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BRAT Club suspension of all training sessions

BRAT Club suspends all training sessions during national restrictions.

BRAT Junior Athletics – End of Season

U15 twins Lily and May Smith travelled to Stretford, Manchester on 26th September, with both doing the 100m and 200m and Lily also competing in the Long Jump. Lily was tantalisingly close to her PB in the long jump again with a jump of 4.80m and May beat her PB in the 200m by 0.13…
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BRAT Juniors – September action!

September has been a busy month for Open Events, and a number of Junior BRATS have made the most of the opportunity for some end of season action.  U15 Morgan Hill was the only BRAT at Charnwood on 9th where he ran a PB in the 3000m with a time of 10.32mins – 15secs faster…
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BRAT Juniors return to action!

With COVID restrictions being lifted and pilot meetings having been completed, the last couple of weekends have seen a number of BRAT Juniors in action. U15’s Lily Smith, May Smith and Mali Lloyd-Griffiths all had an early start in Nuneaton on Sunday 30th August with the 100m. Lily and Mali were also in the Long Jump,…
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BRAT AGM 4th October 2020

Now that club activities have resumed in a number of areas, we are aiming to hold the BRAT 2020 AGM on 4th October 2020 at 18:00. This meeting will be held ONLINE!!! To receive an invite, please email secretary@bratclub.co.uk and Mike Purnell will add you to the AGM invite list. Importatly, you need to be…
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Meet the Triathlete – Annie Byrne

When it comes to running and swimming fast, there aren’t many who can catch Annie Byrne! She’s quick on a bike too… read all about how she goes about her training in this edition of ‘Meet the Triathlete’

AGM postponement

Dear BRATS, Due to the covid-19 pandemic, the BRAT Club is in a period of forced suspension.  The executive committee and all BRAT coaches and session leaders are committed to relaunching training sessions as soon as government advice makes it permissible to do so, and as soon as facilities/arrangements can be secured. At this time,…
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Meet the Triathlete – Rosie Davies

May brings another opportunity to meet one of the BRAT Club’s triathletes. This month it’s ‘remote BRAT’ Rosie Davies. She may no longer be based in Birmingham but Rosie trains and races proudly in her BRAT kit all through the year.

Meet the Triathlete – April – Colin Bailey

Well, we find ourselves in uncharted waters, but just like a swimmer in open water, who can’t seem to see the next turn buoy no matter how hard he looks, we know if we keep working hard, we will get to the finish line soon enough! Here’s a super profile to keep you going in…
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Meet the Triathlete – March – Rob Slater

March’s edition of Meet the Triathlete catches up with one of the club’s most admired swim coaches; not only a very popular and long standing member of the club but also a tasty triathlete….meet Rob Slater!