Junior Parkrun 2K
Katie Lasseter was the sole BRJ participant completing in a Junior Parkrun (Jubilee Park), finishing just shy of her current Club 2K PB.
There were BRJ returns to Parkrun’s at Ferry Meadows, Paris (Bois De Boulogne), Whittlesey & Wimpole Estate. No Club 5K PB’s were secured.
At Millennium Country Parkrun (Forest of Marston Vale), Claire Pearce secured a 9 Sec Club PB, her 3rd in consecutive weeks,
At Huntingdon, runner-up William Dales secured a 23 Sec Club PB which represented further evidence that training for his Marathon debut in October’s London Marathon is going to plan. William’s new time (00:17:07) puts him in 6th place in the “All Time Fastest BRJ Senior Men over 5K”, just 12 Secs behind 5th place Alan Hannibal’s time of 00:16:55 set back in 1994 at the Oundle Classic.
Also PB’ing was Jessica Barrett-Drylie with a 4 Min 16 Sec improvement. Junior member Amy Lasseter made her Club 5k debut.
Finally, there were BRJ Parkrun debuts at Bournemouth (Kags Alexander-Cahill securing a 1 Min 12 Sec Club 5k PB), Dishley, nr Loughborough (an 18 Sec 5K PB for Chloe Wilson) & Sheffield Castle (Nicki McMahon was 1st Female finisher in her Club 5K debut).
Kimbolton Castle 1/2 Marathon
3 BRJ’ers successfully completed the race held over an undulating course in warm & windy conditions. Nicki McMahon lead home the “BRJ 3” in position 74 of the 350 finishers in a time of 1:44:15, a couple of minutes off her current Club PB time. Heledd Marshall-Roberts, in her debut Club 1/2 Marathon & utilising the event as preparation for the London Marathon, finished in a time of 1:46:42 in position 83. Sue Yendley finished in 2:16:05 in position 266.