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Around and About (13th October 2019)

Felbrigg trail run Bobbie Sauerzapf reports: Sunday 6 October – highly recommended run on lovely tracks. 5km Chris Chorley 23.44, Bobbie 29.59, Philip Neave 35.25. King’s Forest half marathon Jules Rickards reports: Today (Saturday), I ran this race on a beautiful route through the forest.  I was one of five Black Dogs, and lovely to see lots […]

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VMLM Club Draw

The rules for the 2020 Virgin Money London Marathon (VMLM) 2019 club draw are below; these have not changed in the last 3-4 years, however there’s further clarity this year to avoid confusion. You have to have been a paid up first claim club member when you entered the VMLM ballot in 2019 (28 April-3 May […]

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Recovering from Injury?

There are two exercise bikes at BARC for members to use during training sessions or club runs. Come to club and train, but not on your feet – first come first served, pay your £2 as usual. Please Share and Follow us:

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Coaching Day Opportunity

A Run Leader and Coach Development Day is being held Cambridge on 2 November 9.45-4pm. These engaging workshops are for leaders and coaches from affiliated clubs to network and learn from each other by sharing skills and challenges. They’ll expand your knowledge of managing and growing groups and enhance understanding of technical running skills. Several BBDRC […]

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VI Taster Session

In spite of a massive advertising campaign on social media (thank you to Sarah W), sadly we had no takers for our VI session on Saturday. Many thanks to all club members and guide runners who gave support. We had a very pleasant couple of hours at BARC drinking coffee and eating chocolate biscuits. We’re […]

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Upcoming Socials

Bonfire social: Thursday 7 November Come along after running to enjoy one of Graham’s awesome fires, food and jolly social.  There will be a BBQ with burgers/sausages and soup – free event for all members, junior and senior.  For catering numbers, please add your name to the list on the door of BARC, stating food […]

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DS Active

The next monthly DS Active athletics sessions is on Sat 19 October 1.30-3.30pm at Ditchingham village hall (we have moved indoors for the winter). Our athletes really love having one-to-one support, and coaches and helpers are always grateful for a cup of tea. If any club member would like to come along to help out, […]

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Race Number Rules

As races fill up, please remember that running using someone else’s race number is not allowed without the approval of race organisers. Your disclosed medical information is passed to first aid staff to deal with casualties accordingly. If you are running with another’s number and they aren’t allergic to penicillin but you are, it could be dangerous […]

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Around and about (6th October 2019)

Great Barrow Challenge Half Marathon Martyn Woodgate reports: Toby Craig and I represented the Black Dogs at the Great Barrow Challenge half marathon (Saturday 5 October). Now running a 10k loop system, runners can choose to run a 5/10k, half or full marathon, returning to the start point after each loop.  It’s an undulating course […]

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BBDRC Accessible Sport

Sue Potter writes: VI runner taster session Next Saturday (12 October) 12 noon to 2pm at BARC. Calling all guide runners and any members who would like to help. We are holding our first taster session for Visually Impaired (VI) runners at BARC. Please come along and share our love of running with those who […]

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