Category: race review

Wroxham 5k -1st in series May 2019

The weather conditions and the new fast finish were obviously a help to our 18 members taking part as, between them, they achieved 8 pb’s, 1 EQ pb, 5 age bests, 3 age records and 3 trophies. Results as follows:- Jack Noble 17.25 gold standard pb. Matt Stone 17.30 (eq pb) diamond standard and age best. Jake Stearman 17.49 gold…

Dereham 10 Mile 2019

The Norfolk county 10 mile trophy came back home to BVH today thanks to Michael Eccles. Let’s hope for a hat trick next year !! Michael, running his fist 10 miles for the club, finished 2nd overall in a diamond standard time of 56.49.10. Phil Hurr, also running his first 10 miles for BVH, and suffering from a cold all…

Milton Keynes Marathon 2019

Sabina Spence had a superb run in the Milton Keynes Marathon. She finished 9th lady overall and 1st lady 45+ in a diamond standard time of 3.20.48, taking over 20 minutes off her previous time. This is also a ladies club record. Well done Sabina – great achievement. At 5 Miles At 25 Miles

Breckland 10k 2019

At the Breckland 10k Matt Stone finished 3rd male 45+ in a diamond standard pb of 37.19. Frank Gribben was 2nd male 65+ also in a diamond standard time of 45.07. Dean Hawkins in his first outing wearing the BVH vest and running his first 10k ran a bronze standard time of 46.35. Well done all – great running.

Gear 10k 2019

There were some excellent results all round today with 7 personal best times, 3 running the distance for the first time for BVH and two prize winners. Michael Eccles, running his first 10k for BVH, finished 6th overall and 4th senior man in a diamond standard 34.00. Jack Noble ran a gold standard pb of 36.56.  Jake Stearman who is…

London Marathon 2019

Chris Mickleburgh finished in 3.04.59 which wasn’t the result he wanted but Martin Hewetson will be pleased that his club record still stands, at least for now!! Chris was on track, reaching half way in 1.21.07 but shortly after was hit with stomach cramps and found it hard to keep any fluids or gels down. He made the decision to…

Fakenham 5K – 2019

There were 6 BVH members on the start line, eager to enjoy an Easter Sunday, which brought an early taste of the summer racing and temperatures of around 20C. The course was still a short, 1K lap of the town, but with some alterations from 2018, including a tight, hairpin, making the course a touch more difficult. And with a short…

Mad March Hare 10K 2019

It was clear from looking at the weather forecast earlier in the week, that this year’s Coltishall Jaguar’s Mad March Hare 10K was going to be a breezy one and it didn’t disappoint! There were 8 BVH team members on the start line, ready to take on the flat course around the ex-RAF Coltishall base, which, for the first time,…

Inter-Counties Cross Country 2019

Faith Viney and Ryan Davidson wore their county vests for the first time by representing Norfolk in the Inter-Counties at Loughborough. The weather conditions could have been better as they had to endure high winds plus the tough cross country 6.66 mile course made the going even harder. Neither were detered by the condiitons, running hard from the gun and…