Over 650 runners took part in these popular races organised by St Edmund Pacers. They faced chilly conditions but with a slight breeze and clear blue skies this was a perfect day for running.
Dave Hudson stormed round the 20 miles in 1 hour 49 minutes 22 seconds breaking the course record he set last year by over two minutes, over 10 minutes ahead of the second placed runner. His performance was matched by winners in three age categories Alice Synge (FV 35) 2.40.24 Annette Newton (FV65) 2.57.02 and David Newton (MV 65) 2.41.25. Neil Jarvis, who had competed in the National Cross-...Read more
National Cross-Country Championship Parliament Hill London
15 Athletes from Huntingdonshire BRJ Run and Tri Club attended the National Cross-Country Competition, at Parliament Hill in London, on Saturday.
The blue skies masked for a while the course conditions which were bleak to say the least. Boggy mud underfoot and hills that seemed to go on and on made this race the hardest race most of the club members had ever competed in.
Competing in the 3km u13s race against 570 of the country’s best were Dominic Pauley (13:41),...Read more
Following their wedding just before Christmas Cy and Mel Gearing set off for a honeymoon in New York in January. The couple are active members of BRJ Run and Tri Club. As well as seeing the sights of the Big Apple they raced around Central Park in the New York Runners Club Fred Lebow Half Marathon. With over 5,000 runners the four lap circuit became quite congested. This made keeping pace difficult and both Mel and Cy ran further than the 13.1 miles of the course. They described the support on the local crowds as fantastic. Cy finished in 33rd place in 1 hour 22 minutes 56...Read more
Stamford St Valentines 30K Sunday 11th February
There was little romance in the air as over 600 runners lined up at the start of this race over a hilly 30-kilometre course. The near freezing temperatures were enhanced by strong gusting winds. Lincoln runner Aaron Scott took first place in
1 hour 44 minutes with BRJ runner David Hudson just over three minutes behind in second place. A standout performance from Rob Farrant brought him in in the top 40 places 2 hours 3 minutes. Husband and wife Ed and Sabrina Crothall (2.10.44 and 2.23.18) were...Read more