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Around and About (19th May)

Wroxham 5k Bobbie Sauerzapf reports: The first of a three race series over this fast, flattish course in Broadland was held on Wednesday (15 May). The Black Dog results were: 6 Joseph Smith 16.15 gun/16.15 chip, 160 Harry Smith 20.12/20.03, 198 Chris Chorley...

Upcoming Events 

Ekiden Relays Steve Neaves writes: The Ekiden Relays take place on Sunday 14 July and we have been allocated six senior teams – so far we have three but we need to form another three. This event is hugely popular with over 200 senior teams taking part. Held at...

End of sessions

If you are enjoying a post-training chat with other club members, please take a minute to ask the club key holders – John Wharton , Graham Sampson, Suzie Warman, Robin Ashe , Karen Gedge, Sue Wright, Sue Potter, Bob Paul, Christine Muttitt and Mike Carr – if they need...

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...

Quiz fundraiser

Nearly 70 of us had a most enjoyable quiz evening on Saturday, including lots of homemade cakes plus the chance to win one of the many raffle prizes. The winning team (again) was Togs + 1 (Ian Ash, Richard Dye, Robin Farrar, Terry and Hazel Garrity and Ken Hurst) but...

Around and About

The Devil’s Challenge Mik Carr reports: The Challenge started in Winchester on Saturday, 4 May. Day one was scheduled to be 30 miles, over undulating ground. Lots of 600 foot+ ascents and descents on technical surfaces. Weather was perfect, and the entrants an...

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....

Final Quiz Reminder 

The fundraising quiz is less than 1 week away on Saturday 18 May, arrival from 6.30pm to start at 7 at Ditchingham Village Hall. Please let me know or add your team to the list at BARC. Thank you to the teams which have signed up already, its £5 a person, maximum 6...

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...

Around and About

Bobbie’s event catch up  Bobbie Sauerzapf reports: I Can Run Ipswich 5km, 9th April. First of a series of 4 races in Christchurch Park, ipswich. A testing 2 lapper that is beginner-friendly. 13 Chris 22.06, 44 Bobbie 27.32 Sudbury Fun Run 5 mile. Good Friday....