The last race of the series took place this Sunday, hosted by BRJ Run and Tri Club at Jubilee Park in Huntingdon.
The host club had a great team turnout, taking 1st out of the 16 clubs in the senior race (BRJ have only ever came 1st once before in a frostbite round back in 2011) and 4th in the juniors, despite the weather, which proved to be very cold, wet and windy.
Leading home the club and finishing in 2nd place was in form John Uff. He put in a cracking performance completing the 5 mile course in 29:45. 16 year old James Orrell ran brilliantly to finish next for BRJ in...Read more
BRJ Run and Tri Club Captain Alan Hannibal has won the Living Sport Services to Sport Award for his long service to our club, and his continuing support of all of its members. He took up running to enjoy it and keep fit. In 1988, as there were no running clubs in the area, he and a friend Sam Burrows set up a club in Huntingdon. They met in the car park of the Working Men’s Club and took their name from it, BRJ. At first, they ran as a group of eight. Interest and membership grew, and the club thrived. Alan served as membership secretary for 15 years. He guided the club towards...Read more
On 1st Sept BRJ kicked off their 30th celebration with a Parkrun takeover at Hinchingbrooke Parkand to take the opportunity to raise awareness for their nominated charity, Myaware. Myaware is a UK based charity supporting those suffering with the autoimmune disease, Myasthenia Gravis. Club members were asked to join in by wearing Myaware vests, or purple, there was a guest speaker from Myaware, balloons and plenty of cake. Parkun special guest modern pentathlete Jessica Varley joined club members for a photograph. Thanks to the generosity of the parkrunners over £100 was raised for...Read more
Rules for 30th BRJ Anniversary 30 Day Challenge
To celebrate the 30th Anniversary of BRJ, it has been decided to run a 30 day exercise challenge. For those that complete the challenge, they will be entered into a prize draw. The 30 day challenge will run from 1st – 30th September 2018. This will also be a fundraiser for the BRJ nominated charity – Myaware. This is a fun...Read more
After weeks of fierce competition, the inaugural BRJ Run and Tri Pentathlon drew to a nail biting finish in the third week of June.
Five events including running rowing and cycling were part of this multi-sport club competition with scores adjusted for age but sadly not for ability.
The careful application of a joker at one favoured event enabled competitors to increase their score by ten percentage points. This proved to be a crucial aspect of this closely fought competition.
Tony Farrow the instigator, organiser and tireless supporter of this innovation for the...Read more
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...Read more