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BRAT Summerfield Smash 5k

A fast race for those that care about their time (no matter what that time may be). A simple event with minimal fuss. No t-shirts, medals, goody bags, etc. Just run hard, get a PB, go home proud and repeatedly refresh Pof10 until time appears. Online Entry: https://www.bratclub.co.uk/product/brat-5k-entry/ Facebook event – click here Latest Updates…
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Tooth and Claw at Div. 2!

A frantic final day relegation fight between BRAT athletes and the Wolves resulted in success for us… Sunday 4th August saw the final meeting of the Midland Senior Athletics League season at Wolverhampton & Bilston. After the first three meetings Gloucester and Rugby were all but assured of promotion to division one, whilst Coventry were…
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Silver For Lily at Midlands

A silver medal was the reward for BRAT under 13 athlete Lily Smith in the Quadrathlon event at this weekend’s Midland Championships. After running 13.50 in the 100m and throwing a pb of 6.72m in the shot, Lily put herself into medal contention. Another pb in the 600m of 1.50.28 and a leap of 4.88m…
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Concrete Cows and PB Fest

Yesterday afternoon a veritable small army of BRATs headed south to not so sunny Milton Keynes. Not only is MK the host of the (in)famous concrete cows but is also the host of the MK 5000m PB Special Open Meeting. The scorchio conditions from earlier in the week had relented and the rain from earlier in…
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Lily stars at Wenlock

A small group of BRAT athletes took part in the annual Wenlock Olympian Games, a multi sport festival at Much Wenlock on Sunday July 14th. Star of the games was our U13 G Lily Smith who broke the Long Jump club record for the sixth time this year with a magnificent leap of 4.91m. This…
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Success at Wenlock Olympics – Much

Sunday 14th July and several BRATs headed off to the Much Wenlock Olympics open meeting and returned with a haul of medals. Lily Smith – Long Jump 4.91 – Gold, 200m Gold and 100m Silver.Isla O’Connor – High Jump GoldHelen Callaghan – Shot SilverJamie Callaghan – Shot Bronze. All pictured above with May Smith who…
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Senior T&F League – Mixed Start to Season

After the first two meetings of the track and field season the BRAT team are in fourth place, just a single point above the relegation zone. The first meeting in May saw a number of athletes making their debut for the team; Helen Callaghan, Dawn Gallagher, Claire Fudge, Rachel Brown, Rachel Farquhar, Reuben Kite, Chris…
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Wonderful Wythall 10k!

Course records were tumbling this morning at Wythall 10k. In a very strong field James Marshall ran a course record 32:53 to take the men’s victory, Dan Robinson finished 3rd in 33:23. Friend of the club Hayley Carruthers took the win in the women’s race and set a new course record of 33:40. Approximately 15…
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Heart of England Athletics League – Match 1, Sunday June 2nd.

Well done to all our young athletes and a BIG THANK YOU to families, coaches and officials for supporting our junior team at the first Heart of England match for the season at Banbury Stadium!  We saw fantastic performances all round.  Our U15 girls and boys team achieved 1st place in their age group and…
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It’s Gold for John

Flying the BRAT flag at the Midland U20/Senior championships , John Stolberg came 5th in the U20 400 Hurdles final in a personal best time of 60.95s , before storming to victory in the 2000m steeplechase in a time of 6m 54.70s and winning hie first gold medal in a regional championship.