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Emily wins Cambridge Junior Parkrun

Last Sunday (21st Sept) saw Emily Wake-Primett from our club win the Cambridge Junior Parkrun held at Milton Country Park. The BRJ Junior won the race in a new personal best time of 7 minutes 49 seconds which is just 13 second outside the course best time for this event. As Emily has been making rapid progress in reducing her personal best times it might only be a short time before Emily takes the course record for the Cambridge junior Parkrun.

The Junior Parkrun is quite a new thing Sundays race being only the 10th that has been held. It is proving a popular event though, with 125 children taking part in the 2k run this week.

Beatrice Pauley was the second under 10 girl home and Dominic Pauley was 3rd in the under 10 boys category.

Well done to Emily, Beatrice and Dominic.

Club News

Road Running
Bedford Parkrun 5k Debut at this venue for both Jackie Wren & Phil Pearsons who also both secured runner-up spots in their respective age categories
Cambridge Parkrun 5k In this event, Sue Yendley was runner-up in her age category and 2 Parkrun milestones were also reached. Namely, Keith Simmons completing event # 25, whilst Julie Holmes reached Parkrun # 50!
Gorlestone Cliffs Parkrun 5k Linda Crookbecame the first BRJ'er to participate in the Gorlestone Cliffs Parkrun. The course runs up & down the cliff's and on the day the temperature was around 27 degree heat, the location allowed Linda and the other participants to cool down in the sea afterwards.
Riverside Runners 10k 14 of our members competed in this "one-off" event to celebrate 25 years since the formation of the Riverside Runners (St Neots) Club. The tough course and the extreme heat meant that no PB's were achieved today, although Gillian Peck secured 1st in her age Catogery. Anna Kay and Mark Dickinsonchoose this event to complete their debut club runs whilst for Beth Falkner this was her first Club 10k.

Triathlon
Milton Keynes Olympic Distance Frank Holmes was the sole BRJ participant and despite the heat secured a PB over this distance by more than 20 mins.

Martin Doig Guesstimate will be held on August 23rd at Hinchinbrooke School. Register from 6pm with juniors at 6.30 and seniors at 7pm

Club Duathlon
Information and entries now open for the inaugural BRJ Run and Tri Duathlon. 

Club BBQ Sat Sept 8th Tickets from Nikki Webber or Mel Fowler

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