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
We had a good turnout again at the regular Wednesday night BRJ junior running group, but training was a bit different this week. It being Easter week there were plenty of eggs, spoons and chocolate about, not usual items at our junior sessions, but it all made for some Easter fun.
After the usual warm-up taken this week by team captains Ed Cochrane and Emily Wake-Primett the junior runners set off on a 1.6 mile Guestimate run. Runners had to...Read more
We had 13 runners take part and finish in the Virgin London Marathon on Sunday. There were personal bests for Andrew Barber, Yvonne Homewood and Cheryl Jenner. Cheryl took an amazing 20 minutes off her PB.
Unfortunately, we didn't have all the results in time for the newspaper deadlines and so two BRJ runners didn't get their results in this weeks papers. Louise Bearman ran a time of 4:22:06 in her debut club Marathon and Nicky Barlow...Read more
The open water swim sessions are scheduled to start on Friday 25th April (providing the water temperature is ok).
If you want to take part in the open water swim sessions then you MUST be a member of BRJ Run & Tri. Non-members are NOT permitted to swim.
We have a very good relationship with the Park Ranger and also with the Huntingdon Canoe Club , who give up their free time every Friday as an extra safety measure at our swim sessions.
All members must have read AND SIGNED the...Read more