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Around and About (18th August 2019)

‘Summer’ Sizzler  There were several suggestions from those who braved the weather conditions last Friday at Wortwell to rename the Summer Sizzler as the ‘Drizzler’. This normally beautiful, gently undulating route was transformed into rather more of a wet and soggy challenge for the 217 runners brave enough to come along and join us. Despite the wet […]

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Time to see and be seen

We hate to say it but with the end of summer approaching fast it’s time to get the batteries in your head torches checked and remove your hi viz bibs from whichever corner they have been festering in since about March.  We suggest you start wearing them from training on 29 August and they will […]

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DS Active Athletics

The weather stayed dry and sunny for the fourth DS Active session for athletes with Downs Syndrome at BARC. Four athletes participated in running, hurdling, throwing and long jump before finishing with relay races. Thank you to everyone who helped; athletes, coaches and helpers all had a great time.  The next session will be Saturday 21 September […]

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Autumn Socials

I’m planning socials and was wondering if anyone would be interested in a wine tour at Flint Vinyard. It would be Friday 20 September from 6.30 – 8.00pm and comprise a tour and tasting of three wines. The cost would be £15 per person and include a £5 voucher off future purchases.  I would need […]

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One more RNR leg to fill

We are still looking for a runner to run the first leg of the Round Norfolk Relay. This leg starts at King’s Lynn at 5.30am on Saturday 14 September and finishes in Hunstanton.  It is 16.32 miles. The runner must be over 18 years old. Please email me if you are interested, it is a really great […]

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Around and About (12th August 2019)

Lincoln parkrun Sarah Wilby reports: When visiting my cousin in Lincoln, I couldn’t bear a week without running. I asked on a FB group for sight-impaired runners if anyone knew of local parkruns with guides available. We had a practice run with a local guide which went so well, we did Lincoln parkrun together; a […]

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Club 10k Handicap

Please save the proposed date: Thursday 5 September. Everyone invited to run (this will be the only run on this evening), and we will need a handful of marshals. Please watch this space for further information. For details of other upcoming events, please click our club web page Please Share and Follow us:

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Smarties

The final net total raised by the Smartie Tube Long Jump Fundraising challenge was £275.41. Many thanks to all for your generosity, and to Potty who lovingly counted and paid coins in to the bank. Please Share and Follow us:

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Guide Runner Opportunity

BBDRC are invited to send guide and VI runners to assist with a British Blind Sport Multi-Sport Taster Day on 31 August at UEA Sportspark, to showcase our inclusive sessions. BBS are hoping to engage with about 30 visually impaired people. The ‘usual suspects’ are busy elsewhere, so if anyone is available to go, please ask me […]

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Around and About (4th August 2019)

Club 5k Handicap Ken Hurst reports: The fifth and penultimate race of our monthly 5k Handicap season produced some great running on a warm evening and a hatful of PBs and course PBs. Edging ever closer to the perfect straight line handicap finish, everyone crossed the finish line in a span of a little over […]

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