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Virtual Ekiden 2020

For obvious reasons this year’s Ekiden relay was a virtual affair, but that didn’t stop 367 senior teams and 67 junior teams from entering the competition, that’s a total of 2476 runners. Bungay entered 9 senior teams and 6 juniors. At the time of going to press the results are still being collated by Ipswich […]

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‘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 sitting 37th out of 44 teams but there […]

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Minibus Team Needed

Another great opportunity to help with the Round Norfolk Relay is a team to drive the minibus behind our runners throughout the night. You’ll usually start at Horsey and  follow the runners through the night to Kings Lynn. It’s a real experience to help our team and see the others teams participating. If interested contact me […]

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Round Norfolk Relay – Sign Up Reminder

BBDRC have entered a team in this event on 14-15 Sep. To be considered for the team, please email me– with first, second and third choice of leg, plus estimated completion time – stages are found here. We try to give everyone their first choice, but need to select a team to satisfy the 28.5 hour time […]

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Junior Ekiden Relays

We are proud of all our junior athletes who participated at the Ekiden Relays, each of them running 1.1 miles in a relay team of four. The Whirlwinds (12 and over mixed team – Harry, Tess, Jack and Joseph)and the Tornadoes (U11 mixed team – Joshua, Sam, Jessica and Calum) were both second in their […]

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Around and About (14thJuly 2019)

Ipswich Ekiden Tony Morley reports: The six senior and four junior BD teams were rewarded with lower temps than usual at this fabulous relay marathon event at Woodbridge school. Amongst many stellar performances, Justine Fawcett’s team (Emma Meiring, Jo Cox, Maria Goodby, Sharron Baldwin and Jo Andrews) won the women’s super-vet category. A special mention […]

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