Parkrun Junior 2k
At Cambourne, Junior Jack Hutchinson made his Club 2K Debut, finishing in 5th position.
BRJ’ers made returns to Dalby Forest, Hafan Pwllhelli (Course PB for Tony Foster), Hereford, Letchworth, Lordship Recreation Ground, Rushcliffe, Westmill (Course PB for Mark Jackman) & Wimpole.
At a sunny Huntingdon, there were ew Club PB’s for Mica Covell (by 37 Secs) & Andrew Stevenson (by 34 Secs). In addition, Simon Moore secured a Course PB & Coach Paul Mitton completed Parkrun #300 (#250 at Huntingdon). Anna Best shared her significant birthday with the 235 Parkrunners making a Debut Run in a new Age Category.
Junior Mini-Marathon 2.6K
The “Nominated” event for June in the 2023 Junior Running Championship was a 2.6K Mini-Marathon held at Hinchingbrooke Country Park. A fantastic turnout of 25 Juniors completed the event the times which are detailed below. The Age Graded scores counting towards the Junior Champs are detailed in the results list.
|BRJ MINI-MARATHON 2.6K – HINCHINGBROOKE COUNTRY PARK|
|Position||Time||Name||Age Grading Score|
The “Nominated” event for July takes place on the 12th July which is the Peterborough Grand Prix Junior 3K at Ferry Meadows, Peterborough.
Silsoe Stride 10K
In very hot conditions, Anna & Clive Best completed this event as part of Anna’s personal challenge to complete 7 x 10K’s in 2023. It seems that 80 finishers ran over a course that significantly exceeded the advertised distance, with Clive finishing in 47th in 1:07:37 & Anna in 70th in 1:26:42. Both secured Age Category podium positions.
Ramsey Abbey Junior 2.4K & Senior 10K
The hottest day of the year, a challenging 31 degrees, faced both our Junior & Senior athletes.
Junior 2.4K – All but Tom Sheldon made their Club 2.4k Debuts, Henry Reeve secured a top 3 finish position of the 25 participants & 3rd in his Age Category. Their results were:-
POSITION NAME TIME NOTES
3 Henry Reeve 00:10:59 Debut Club 2.4K & 3rd BU16
9 Tom Sheldon 00:12:09
13 Oliver Carmody 00:13:13 Debut Club 2.4K
21 Jack Reeve 00:17:51 Debut Club 2.4K
Senior 10K – 18 Seniors braved the hot conditions to participate in the “Nominated” event for June in the 2023 Senior Running Champs. The squad was led home by Joint Club Mens Captain Paul Mitton, whilst our leading Woman was Joint Club Captain, Felicity Baillie. Unsurprisingly in the tough conditions there were no Club PB’s secured today. However, Karen James & Caroline Tiller both made their Club 10K Debuts and 6 BRJ’ers secured Age Category podium positions,
The full suite of our results are detailed below that include he Age Graded scores that counting towards the Senior Running Champs.
|Race: Ramsey Abbey 10K Date: 25/06/23 Nos of Finishers: 188|
|39||Paul Mitton||00:44:34||67.43%||3rd MV50-54|
|46||Felicity Baillie||00:45:16||67.49%||1st FV35-39|
|79||David Newton||00:52:03||73.26%||1st MV70+|
|82||Alison Orrell||00:52:36||71.99%||1st FV55-59|
|87||Annette Newton||00:53:07||85.94%||1st FV65+|
|89||Kerry Surkitt||00:53:11||64.43%||3rd FV50-54|
|100||Caroline Tiller||00:56:15||59.53%||Debut Club 10K|
|165||Karen James||01:14:29||48.91%||Debut Club 10K|
The “Nominated” event for July on the 2023 Senior Running Champs is the Eye Charity 5M taking place on 6th July.
Stewartby Lake Sprint Triathlon
In unusually fine conditions, for all but the run phase, Stuart Hathaway was among the 80 finishers competing the 3 disciplines in 16th position in a time of 1:18:27 & 1st in his Age Category. His individual splits were:-
Swim – 00:19:46
T1 – 00:01:16
Bike – 00:33:27
T2 – 00:01:11
Run – 00:22:44