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BRAT multi-event junior wins bronze…

Josie Williams has won a bronze medal at the Midland Championships in Nuneaton. It was in the Girls under 13 quadrathlon (100m, long jump, shot and 600m). It was a brilliant result for Josie and for fellow BRAT competitor Monique James Thomas, who finished 8th out of a field of 21. Well done girls!


15/08/2018 0

Safe! – T&F League Match 4 Report

The BRAT track & field team saved themselves from the threat of relegation on Saturday at Stoke by finishing in fifth place on the day, whilst Stoke could only manage second, which was not enough for them to save themselves. In reality, we were always going to be fairly safe given that Halesowen had finished…
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12/08/2018 0

Dates for the Diary

Despite the continuing very un-British summer the autumn road relays are in sight and the mud of cross country is just over the horizon (yes it really is that time of year already !) Please keep the following dates free and do your best to run in these events. More details to follow. See Events…
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08/08/2018 0

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