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Super Saturday (part 2)

Meanwhile over at the High Performance Centre several junior BRATs were competing in the Midland Indoor Championships.Lilly Smith (pictured above) continued her improvement taking Gold in the U15 Long Jump with a jump of 5.04m. This is currently 12th best in the UK this year and only the 8th BRAT lady (any age group) to…
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Super Saturday (part 1)

Saturday 8th February saw the BRAT ladies XC team head down to Leamington for the final race of the 2019/20 XC league campaign. It was still all to play for with BRAT sitting in 4th position behind Loughborough students, Birchfield and Birmingham students.The Leamington course didn’t disappoint with the usual mix of hills, mud, open…
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Midland XC Championships 2020

Saturday 25th January saw runners from across the midlands set up camp at Prestwold Hall in Loughborough for the Midland XC Championships. With the numbers collected, a walk around the course confirmed that the new route for 2020 would be challenging and heavy going … perfect! A number of BRAT juniors ran very well in…
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Meet the triathlete – January 2020 – Nick Haigh

January’s ‘Meet the Triathlete’ catches up with the winner of Best Long Course Male and Most Improved Male at the BRAT Awards last year. Meet the BRAT who just loves to go long, Nick Haigh!

Midland T&F League

These are the dates to keep free for the four senior T&F League Fixtures.As you can see we have a home fixture at the University Track on Sunday 12th July. Help will be required to host this match – more details to follow. Sunday 17th May – AbingdonSunday 7th June – CoventrySunday 12th July –…
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Heart of England T&F League

More dates to start filling in the blanks in the 2020 diary.There will be three fixtures in the Junior HoE T&F League. Sunday 3rd May – BanburySunday 5th July – CorbySaturday 25th July – Kidderminster and Stourport

Diary Dates

Some general dates for the diary for 2020 21st March – Midland Road Relays Men 12x, Ladies 6x and Juniors 3x University Open Track Meets6th May10th June8th July29th July

Meet the Triathlete – December 2019 – James Wright

Meet the Triathlete – Decemeber 2019 edition – James Wright. Top tips and info on James’ Triathlon experiences so far.

It’s social time!!

The two main events in the BRAT Social Calendar are just around the corner: BRAT Awards Evening – 23rd November – Harborne Golf Club BRAT Christmas Ball – Black tie event at The Cube in the city centre, with three course Christmas Dinner and featuring a live band! These events are both excellent opportunities to…
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Midlands Road relays

On a lovely and pleasant Saturday,….if anyone can remember what that is ! BRATS were there in force; dominant over all others in numbers having with six teams, and a strong A team to boot. The B team were looking a real potential force to qualify, but illness hit their team making qualification it a…
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