Parkrun has finally returned and saw BRJ’ers participating across the country at Huntingdon, Loch Neaton (Watton), Ludlow & Melton Mowbray, At Huntingdon, Karen Gilchrist secured herself a 1 Min 45 Sec Club 5K PB over the time she set over the same course on 28/09/2019. Anna Best, set a course PB, just shy of her Club 5K PB set at Folkestone Parkrun in February 2018. Finally, after a delay of 70 odd weeks, Tom Brand finally managed to complete his 300th Parkrun.
Junior Parkrun 2K
New Junior BRJ member, Katie Lasseter, finished her debut Club run in 3rd place overall of the 75 finishers in the Jubilee Parkrun.
ASICS London 10K
A great performance from Jessica Drylie-Barrett saw her secure her first sub-50 minute 10K (00:49:51 in position 1,632 / 7,924 finishers). Jessica smashed her previous Club PB set in June 2021 at the Peterborough Midsummer 10k by 3 Mins 56 Secs., her 2nd Club PB of 202.
Bedford Running Grand Prix 10K
Of the various distances on offer (5K, 10K, 1/2 Marathon, 16 Miles & 20 Miles), there was only BRJ interest in the 10K event. The 4 BRJ’ers were lead home by Alex Mitton in position 27 of the 135 finishers in a time of 00:42:48, 10 Secs shy of his Club 10K PB. Alex finished 1 position & 1 sec ahead of Paul Mitton. The remaining club finishers were Richard Orrell (00:46:49 in position 42) & Alison Orrell (00:48:11 in position 49). Alison took the Gold medal in her Age Category.