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Freethorpe 10 Miles 2020

The “Freethorpe 10” always seems to be run on a windy day and that was no different today but our 16 members taking part didn’t let that affect them as the results below show. Michael Eccles 3rd overall in a platinum pb time of 54.15. Michael also broke the club record by over a minute and received a county trophy…

Norfolk Cross Country Championships 2020

What a great day for BVH at the County Cross Country Championships but most of all for Michael Eccles achieving his long time goal of winning the event in a time of 33.01. He led the senior field from start to finish with no other runner in sight as he crossed the finish line. The second place runner was 51…

SEAA Masters Cross Country Championships

On a very tough and muddy 9k course all BVH members ran a strong race coming away with an inidvidual and a team gold medal. Our first gold medal came in the male masters race with Scott Walford winning the 45+ age category in  31.59. Scott was also 3rd overall in the race beating many of the younger 40+ runners. The…

Snetterton Half Marathon 2019

With cool temperatures and barely any wind, the conditions for the Snetterton Half Marathon (3 laps of the circuit) couldn’t have been better for the three BVH members – Michael Eccles, Simon Bales and Simon Partridge – on the start line on 17 November.  Looking for a sub-75 minute time, Michael made his intentions clear right from the off, leading…

Long Sutton 10k & Southwold 10k

At Long Sutton both Ryan Davidson and Matt Stone benefitted from the good weather conditions and a fast course by both running personal best times Ryan was 3rd overall in a pb time of 33.30 and Matt, even at the age of 48, is still churning out great times by running a personal best diamond standard 36.35. At Southwold Arron…

George Munday 10k 2019

At The George Munday 10k Simon Partridge smashed his 10k time by almost 2 minutes running a diamond standard time of 33.56. Simon was second overall and first 35-39. Excellent run Simon and really well deserved. Both first and second overall broke  the course record.

Houghton Hall Cross Country 2019

We had 10 members tackling this tough but excellent spectator friendly 5 mile race. The 3 lap course consists of ups, downs and steps making it a good bit of winter training. Our medal winners were Louise Paterson 2nd vet lady in 38.28. Hannah Stone 1st u/20 lady in 39.32. Billy Eccles, running 3k, was 3rd u/13 boy in 13.09.  Other results…

Regents Park and Billericay 10k

Gail and Kevin Hardingham travelled to London to run in the Regents Park 10k and with quite a bit of success. Gail was 1st female 60+ in 51.01 and Kev, running in his BVH vest as second claim, was 3rd 60+ in 46.19. Another member running further afield was Leanne Botwright who ran the Billericay 10k. Leanne was hoping to…

Saucony English Cross Country Relays 2019

Our four lads acquited themselves really well on what was one of the wettest, muddiest courses I’ve ever seen and, being the last race of the day, was truly churned up. We finished in an excellent 51st position overall which is a big improvement on our first BVH outing in 2017 when we came 72nd. Michael Eccles, on the first…

Leeds Abbey Dash 10k 2019

Three of our members took on this Leeds city centre route. It promised to be a quick course with a fairly flat 5km out, one U turn and the 5km back. It was a cool, fresh 9.30am start for the race. It proved to be a quick course. Ryan Davison ran a PB time of 33:39, finishing 201. He should…