National Cross-Country Championship Parliament Hill London
15 Athletes from Huntingdonshire BRJ Run and Tri Club attended the National Cross-Country Competition, at Parliament Hill in London, on Saturday.
The blue skies masked for a while the course conditions which were bleak to say the least. Boggy mud underfoot and hills that seemed to go on and on made this race the hardest race most of the club members had ever competed in.
Competing in the 3km u13s race against 570 of the country’s best were Dominic Pauley (13:41),...Read more
Following their wedding just before Christmas Cy and Mel Gearing set off for a honeymoon in New York in January. The couple are active members of BRJ Run and Tri Club. As well as seeing the sights of the Big Apple they raced around Central Park in the New York Runners Club Fred Lebow Half Marathon. With over 5,000 runners the four lap circuit became quite congested. This made keeping pace difficult and both Mel and Cy ran further than the 13.1 miles of the course. They described the support on the local crowds as fantastic. Cy finished in 33rd place in 1 hour 22 minutes 56...Read more
Stamford St Valentines 30K Sunday 11th February
There was little romance in the air as over 600 runners lined up at the start of this race over a hilly 30-kilometre course. The near freezing temperatures were enhanced by strong gusting winds. Lincoln runner Aaron Scott took first place in
1 hour 44 minutes with BRJ runner David Hudson just over three minutes behind in second place. A standout performance from Rob Farrant brought him in in the top 40 places 2 hours 3 minutes. Husband and wife Ed and Sabrina Crothall (2.10.44 and 2.23.18) were...Read more
Liam Conway was in action on Saturday 30th September. He raced in the sunshine and the strong coastal breeze at the Clacton Duathlon on Saturday, the last race of the British Triathlon Eastern Region Junior league. Liam won the Tristar 1 category in style, winning by a margin of 1 minute 32 seconds.
Liam’s shown strong form all season winning 6 league races to take the top spot on the podium for the Eastern Region Tristar 1 category for 2017. A brilliant performance from a very talented triathlete Liam who of course joined his team mates for a great run in the...Read more
Over the last twelve months club members have been busy with their sports and social activities in support of Papyrus a charity dedicated to suicide prevention and the support of those impacted by the death of a loved one through suicide. They took to heart the important issue Papyrus raises. Suicide is the biggest killer of young people - male and female-aged under 35 in the UK. Young suicide is everyone's business and Papyrus believe we all have a role to play in preventing it. Through their "Hopeline" and in their work in overcoming the stigma and silence associated with suicide...Read more