Tuesday night at the Jim Peters stadium Mayesbrook Park and Nike brought a new trainer for BRR to test. The Nike React Infinity Run is a new trainer that is supposed to help cut down on injuries. An extra-large turn-out of runners were in attendance to give it a go on the night. The session involved a couple of warm up laps and drills then a timed mile. Overall feedback for the new shoe was good, indeed there were a few PB’s but, as is to be expected, it didn’t suit everyone.







Tuesday track night including mile times.


Thursday’s midweek long run from the Jo Richardson school was the Upney-Parsloes route of about 6 miles led as usual by Nigel Swaby. As with all the routes, there were short cuts available for those who want to run less. Details of the runs can be found on TeamUp.

Saturday morning was parkrun day and, as always, there were plenty of BRR members out.


George Scratcherd 20:47, Adrian Davison 24:15, Belinda Riches 25:44, Charlotte Owen 25:52, Isobel Pinedo Borobio 26:33, Sally Bridge 26:41, Les Jay 27:57, Gopal Myilsamy 28:10, Helen Ayers 28:15, Annette Prior 28:31, Rabea Begum 28:59, Greg Adams 29:51, Patricia Browning 32:56, Dawn Blake 6:33, Kirsten Hiller 36:34, Jennifer Birch 40:54, Robert Courtier 47:00, Alan Murphy 51:10 and Trevor Parkin 53:22.


Ron Vialls 23:10.


Barry Culling 24:14.


Antony Leckerman 21:26, and Vicki Groves 29:25.

Victoria Dock

Rory Burr (with his first sub-20 minute parkrun) 19:52.

Wanstead flats

Trevor Robinson 25:57.

Saturday afternoon was Chingford league race No 6 at Victoria Park, on a 5 mile course, all on tarmac. A race without hills or mud was a bit of relief for the team after the recent cross countries. Representing BRR on the day were Natalie Traylen 43:58, Rabea Begum 48:59, Paul Ward 34:27, James Hall 37:09, Nehal Patel 41:27 Jason Li 44:11, Les Jay 47:48 and last but definitely not least for BRR was Joseph Grange 11:53 winning the under 13 boys race once again. Unfortunately, due to a parking mix-up, Paul Grange missed the race. The last race of the season is the team relays at Wanstead .





BRR at Victoria Park Chingford League No 6

James and Melissa Lowndes took part in the National Trust night run at Clumber Park where James finished fourth overall in a time of 31 minutes. The run is one of a series of night runs at National Trust parks giving people the opportunity to see the parks after dark.



The Lowndes Crew at Clumber Park

A good attendance at Hainault Country Park on Sunday for the planned hill repeat session in readiness for next week’s cross country. After a short warm up the usual 10x repeats on the hill followed by a cool down and finally the Sunday staple of tea and club chips, well earned.



Sunday at Hainault

Sunday the 9th is cross country time once again full details available on Team Up. See the Club Events page on the BRR website if you don’t have the TeamUp app on your phone.



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