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Club Championships 2015
The club have had a successful Club
Championship campaign with the below picking up awards on the evening:
1st - David Maydew - 2nd - Steve Jones - 3rd -
1st - Laura Venables = 2nd -
Karen Mackintosh - 3rd - Karen Murphy
Joint Chairman's Award
Rachel Hollins & Shaun Giltrap
AGM - January 2015
year's AGM carried far more
importance to the running club than those of the last few years : After 7
years in the post John Lovatt stepped down from the role of club chairman and,
with the same length of service, Christine Andrew stepped down from her role as
club secretary. As everyone is aware, without named members in these roles
the club is not recognised by England Athletics or indeed other running clubs.
BRC would like to thank both John and Christine for all their work during the
past seven years - effectively saving the club from folding when it found
itself in a similar position in 2008. Stepping up to the task at the
AGM were two volunteers ......
was elected the new chairman and Rachel Hollins was elected club secretary.
BRC would like to thank both of these members for keeping the club a viable
entity. Best wishes to you both in your new roles. A full listing of the
2015 committee will be posted shortly on the
Here are a
couple of pics from the AGM.
John hands over to Kev Shuff
: photo TS, Jan 2015
Christine and John looked pleased
with their farewell gifts: Photo TS, Jan 2015
Marathon 2015 - club place draw: 30 October, Roaring Meg, Biddulph
The club has been given 3 places
for next year's London Marathon. Priority is given to those who applied
standard ballot place but were
unlucky on that draw. Five names went into the proverbial hat : The first 3
Running Everyone - hope it all goes well! Look forward to hearing of
Former and Current BRC Chairmen.
10 London Marathons Between them. Photo :TS, at the Roaring Meg.
Knype Pool 5m
& 1m FUN Run
Many thanks to everyone who competed and helped out.
between the two
Knype Pool Race committee members
hand over cheque for £1383.50 to Mayor
Linda Deaville for donation
to Donna Louise
Trust and Staffs Moorlands Cancer Care (Biddulph Branch). March 2014.
New to Running -
graduation 5k run, March 2014
Well done to all our new runners
who attended the latest daytime New2Running. Here are the 7 who completed their
5k celebration run around Knypersley Pool on Saturday 1st March 2014. They
worked hard and went from 0 to 5km in 7 weeks.
Running Leader Julie Harris
(centre) with Kev ( King of Pacing) Shuff far left.
5k times as follows...
Andrea Bailey 32.58
Sharon Taylor 33.15
Patricia Gibson 35.57
Lisa Lomas 39.57
Nicola Oliver 40.21 (take off 1 minute for slight detour!)
Ellen McMillan 40.21 ( “ “ “ “ )
Kerry Williamson 46.57