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 competition from runners across the country, two of the BRJ juniors placed in the top 20 of their races.
After the original course turned into a mud bath after the recent Inter-Counties race, the organisers had to devise a completely new course at the last minute which was flat and fast paced course with a couple of sharp switch backs. The later runners still got to experienced lots of mud...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 Schools Sports Awards, known as the Roy Burrell Awards.
The awards, which took place on 6 March 2018, celebrate excellence, participation and sportsmanship amongst year 11 students who attend schools in the Cambridge and District area.
James received a medal for his cross country running and was given the Achievement over Adversity Award for his endeavours.
James was presented...Read more
Over 650 runners took part in these popular races organised by St Edmund Pacers. They faced chilly conditions but with a slight breeze and clear blue skies this was a perfect day for running.
Dave Hudson stormed round the 20 miles in 1 hour 49 minutes 22 seconds breaking the course record he set last year by over two minutes, over 10 minutes ahead of the second placed runner. His performance was matched by winners in three age categories Alice Synge (FV 35) 2.40.24 Annette Newton (FV65) 2.57.02 and David Newton (MV 65) 2.41.25. Neil Jarvis, who had competed in the National Cross-...Read more
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