parkrun comes to Huntingdon

After months of hard work and fund raising, Suzie Hall and her team have secured parkrun for Huntingdon! Congratulations Suzie! The first run will be on Saturday 13th April at 9am. For those who haven't come across parkrun before, they are free, weekly, 5km timed runs taking place in parks every Saturday morning at 9am around the world. They are open to everyone, free, and are safe and easy to take part in. Come and meet the parkrun team in Hinchingbrooke Park on Saturday 13th. Make sure you visit the parkrunwebsite before you run to register and print off your barcode. Arrive shortly before 9am, run the course and then stay for a coffee and cake afterwards.

Club News

Road Running
Bedford Parkrun 5k Debut at this venue for both Jackie Wren & Phil Pearsons who also both secured runner-up spots in their respective age categories
Cambridge Parkrun 5k In this event, Sue Yendley was runner-up in her age category and 2 Parkrun milestones were also reached. Namely, Keith Simmons completing event # 25, whilst Julie Holmes reached Parkrun # 50!
Gorlestone Cliffs Parkrun 5k Linda Crookbecame the first BRJ'er to participate in the Gorlestone Cliffs Parkrun. The course runs up & down the cliff's and on the day the temperature was around 27 degree heat, the location allowed Linda and the other participants to cool down in the sea afterwards.
Riverside Runners 10k 14 of our members competed in this "one-off" event to celebrate 25 years since the formation of the Riverside Runners (St Neots) Club. The tough course and the extreme heat meant that no PB's were achieved today, although Gillian Peck secured 1st in her age Catogery. Anna Kay and Mark Dickinsonchoose this event to complete their debut club runs whilst for Beth Falkner this was her first Club 10k.

Milton Keynes Olympic Distance Frank Holmes was the sole BRJ participant and despite the heat secured a PB over this distance by more than 20 mins.

Martin Doig Guesstimate will be held on August 23rd at Hinchinbrooke School. Register from 6pm with juniors at 6.30 and seniors at 7pm

Club Duathlon
Information and entries now open for the inaugural BRJ Run and Tri Duathlon. 

Club BBQ Sat Sept 8th Tickets from Nikki Webber or Mel Fowler

W/c October 10th

Cambridge Parkrun saw Gillian Peck get a PB, 9 secs quicker than her 5k time set at this venue on 30 July 2011. Gillian's 4th PB of 2011 so far, and all over the 5k distance. Age Category Winners Jackie Wren & Phil Pearsons Club Debut(s) Jackie Wren - Debut run for the club over 5K in which she was her age category winner and the first ever BRJ lady to score in excess of 80% (Platinum level) as a Age Graded Percentage score! Her time today was also just 13 seconds off equalling the current Club Record for a BRJ Lady over 5k (set by Lorna Higgins at the same venue in January 2011). Frank Holmes - His debut Club Run Pennington Flash (Liverpool) Parkrun 5k (#34) Age Category Winners Both Esther & Tony cotton won their respective age groups

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