In 2014, BRJ member Berenice Curtis, set herself a goal. The goal was to represent Great Britain as a triathlete, something she achieved only one year later. An injury affected her first opportunity to represent her country, but not deterred, she continued with the goal. It wasn’t an easy journey and included race crashes, punctures and illness but last weekend, she represented Great Britain at the ETU Middle Distance Triathlon in the heart of the Austrian Alps. The race began with a 1.9km swim, followed by a 90km bike and finished with a 21km run. Berenice competed in the 40 to...Read more
The fact that the old county of Huntingdonshire’s stretch of the Ouse Valley Way measures 26.2 miles was too much to resist for member Alice Noyes who, with the help of the club, organised the inaugural Ouse Valley Way Marathon. On Sunday 4th September, over 100 runners, many from local clubs, set off along the scenic route from Earith to Eynesbury. A route that would take them through St Ives, Houghton, Godmanchester and St Neots.
Race Director, Alice Noyes “We are so lucky to have this fabulous route on a doorstep, and this race has introduced a whole new group of...Read more
The Club Run Programme has been developed to support senior endurance running clubs in England and BRJ was one of only 20 chosenacross England. The programme runs over 12 weeks to help club members target a specific race and train towards a performance goal. Senior coach, Bill Boyd pays his first visit to the club next Wednesday to begin work with our coaches, leaders and runners towards training plans and coaching techniques. Bill Boyd has been a senior coach for over 20 years. He has worked with elite athletes, including preparations for Rio selection, and older runners called masters...Read more
At yesterday’s Kimbolton 3k Fun Run, BRJ juniors stole the show with seven podium places and five category wins. Keelan Duffy (pictured) led the way, finishing in sixth position and scooping first place in the U15M category. Chloe Loosley was first lady, finishing just behind Keelan in seventh and first in the U17F category. Other first category places were won by Gaige Duffy – U11M, Jemima Davey – U9F and James Loosley - U9M. Second category places went to Kira Shipley – U13F and Ellie Loosley – U11F. Layton Duffy was third runner for the club in an impressive time of 8.36.