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Newsletter…chimps to poets

For some years we’ve used MailChimp to create and send out our club newsletter, as well as other ‘marketing’ mails for races. Our free account has become quite restrictive and the main committee has approved a move to MailPoet, which is based on the...

BARC Bookings

To book one hour slots at BARC during the month of June please use this link.  All members must adhere to the rules set out in this...

From the chair

Offers of help I wrote last week about the plan of work’s that are currently underway at BARC. We really need a few helping hands to get this work done in readiness for when we can train en masse. Please let me or John Wharton know if you can spare an hour or two....

Last call for sub renewals

Thanks to all those who have renewed, however could those members who have not renewed please pay on our webpage now. In the next few days, any unpaid Senior members will be removed from our private Facebook group and no longer receive this newsletter. If you do not...

Ekiden Virtual Relay

Did you enjoy the relay this weekend? Or, perhaps you’ve seen photos of others taking part and wished you’d joined in. If so, why not get an Ekiden team together? This virtual relay takes place over the weekend of 10th-12th July. Each senior team consists of 6 runners...

‘Don’t pass it on’ relay

At the time of writing 21 Black Dogs have completed their leg of the relay with an assortment of weird and wonderful batons from water pistols, to sausages, to a black dogs, to boomerangs to truncheons and covered a cumulative distance of just under 140 miles. We’re...

John’s Weekly Mile Challenge

Not entered before? You still can – select a one mile route that you can use each week. Email me your time by noon on Saturday.  Those that missed submitting their times for this week, can still do so, but again their points will be adjusted accordingly. It is...

Alternative Parkrun – Take #2

Tracy Reeve (BBDRC VI runner) and I found a two metre cane works perfectly in these days of social distancing… We met Saturday morning for a run in glorious conditions, close to 20C.  Fortunately we took this photo beforehand – afterwards we wouldn’t have...

Alternative Parkrun – Take #1

Alternative parkrun – take #1 Bobbie Sauerzapf writes: Nice Work (who do the admin and timing for the GYRR races) have introduced JustRun. It’s free to sign up – all you do is register and then run 5km at a time and place of your choosing on...

New Training Video

Bobbie has produced a new online training video. All videos can be viewed here 

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