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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.

Friday Night Circuits are Back

Work on that S&C and build up your core strength and stability. Starting this Friday 4th October at St Thomas Aquinas school gymWychall Lane B38 8AP 7 to 8pm. £3.00 per session Any queries contact Nigel Clegg.

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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Leadership in Running Fitness (Volunteers Required)!

As you all know, the club is built around its volunteers and the club is keen to support you, and the time you commit. There is an opportunity for those who regularly lead club run sessions (or have thought about leading clubrun sessions) to attend the England Athletics: Leadership in Running Fitness (LiRF). There are a number of courses over the coming…
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BRAThletics Tuesdays

Ever wanted to try long jump, shot put, javelin or any other athletics event but didn’t know where to start? Over the next few weeks on Tuesday evenings starting on 12 June, Nigel Clegg who is our athletics team manager will be doing some intro sessions to allow BRATs to try out various events. No…
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Marathon Mondays: Famous last words

OK, we lulled you in safety. It wasn’t our last post, and it’s not even Monday! But we thought that this one was important and special. Now that the dust has settled and the temperatures (temporarily) dropped, we’ve asked our club place runners, Kevin Oakes and Nathan Smith, to reflect on their race and what…
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Congratulations, you’ve done the marathon! Now what?!

  Congratulations! You have reached the last one of these articles… and hopefully completed your marathon too. 🙂 So, how did it go? Remember that in the hours and days immediately afterwards, emotions are high. You may be riding the crest of a wave, or are in the pits of despair.  Post Race Reflections Once…
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Meet the runners: Sophie Ward

The marathon is edging ever closer. ampills.com. We hope you are getting your training in and are healthy and well. So far, you’ve met Kevin and Nathan. But there are a few other runners from the club tackling the marathon this spring. Today you’ll meet Sophie Ward. Tell us about yourself: I’m Sophie Ward, 25…
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Marathon Mondays: Rest and Recovery

Welcome again to Marathon Mondays! We are going to focus on the third part of the performance triangle – Rest and Recovery. Find out why rest and recovery are as vital to training as the actual running itself. ‘Rest’ is often perceived as a dirty word amongst runners, with many fearing that they will lose…
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Training News

This area of the website will be a feed of news about training sessions. For example we have a couple of Club athletes working up to the London Marathon who are generously sharing their experiences.