Archive | Junior-News

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 […]

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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 […]

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BARC’s long jump

After three long years of campaigning for a long jump pit, Sue Potter’s efforts & fund raising have paid off. Both runway and pit are to national guidelines and over time the fencing and landscaping will be finished. The long jump pit will open up the opportunity for the children to build their jumping skills […]

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Juniors Success

Harry Allcock, Tess & Reuben Andrews and Joseph & Harry Smith won the Team Lotus 5k on Friday night. The third person over the line wins it for the team so Harry Allcock and Joseph ran with Reuben, really encouraging him and they all came over the line in a group with Harry Smith and […]

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DS Active at BARC

Yesterday (Saturday) saw the launch of the club’s athletics sessions run in partnership with DS Active which aims to provide as many opportunities as possible for people with Down Syndrome to lead a healthier and more active lifestyle. BBDRC is very proud to be one of the first clubs in the region to offer an […]

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Eastern Young Athletes League

George, Harry, Peter and Sam recently travelled to Ipswich to take part in an EYAL competition as part of the North Suffolk composite team of 11 to 16 year old junior athletes. All competed really well against stiff opposition on a really cold and windy track, and there were a number of PBs achieved between […]

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Leman 4 Life – Request for help

Can you spare two hours pm on Wednesday 19 June please? We need helpers from 1pm to 3pm for our Leman 4 Life team, (leave earlier if on a school run). BBDRC is proud to provide support for the start and finish of the Sir John Leman High School ‘Leman 4 Life’ event. Now in it’s 8th year, L4L is a 5k run […]

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Ekiden Relays

This year’s Ekiden Relays will take place at Woodbridge School on Sunday 14 July. Senior and junior teams take part in this very enjoyable club event. Junior team members (aged 8 to 15) run 1.1 miles each in relay teams of four. (Race start 9.30) Please let me or Christine know if you would like to take […]

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Smarties Update

We have raised the fantastic total of £260.57 from the Smartie tubes returned thus far, with some more still being worked on. Thank you all so much, and thank you to Potty who is counting it all. When your tube is ready, please pass it on to the junior coaches. Please Share and Follow us:

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DS Active at BARC

England Athletics are working with DS Active (A branch of the Down’s Syndrome Association)  to set up specific sessions at affiliated clubs for athletes of all ages with Downs Syndrome. Supported by DS Active, BBDRC will be holding the first session at BARC Saturday 18 May, 2-4pm. Any juniors who would like to come and run/jump/throw alongside […]

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