Parkrun Junior 2K – At Jubilee Park, Ethan Ward earned himself a 36 Sec Club 2K PB against his time set on the same course on 7 November 2021. Emily Marshall-Roberts made her Club 2K Debut.
Parkrun 5K – BRJ’ers made returns to Alton Water, Bury St Edmunds, Eglington, Scotland (Course PB for Maureen Wickson), Faelled (Copenhagen, Denmark), Great Denham (Course PB for Marcela Gracova), Haverhill, Moors Valley, Roundhay (1st place & Course PB for Keelan Duffy), Sheringham, Storeys Field, Whittlesey & Wimpole. At Littleport, John Clark secured a 35 Sec Club 5K PB when compared to the Great City event on 17 July 2018.
At a sunny Huntingdon, 3 members achieved new Club PB’s. These were, Kerry Surkitt (by 1 Min 20 Secs since the Belvoir Parkrun of 29 January 2022 & Running PB #7 of 2022), Heledd Marshall-Roberts (by 1 Min 5 Secs since Huntingdon 22 January 2022, PB #4 of 2022 & first lady finisher) & Ian Lasseter (by 37 Secs since Huntingdon 16 April 2022).
New Junior Member, Sam Hathaway, secured a Course PB & Paul Treadwell completed Parkrun #125. Unluckiest Club athlete was Tim Legge, missing a new Club 5K PB by just 3 Secs.
Fen Drayton 10K
7 BRJ’ers were among the 178 finishers securing 1 Club Debut 10K & 2 Age Category podium positions. The individual stats were:-
Vitality London 10K
Paul Treadwell was the sole BRJ’er amongst the 13,533 finishers. He completed the course, which passed a number of London’s major historic landmarks such as St Paul’s Cathedral & Big Ben, in a time of 00:49:20 in position 3,306 about 1 Min outside his Club PB.
Milton Keynes 1/2 Marathon
A total of 1,557 competitors successfully completed this 1/2 Marathon which was run in hot conditions. Gez Baker, hampered by tight Hamstrings over the final 4 miles, led home the BRJ squad in position 1,106 in 2:16:19. He was followed home by Melanie Gearing (position 1,300 in 2:32:47) & Anna Best (1,384 in 2:39:12).
Milton Keynes Marathon
John Parker was the sole representative of the Club of the 1,350 finishers in position 672 in a time of 4:09:02. John’s Club Marathon PB was set over the same course back in May 2018 & despite the hot conditions on the day, John secured a new Club Marathon PB by a margin of 8 Secs. His Age Graded Score counting towards the 2022 Running Championships was 53.69%.