ Webmaster with periodic updates, on an as required basis, to enable the "Club Records" page of the club website to be updated.
    • For the benefit of members that do not have access to I.T./Internet, provide a hard copy of the PB Database, for display in the Club HQ and also provide periodic updates to the PB database folder, as required.
    • Undertake additional research of race result sites, as time allows, to refine the information held within the PB Database. Provide updates to the PB Database and website, as required.
    • Maintain a separate computer back-up of the PB database

Provide hard copies of race entry forms for inclusion in the "Race Entry Forms" folder held in the Club HQ.
Attend club committee meetings, as required.

9. Representative of the Junior Section

  • To advise and inform the committee on the activities and plans of the junior section.
  • To be the point of contact for membership enquiries for junior members
  • To provide the Communication Officer with information and articles in respect of junior members for inclusion in reports to the press and posting on the club's website
  • To promote the recruitment and training of volunteers in leading and coaching roles as outlined in the club's development plan.
  • To assist in the production of the Junior Newsletter.
  • To promote the involvement and participation of the junior captains in the organisation and planning of the section.

10. Frostbite Liaison Officer

  • Focal Point for the effective liaison between the Frostbite Friendly League and the BRJ Committee.
  • Represent BRJ interests at the Frostbite AGM.
  • Responsible for the effective communication of Frostbite issues to the club membership.
  • Responsible as "Race Director" for the delivery of the BRJ hosted Frostbite event
  • Responsible for Club input into the Junior & Senior Frostbite Presentation Ceremonies.

11. Membership Secretary

  • Provide information to potential new members
  • Maintain an accurate database of the membership
  • Request renewals from existing members
  • Collect fees and pay into bank; liaising with treasurer
  • Log members on the EA club portal and generate invoices
  • Provide other members of the committee with selected information (e.g. DOB to Race event coordinator; email to Website manager: sign in list; emergency list; London marathon qualifiers)
  • Ensure emergency contacts is kept in club folder
  • Issue membership cards
  • Maintain membership booklet

12. Fundraising Officer

  • To research and propose events and activities for consideration in raising finance for agreed Club needs.
  • To plan and co-ordinate the events and activities agreed by the Club, with help when
  • necessary from other Club members in order to raise funds for the club or the club's nominated charity.
  • To report the results of the fundraising to the Club and present the finance raised to the Club Treasurer.

13. Training coordinator: Running

  • Produces and implements a training plan for the whole Club. The plan is built on the success of the current Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday sessions in order to broaden the scope of training opportunities at all levels across the Club.
  • To promote the recruitment and training of volunteers in leading and coaching roles as outlined in the club's development plan.
  • Potential areas for review include: Beginners group, junior section, formal Sunday runs, social runs, special programmes leading up to spring marathon/Frostbite type events, track sessions, transitioning between groups and coach training
  • The coordinator
    • Promotes and encourages participation in the Club Championship, Frostbite league and Award Scheme.
    • Examines the opportunities for involvement in Leagues, Championships, team and stage races and organising participation where agreed.
    • Extends the types of running activities available to members, e.g. cross country, trail running, fell running.
    • Provides a point of contact for runners to exchange ideas and become involved in the organisation of training and racing within the Club.
    • Is a member of a sub group which coordinates multi-sport activities and events within the club. One member of the sub group will attend and report to each committee meeting

14 Training coordinator: Swimming

  • Produces and implements a training plan for the whole Club. To support and coordinate the coaching sessions on Monday evenings and the seasonal Open Water Swimming in the lake.
  • To promote the recruitment and training of volunteers in leading and coaching roles as outlined in the club's development plan.
  • To encourage and develop swimming in all age groups within the club
  • Is a member of a sub group which coordinates multi-sport activities and events within the club. One member of the sub group will attend and report to each committee meeting

15 Training coordinator: Cycling

  • Produces and implements a training plan for the whole Club. To support and coordinate the coaching sessions on in respect of competitive cycling in respect of multi-sport and those of a social nature (e.g. Night on a bike and Sunday cycle rides) To promote the recruitment and training of volunteers in leading and coaching roles as outlined in the club's development plan.
  • To encourage and develop cycling in all age groups within the club
  • Form part of a sub group which coordinates multi-sport activities and events within the club including duathlon, triathlon and aquathlon. One member of the sub group will attend and report to each committee meeting.

16. Welfare Officer

To be responsible for the implementation of good practice and safeguarding policies within the Club. In doing so, the Welfare Officer must consider:

  • How best to operate the club and all its activities in a safe manner.
  • How to protect all members during club activities and, in the event of an incident, to ensure members are supported with adequate insurance.
  • How best to limit the liability of the committee.
  • How checks such as those required by the Disclosure and Barring Service are administered.
  • How to ensure all members are treated with respect, not discriminated against and not intimidated by other members. And where this happens, how best to support the member(s) involved

The Welfare Officer will be the first person to contact members who become injured during club activities and, as appropriate, need support following illness or operation. Their role to offer and organise support from the club.

17. Volunteer Coordinator

To assist in the recruitment of volunteers to support all the activities of the club. This includes:

  • Coaches, assistants and leaders in support of running, cycling and swimming.
  • Marshalls for races and other competitive events
  • Volunteers to help at social and public events organised by the club.

Home

Training diary

Run
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 19:30
Run
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 19:30
Run
Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 19:00
Run
Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 19:00
Run
Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 19:30
Run
Monday, April 30, 2018 - 19:00

Upcoming races

Run
Monday, May 7, 2018 - 09:00
Run
Monday, May 7, 2018 - 10:00
Run
Sunday, May 27, 2018 - 09:00
Run
Sunday, May 27, 2018 - 09:30
Run
Sunday, June 10, 2018 - 10:00
Run
Sunday, June 24, 2018 - 10:15

Racing results

Run
Sunday, April 22, 2018 - 09:30
Run
Sunday, April 15, 2018 - 10:00
Run
Sunday, April 15, 2018 - 10:00
Run
Saturday, April 14, 2018 - 09:00
Run
Sunday, April 8, 2018 - 10:00
Run
Saturday, April 7, 2018 - 09:00

Social activities

No current events

Club charity

 

Carers Trust Cambridgeshire