As ever as the weather gets a bit warmer, we have lots of club events going on in July, August and September. I thought it would be a good to put down in one place some of the main events that are coming up over the summer.
3 July: Safeguarding Training for committee members, coaches and other volunteers (HBK Diploma Room 1930-2130
6 July: Social Cycle Rides Commence. First Sunday of each Month
7 July: Club ride & lunch to Cambridge for day 3 Tour de France
12 July: BRJ Summer BBQ and the junior charity marathon fund-raising event & their first...Read more
The financial year just finished saw us support the Alzheimer's Society as our charity of the year and we raised an amazing £5767.04 through a series of fund raising events, dressing up at nuns etc. I believe this is the most the club has ever raised for it's charity. So well done to everyone.
The photo shows last years Chairman, Geoff Hopcraft, Helen Silvester (former Fundraising Officer), Steve Dockerill, who nominated the Alzheimer's...Read more
As our juniors go from strength to strength they are starting to enjoy some really successful runs and triathlons, winning events and getting podium finishes, which is great. It rewards all their efforts at training and inspires both themselves and the other juniors. Success is infectious.
Three generations of the same family took to the waters of Hinchingbrooke Country Park Lake the other week confirming the popularity of triathlons and open water swimming to all ages.
I spoke with Adam Boon and his son George about their open water swimming and the previous week when they had been joined by Adam's father Tim Boon, as they all swam together at the BRJ Run and Tri Open water training session in the main lake at Hinchingbrooke...Read more
For a while now Tony Cotton has been winning his age category 75-79 at events up and down the country, but recently Tony took his successful running one stage further. At the Silverstone 10K on the 7th May Tony ran the second fastest time ever in his 75-79 age category in the 31 year history of the the Silverstone event.
Indeed it was apparently a bit of a windy day, not the best conditions for running so who knows what time he may have run in better conditions, the fastest age category time at...Read more
BRJ's junior triathletes had an outstanding weekend at the Duston triathlon in Northampton. Our juniors were competing against more than 350 young triathletes from all over the Eastern region and beyond. Your juniors got 5 top three places out of just 10 entrants with an amazing two juniors winning their age triathlon Championships.
Dominic Pauley and Jodie Elliott were both crowned Duston 2014 Triathlon Tri Start champions comfortably...Read more