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Club Training News

Following last Monday’s announcement about the planned roadmap to ease lockdown restrictions, we are hopeful that junior and senior club sessions will be allowed to resume from 29 March. Once we have more information from England Athletics we will provide...

#TopDogs

Sue Potter has nominated Sarah Wilby as a #TopDog this week: ‘Sarah pledged to run every day in February, and has certainly done that, whatever the weather, either getting out with a guide runner, or running on her treadmill at home. A real feat of...

Juniors news

Junior Zoom Fitness Sessions This Monday, 1 March, there will be a fitness session for the juniors. The start time is 18.30 hours for 40 minutes. This will be for all abilities and fun. You will need an area where you can safely lay on the floor and room for your arms...

Parkrun Resumption

Many of you will have spotted the good news about the proposed return of parkrun in England. Junior parkruns are due to resume on 11 April and senior events on 5 June. We’ll likely see large numbers of participants at the popular local parkruns. Why not consider...

Upcoming AGM

The club’s AGM will be held on Tuesday 30 March via Zoom, starting at 8pm. All BBDRC members are welcome. If you would like to stand for the main committee (or nominate someone else – with their agreement of course), please click here to download the...

This Week’s Training Plans

Just to remind you that ‘Development’ is for the more experienced runners and ‘Improvers’ is for those new to running and post-beginners. Development A Tempo Sandwich! Thorough warm up of at least 10 minutes starting easy. Finish with 4 times...

LEJOG – The Team Captains Speak

Jo Cox writes: Wow! What a truly amazing effort from the ladies’ team this week! I had thought we might get a chance to stop for a cream tea on the way, but we are already in Scotland, just outside Fort William! With 36 people submitting their runs we covered an...

LEJOG – Week One Results

The chaps are just north of Wigan, home of the famous Wigan Pier. They have run 394 miles or 45.08% of the total. It took them 2 days, 14 hours and one minute. River Orwell, Wigan: photo by Dan Blackburn on Unsplash Meanwhile, somewhat further north, the female chaps...

#TopDogs

Graham Sampson completed the incredible 874 miles of the virtual Lands End to John O’Groats challenge (LEJOG) last Sunday. An amazing achievement. Equally amazing were Rachel Hirst and Jules Rickards who completed the NUTS 100k in a week challenge. Made all the more...

This Week’s Training Plans (14th Feb 2021)

I don’t think many of us managed to get out for a run last week with the big freeze, so hopefully this week we can all don our running shoes and get back to some training! Development Mixed pace efforts Thorough warm up of at least 8 mins starting slowly to raise your...

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