Hale storms to Bronze medal at ESAA Championships

Due an injury at a schools meeting Josh Hale didn’t have the ideal preparation leading into the English Schools Championships at Alexander Stadium on July 13/14th, but he came a comfortable second in his heat in 50.27s to qualify for the next round. In the semi final he excelled breaking the club record yet again ,…
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16/07/2018 0

Close run thing… T&F League Match 3 Report

Despite having only 8 women available for the third league match of the season, the BRAT team managed to overcome a relegation threatened City of Stoke team by just five points and therefore all but assure ourselves of remaining in division two next season. Naomi, Eva, Amelia, Molly, Eloise, Amanda, Judith and Rosie (on debut)…
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09/07/2018 0

Zac Humphries breaks the club record for the sixth time this year.

Competing in the Cheltenham Harriers open meeting on July 5th, Zac broke the U13 Boys 75m Hurdles club record for the sixth time this year, in a time of 12.5secs. This now ranks him 9th in the UK this year.


05/07/2018 0

DY4 0BS is the new PB5 SB2

Last night saw the third instalment of BMC regional races at the Tipton Track (DY4 0BS) BRATs were out in force recording 5 Personal Bests and 2 Season’s Bests   Proceedings got off to a flying start in the first race (5000m) with Mark Ince leading BRATs home in a solid season’s best, closely followed…
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20/06/2018 0

Josh Hale storms to another club record

Following his success at the West Midlands schools championships the previous weekend, Josh represented the area in the annual intercounties schools competition at Alexander stadium on Saturday, June 16thand again won  the U17 400m in a new club record time of 50.11s, beating other athletes with faster times this year.  This win and performance should…
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18/06/2018 0

Brilliant BRAT performances at recent Championships

New member Mike Bowler smashed the senior decathlon record at the Senior/U23 England Athletics combines events championships, incorporating the BUCS championships, at a Bedford on May 26/27th, scoring a very impressive 7263pts and taking the BUCS title , whilst finishing with the silver medal in the EA Championship. Also breaking the previous club record was…
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15/06/2018 0

Leadership in Running Fitness (Volunteers Required)!

As you all know, the club is built around its volunteers and the club is keen to support you, and the time you commit. There is an opportunity for those who regularly lead club run sessions (or have thought about leading clubrun sessions) to attend the England Athletics: Leadership in Running Fitness (LiRF). There are a number of courses over the coming…
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14/06/2018 0

BRAThletics Tuesdays

Ever wanted to try long jump, shot put, javelin or any other athletics event but didn’t know where to start? Over the next few weeks on Tuesday evenings starting on 12 June, Nigel Clegg who is our athletics team manager will be doing some intro sessions to allow BRATs to try out various events. No…
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06/06/2018 0

Yet another shining performance – T&F League Report

The BRAT senior athletics team followed up its good start to the season with an even better performance at Worcester on Saturday 2nd June. We had many individual winners on the day; Mike Bowler, fresh from his brilliant second place last weekend in the decathlon at the English Athletics Championships, on his debut for the…
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04/06/2018 0

Bright start to the season – T&F League Report

The sun shone brightly in Rugby on the opening day of the 2018 Midland Senior League. I was somewhat concerned given the number of athletes missing, a combination of BUCS, Birmingham 10K and various injuries, plus several late withdrawals had weakened the team with everyone having to compete in more than one event – never…
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12/05/2018 0