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.
Sunday’s Thorney 5 mile and 3k fun runs saw another successful day for our juniors and seniors. For the second week, 10-year-old Ellie Loosley led home the ladies in the junior 3k run in a seven second personal best time of 12.55. Other juniors on the podium were, Emily Cochrane - first under 13 girl, Layton Duffy - first under 13 boy and James Orrell - second boy overall. James Loosley smashed his previous week’s...Read more