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…

Trowse 10k 2019

The weather conditions were a big improvement on the previous few days but that still didn’t make this tough course any easier for the following 8 members taking part. Simon Bales, running his first 10k for BVH, finished 2nd in the M40+ category in a diamond standard 38:00. Paul Ward was 4th in the M45+ category in 40:32 Dean Hawkins…

SEAA Cross Country Relays 2019

SEAA X/C Relays 4 x 5k Wormwood Scubs, London Michael Eccles, our first leg runner, had a cracking run, handing over to Matt Stone in 6th position in a superb time of 13.55. Michael was the 10th fastest runner overall out of 155 runners. Matt, on the second leg, had to contend with much younger runners but as usual gave his all…

East Coast 10k 2019

The new course this year proved difficult for some of the runners and the strong head wind along the promenade didn’t helpers matters, hence, why most of the times were slower than expected. Michael Eccles, in the awards once agian, was second overall in 34:15. Colin Robilliard, as usuaul, ran hard to finish first in the M65+ age group in a time…

Jolly Jags 10k

What a hot day it turned out to be and out of 7 BVH members running the Jolly Jags 10k and junior race we had 4 trophy winners which isn’t a bad percentage. Michael Eccles had a cracking run finishing first overall in a diamond standard pb of 33.43. When you consider Michael had run over 19 miles the previous…