Various races on Sunday 14th October

YORKSHIRE MARATHON. Philip Wright travelled  “Up North” to run in The Yorksire Marathon. This was Phil’s first marathon and he couldn’t have picked worse weather. It rained heavily from start to finish so it wasn’t surprising he slowed down towards but still managed to finish in an excellent time of 3:22:06, which was just outside his target time of 3:20:00.…

Jolly Jags 10k & Bure Valley 10 Mile

The weather for “The Jolly Jags 10k” was perfect for personal best times but unfortunately only three of our members took advantage of the conditions. Glen Nelson finished 2nd male 60-64 category in 43.11. Sarah Bird ran a pb time of 48.55 and Dad Andy ran 57.25. The following week, in our own club race, Fenella Sunaway, running her first…

Round Norfolk Relay 2018

What a brilliant result from BVH in The Round Norfolk Relay. We finished 9th overall out of 60 teams, 4th in the Club Class and 1st in the Small Class in an outstanding time of 22.59.32. Every single person ran to their maximum effort. The commaraderie from the runners and support from the helpers just proves what a great club we…

Wissey Half Marathon and Laganside 10k & Spitfire 10k

On a rather hot sunny morning, Philip Wright, who is in the middle of his marathion training and still suffering from a heavy cold, finished the Wissey Half in an excellent time of 1.31.08. In Lonodn Matthew Crane ran the Spitfire 10k finishing in  42.21. A bit futher afield at The Laganside 10k in Belfast Faith Viney ran 40.55 which is…

Dereham 5k 2018

There was some great running from the 20 bvher’s in the Dereham 5k. We had 4 prize winners with Sam Coyne 2nd overall in 15.55. John Baxter 3rd MV60+ in 20.50. Frank Gribben, in his first 5k for the club, was 3rd VM65+ in 21.41. This was also the club M65+ age record. Gail Hardingham 2nd VW60+ in 24.29. Like…

Run Norwich 10k 2018

The Run Norwich is certainly not an easy course and to make matters worse the temperature on the day was very hot and also extremely humid but the 19 members taking part acquitted themselves well and all got round safely and in some excellent times. Out of a field of over 5000 runners Sam Coyne finished 9th overall and only…

Worstead 5 Miles 2018

It was a lovley evening for spectating but not so good for the runners who had to cope with really hot and humid conditions. There were 27 members on the entry list but due to injuries and the heat only 18 started but thankfully 18 finished. We had 3 prize winners who came away with some cash, 3 personal bests…

Watford Open Track Meeting July 2018

The Watford Harriers Open track meeting on Wednesday 25th July was worth the trip as there were 4 x 200’s, 14 x 1500’s and 3 x 3000’s to watch. The elite event of the evening was a 3000m where the first 11 athletes went under 8 minutes. Depending on your previous pb all events were graded but unfortunately Ryan Davidson…

Ipswich Jaffa Ekiden Relays July 2018

Once again the relays were run on one of the hottest days of the year which made running conditions extremely hard but all three teams pulled together and produced some great results. It was a lovely club day out with everyone supporting and helping each other and, of course, lots of laughter and banter along the way. There were 80…

Lord Mayors City Centre Classic 5k July 2018

Well done to all 7 members running the Lord Mayors 5k. It has always been a tough race but the new course, with the uphill start and of course the very warm condiitons, proved more challenging than in previous years but that didn’t stop everyone running excellent times. Sam Coyne (23rd) who has found his racing head again finished in…