Archive | Home Page

Around and about (23rd June 2019)

Speed of Light 5k Tony Morley reports: Lowestoft’s new Festival of Light this weekend also saw the first running of this 5k race on the promenade today (Sunday), using a flatter profile than the parkrun route.  Hot, breezy conditions made a tough but enjoyable run for the 10 Black Dogs, with great support from the […]

Continue Reading

Wortwell 5mile Summer Sizzler

Entries are now OPEN! It’s on Friday 16th August at 7pm and we would love a bumper turn out so please get your entry in (please see the club website for details) as early as you can and share the news with friends, family, uncle Tom and all! Please Share and Follow us:

Continue Reading

Work Party Update

Our most recent work party completed a number of site jobs (largely unseen but crucial) on Saturday 15 June: new roof on the kitchen shed, the changing room lined and waterproofed, urinal roof waterproofed, fencing re-positioned around the long jump pit, maintenance work on the boundary fence and electric fence, track leveling and seeded and […]

Continue Reading

Around and About (16th June 2019)

Splat Quack Go Sarah Sparkes reports: Splat Quack Go, Saturday 15 June, Simon and I completed a 6k lap of 45 obstacles including jumps, scramble nets, freezing swamps to wade through, one complete with plastic body parts floating.  After coming out we looked like swamp monsters and smelt like them. Tunnels to crawl through, a hillside spa […]

Continue Reading

Annual Memorial Run

Our annual memorial run organised by Nigel Gilham in memory of club members that have passed away will be on Thursday 25 July. On this day the run is to Earsham Queen, where we raise a glass in memory to those no longer with us. In the past we have run as two groups; the […]

Continue Reading

DS Active

Many thanks to our high-fiving band of volunteers – Bobbie, Alice, Lizzie, Rob, Vicky, Emma, Katie and Megan who, along with Paul Evans, came to BARC last week to support the club’s second athletics session for DS Active. The weather held and (hopefully) much fun was had by all. I remain wholly unapologetic for the choice […]

Continue Reading

Clubmark Visit

On Thursday 20 June, the club will be having a site assessment as part of our ongoing Clubmark accreditation. The assessor is hoping to chat to seniors and juniors about the club, what we do and some of the welfare and safety procedures we have in place. Please take a moment to remind yourselves of […]

Continue Reading

Work Party Report

On behalf of the club, thank you to everyone who attended the work party yesterday (Saturday 15 June). In Tim Hirst’s words “Productive, enjoyable and rewarding afternoon at BARC as club volunteers under the command of John Wharton enhanced further the ground facilities. As a reward we were treated to a lunchtime BBQ and afternoon […]

Continue Reading

Around and About (9th June 2019)

BBDRC SS10k race#1 Tony Morley reports: Black Dogs accounted for 22% of the finishers (47 of 213) on Wednesday evening.  There were some stellar performances: Harry Allcock was 2nd, Joseph Smith 3rd and Jo Andrews was first female home and 6th overall.  Also, very well done to Christine Muttitt for her age group win.   A big thank […]

Continue Reading