The inaugural junior mini-duathlon series was a huge success with all participants improving as the series progressed through the four rounds.
Way back on Monday 13th April, 24 competitors began the journey with Round One. The weather was bright, windy and cold, and being April, started to get dark early. The grass had been cut at lunchtime clogging most of the bike wheels and chains, making it difficult, but we all came through with smiling faces. It was a very competitive and successful start to the series.
Round Two in May and we had...Read more
On Wednesday 1st July, the hottest day of the year, 300 C + a bunch of BRJ'ers met at Hinchingbrooke for the annual Martin Doig Guesstimate. This event is held in memory of Martin a keen BRJ member who did so much for the club over the years.
As with previous years the route and distance of the junior and senior runs are revealed to runners on the evening and we ask runners to donate a small fee to the club charity and predict their finish times. The runners then head off for a spot of naked running (without watches, Garmins and satellites to guide them)....Read more
There had been some talk for some time during club runs and social bike rides about having a jamming session between guitarists (there are always more guitarists than actually needed in a band).
But things only started getting serious when Bren Vaughan and Maureen Wickson took matters into their hands and quickly a group of BRJ’rs was assembled in Bren’s study room one weekend in November 2014 as the running season was winding down. Ideas were exchanged, killer riffs were skilfully delivered and a preliminary song list was agreed.
The first rehearsal took place in Bren...Read more
Fifteen BRJ members took part in the second race of the Nicetri St Neots triathlon Series on Sunday 12th July. There were lots of good performances and placings overall. Notably Andy Darby was third in the Standard Race (1500m swim / 45km bike / 10km run), Gillian Peck was first in her age group and Bernice Curtis finished as the second woman home in Standard Race.
CC Hime (also known as Cecilia) competed in her first adult triathlon in the Sprint Race (750m swim / 23.9km bike / 5km run) and won first woman home! An amazing birthday performance especially beating her dad...Read more
Gary is well on his way to achieve his goal of running thirteen marathons and seven Ultra marathons this year. He is hoping to raise funds for Macmillan Cancer Care, a charity close to his heart.
From January this year Gary has completed six marathons which has taken him from Kent, Stratford on Avon, Brighton, Cambridge, Milton Keynes and in Great Barrow in Suffolk. He has also ran the 100K (62miles), from London to Brighton, and the same distance around the Norfolk Coast.
Watch out for Gary at the Equinox Marathon in Leicester and at the Kings Forrest 50K...Read more