On October 15th, 17 teams comprising over 100 BRJ and friends met for a quizzical evening of fun and games. Special thanks go to Steve Scott and the time he spent devising the questions along with Nick Watts who also looked after the technology on the night. Steve was joined as quiz master by Simon Lumley. Steve and Nick devised diverse and taxing questions on subjects from sports to TV, general knowledge and Name That Tune!
The BRJ juniors started the Frostbite season with a bang finishing second at Sunday’s first Frostbite race of the season. 15 juniors ran the St Neots Priory Park course with James Orrell (7:55) and Cecelia Hime (8:11) coming in first male and female for the club.
34 seniors took to the 4.9 mile challenging course in near perfect conditions with...Read more
On the 11th September, BRJ member Chris Rawlings took part in the first Weymouth Ironman branded 70.3 triathlon. There have been Ironman distance triathlons in the area before, however, this was the first year the Ironman franchise was running the event.
70.3 represents the total distance of the race in miles (113.0 km), consisting of a 1.2 mile (1.9 km) swim, a 56 mile (90 km) bike ride, and a 13.1 mile (21.1 km) run. This distance is also known as half ironman as it is half the distance of a full ironman.
The format was a sea swim in the...Read more
As we know, Equinox is a celestial event when all points on the surface of the earth experience 12 hours of daylight and darkness. What better time to try to run the clock round from daylight through darkness and into the light. That is Equinox 24, a 24 hour mixed terrain race on a 10k loop around the Belvoir Castle estate. Start at noon on Saturday and run solo or relay until noon on Sunday.
Last year, BRJ entered the largest team in the whole event. This year the club fielded five teams, two of eight members, three of five members and two solo runners attempting to run...Read more
Seven members headed for the hilly Swineshead 5 and 10 mile races on September 11th with Rosalind Innes coming in first for the club. Other members running were Hiroko Tagashira, Kate Ruddock, Joanne Muff, Mike Gullis and Jez Bottley who all tackled the ten miler and Keith Simmonds who ran the five miler.
The sun appeared for this Sunday’s St Neots triathlon series, helping BRJ Run and Tri members to shine. In super-sprint, BRJ's Chris Gale was a comfortable winner, putting in a solid performance ahead of Ironman Wales next weekend, with Jason Hall in fourth and coming first in his age group. Sprinters included Simon Hime in third place overall and first in age group, and daughter CC Hime who also won her age group and was fourth overall. Danny Hawksford and Karen Maukonen came second and Ollie Wood third in their age groups. BRJ were also represented with strong performances from John...Read more