Race

There are plenty of opportunities to compete with BRAT, either as individuals or part of a team. We pride ourselves on offering a place in a team for anyone who wants one, and don’t just focus on elite athletes.

Posts to this page will cover the events we compete at – whether it’s one person who might be looking for company, or events popular across the Club like the XC and Road Running leagues and the ‘Suicide Six’ all-terrain run.

Athletics

Our junior and senior athletes compete in regional and national competitiions in a range of disciplines. The coaching team pride themselves on being welcoming to anyone interested new to track and field.

Swimming

Some of our most popular coached sessions are swimming. Qualified coaches work across the region to develop swimmers technbique, speed and endurance for triathlon and open water swimming.

Cycling

Many members of the Club are active cyclists, often joining with other cycling clubs. In addition to group rides and spin classes there is an occasional programme of technique sessiuons.

Running

The Club has a history of top quality runners in cross-country and road, as well as track. Club running sessions are some of the most social and we support local events with both participants and volunteers.

Our news about racing

This is where we talk about our races

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Our BRAT national team paid another visit to Sutton Park on what was a positively Spring like day, when compared to The Midland Champs Winter north of the wall. Although slightly weaker, the demand was to beat individual midland times, and conditions were right for it. This was an event dominated by the South East,

  • The final indoor meeting of the season took place at the Birmingham High Performance Centre on Saturday 17th March with a number of our athletes putting in some final preparation for the forthcoming outdoor season – although judging by the current weather, spring and summer still seem a very long away off! There were a