Category: social

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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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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National Road Relays – Men’s Manager Report

Well done team, and well done all the Midland teams. Good solid performances. Current course was introduced in 2015 and is slightly longer (3.16 miles Vs 2.995). I think there were pbs for Nathan, Karl, and Thanos. Dan missing his Midland pb by only  seconds, and Colin 5 seconds. 36th overall and 32nd A team.  7th in Midlands…
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BRATs Spin-off

Back at the tail end of 2018, 20 hardcore BRATs (are there any other kind?) formed a team for a spin-off competition at the University of Birmingham, against several of their sports clubs, community members, and staff. The competition involved half an hour max effort on a spinning bike for each participant in the team.…
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BRATs Tri Harder and #TriLikeMe

BRAT and Team GB triathlete Lauren is the inspirational star of Tri Harder: What it takes to win a triathlon. Former BRAT Rosie is featured in British Triathlon’s current #TriLikeMe campaign. Read what she has to say about her triathlon experiences. It’s great to see more club kit on BT’s website, after triathlete and coach Elliott featured last year in their…
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Award Nominations 2018

With over 30 BRAT Trophies to be presented at the Awards Evening, it’s sure to be a memorable night for many members. The following have been nominated in one or more of the various Running, Triathlon or Athletics award categories. Annie Faye, Margaret Ehrenberg, Matt Greaves, James Wright, Sheridan McWilliam, Rosie Davies, Colin Bailey, Nathan…
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Awards Night

Awards Night!!!! Join us with your family and friends for a great evening to celebrate our young achievers and our fantastic club. Get your tickets here:  https://www.bratclub.co.uk/product-category/events/   Awards Night Bake off competition!!!  We are running a bake off competition on the evening and would like as many of you as possible to enter. To celebrate…
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Awards Night

The long awaited tickets for our annual awards night are now available for purchase online here:   https://www.bratclub.co.uk/product-category/events/social/   £10 and £8 unwaged and children under 10yo.   Bring you family and friends for a fantastic night of celebration with lots of activities and great food.  Our guest of honour, Hannah England,  will presenting the…
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Midlands Autumn Road Relays – Time to Enter

Men 6×5.85km, Women 4×4.35km Hello BRAT mates, still hanging onto Summer, but need your attention for September. We can enter as many teams as we want to pay for, and everyone is welcome regardless of standard. Teams are selected in anticipated order of speed, so any new runners concerned about being thrown on A team…
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Social News

This area of the website will be a feed of news about social goings on. For example in February we were happy to work with Birmingham LGBT on an introduction to triathlon swimming session.