Great BRATs at the Great Birmingham 10k

With a sunny bank holiday Sunday, many BRATs were present at the Great Birmingham 10k. First finisher was Steve Dunsby with a time of 35:21 and 37th overall, and first female was Rosie Forester in 59:06. Congratulations to all BRATs who were out on the course, and supporting from the side lines! Roll on a…
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A Ten for Clegg

Senior Men’s National Decathlon Championships – Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th May at Bedford. Alexander finished in 17th overall (one place behind Harry Hillman pictured). They both won silver medals for their regions – Harry for Wales, Alexander for the Midlands.

Queen of the Castle

Having finished second in 2017 Molly Browne went one better yesterday (26th May) in winning the Edinburgh Half Marathon. In very blowy wet conditions a group was still intact at the front until 11miles when Molly started to pull clear, eventually finishing in 78mins 23secs – some 25 seconds clear of second place.

Bronze at British Masters Road Relays!

With a lead out from Dan Robinson and then the final sprint from James Marshall all six of these athletes gave it there all to provide BRAT’s with a fantastic Bronze in the M35-44 Age Group. Great team spirit and commitment from all BRAT team members across all age groups – you should all be…
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BRAT youngsters shine at County Championships

On a beautiful sunny and warm spring weekend on May 11/12th our youngsters produce 28 performances in finals at the Warwickshire and Worcsetershire championships and came away with a magnificent 5 golds, 4 silver and 3 bronze medals. Star performance was by U13G Lily Smith, at the Warwickshire championships, who won both 200m in 29.40s,…
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Hilly 100 = 10 x 10miles of fun!

Well, it was a long day out for our 10 BRAT’s racing the Hilly Hundred, with Helen Pike (Team Captain) getting up at 03:00 for the 1st 05:00 start. Despite a chilly start for Helen, temperatures climbed from 3c up to 16c and great racing weather for those in the afternoon. Many thanks to Sandeep…
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BRAT’s Take On VLM!

On a perfectly peaceful morning 42,000 runners and more importantly 16 hardy BRAT athletes took on Virgin London Marathon challenge of 26.2 miles. Many many miles had been put into training for the event, and all participants should be extremely proud to have completed such a momentous achievement. First BRAT home was Dan Robinson in…
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Track & Field League – Call to Action

Fellow BRATs – help needed in first athletics league match of the season. On Sunday 19th May the BRAT athletics team will be involved in the first meeting of the season in Gloucester. Many thanks to those of you who have already responded however the women’s team are still short in a number of events;800/1500/3000m…
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Another Saturday afternoon in Sutton Park, this time for the National Road Relays. Fresh from the test-run over the same course at the Midland championships two weeks ago, Team BRAT were ready to race against some of the best clubs in the country. The women saw the men head off on their quest over the…
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Masters Road Relays – Time to Enter

Good morning ageing, old, infirm, possibly deluded, but still very keen BRATS. Now is the time to embrace Spring, remember which is your right from left shoe, and demonstrate your undoubted pace. If you are still reading this and you are under 35, then you need to get out more. Yes, Masters National Road Relay…
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