Jubilee Park Junior 2K Parkrun
For the 6th time in 8 weeks Christopher Scott led home the field, missing his club PB by 9 secs.
Sandringham 1/2 Marathon
3 BRJ’ers (Clare Few, Kate Ruddock & Alexandra Smart) were among the 901 runners that completed this twisty course through the grounds of Sandringham Estate.
Their finishing positions / times were:-
534 – Alexandra Smart, 534, 2:10:08
713 – Kate Ruddock – 2:24:47
714 – Clare Few – 2:24:47
Former BRJ member, David Hudson, took the overall race win and received his prize from Prince William, no less.
“Run to the King” Ultra Marathon
In her debut Ultra, Felicity Baillie successfully completed the “Run to the King” Ultra Marathon. The race was run over a distance of 53 miles starting in Arundel running Westwards along the South Downs, finishing at Winchester Cathedral. The overall ascent was 5,015 feet. Felicity completed the event in position 178 / 394 (15th Female) in a time of 11 Hrs 3 Mins & 28 Secs equalling a 12 Min / Mile pace.
“The Wall” Ultra Marathon
Simon Lumley, Annette Newton & David Newton successfully completed this Ultra Marathon. The event was run over a distance of 70 miles starting at Carlisle Castle & heading Eastwards along Hadrian’s Wall to Gateshead (Baltic Square) in sight of the iconic Tyne Bridge. The nature of the terrain & the potential weather conditions meant that each participant had to carry essential personal survival equipment, food & water.
Their finish time was 18 Hrs 12 Mins. For those interested, the winner completed the 70 miles in 9 Hrs 59 Mins & 32 Secs with the last finishers time being 25 Hrs.
Box End Standard Distance Triathlon (Bedford)
David Ward was the sole BRJ’er competitor finishing in position 34 / 121 in an overall time of 2 Hrs 37 Mins & 46 Secs
David’s individual stats were:-
Swim – 00:28:54
T1 – 00:01:38
Bike – 01:15:58
T2 – 00:00:58
Run – 00:50:20
Box End 1500M Swim
Colin West & Linda Crook competed in the 1500M swim, the recent heavy rainfall meaning that the current in the River Great Ouse was much stronger than normal. Despite this handicap, they finished in times of 53 Mins 2 Secs & 1 Hr 1 Min & 32 Secs respectively, both securing top spot in their Age Category.