Queen Elizabeth Country Park Spring Half Marathon March 2018

The clocks go forward………. Had we changed all the clocks in the house, was the alarm set? Phew all done rest easy, except a rather hilly half marathon to run in the morning. We arrived at QE park to well sign posted free car parking, met up with Bryony and Steve who had arrived whilst we continued that favourite of ours faffing. […]

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Cranleigh 15/21 Miles Race 2018 Report

Well this was it. The big training run marathon dress rehearsal. Wear what you plan to wear on the Big Day, sort out your fuelling and re-fuelling strategy. For me it would be the first time running more than 20 miles so a potential big landmark. As with the main marathons the Cranleigh 15/21 has a 9 AM start. However, […]

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Race Review: Farnborough Winter Half 2018

Bad weather races are great! You’ve made it out of bed to the start line, when countless others haven’t- and of those who have, so many are moaning about the weather, that you’ve already got a psychological advantage if you stay positive! Sometimes, living with Mr I-LOVE-RUNNING-YEAH! can be a bit trying. 6:30 this morning, a Sunday, with sleet and […]

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Race Review – Stubbington Green 10K 2018 (HRRL)

The Stubbington Green 10K is now in it’s 33rd year and has established itself as one the biggest and best 10K races on the South Coast. Having run this year it’s easy to see why.  The organisation was excellent, number collection was easy and you received a good quality long sleeve t-shirt to remember the day by. The weather was […]

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BVR at the Elstead Marathon

Record BVR Numbers at Local Elstead Race

Friday 30th June 2017 saw the annual 105th Elstead Marathon take place, and for BVR a massive club presence. It was my first experience of the “marathon”, having heard from my fellow BVR’s that it was a wonderful community supported event, along with running through the river Wey before the finish – how could turn down the opportunity!

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BVR at the Winterfold Forest MABAC

Sunday 2nd April and it’s time to go to the forest … Winterfold Forest that is. Winterfold Forest is in the heart of the beautiful Surrey Hills and as the name suggests … well it’s not a flat run but it is a stunning place to run.

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BVR Ladies take on Lake District Fells

A cold and misty weekend in January saw a team of three BVR ladies take on a gruelling Fell Running and Navigating weekend in the Lake District. Club members Tracy Dolman, Karen Jones and Maria Drummond climbed a staggering 1000m in one day whilst learning fell navigation techniques and developing mountain running skills.  Here’s a couple of short videos of their […]

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BVR at the Bacchus Half Marathon

Running the Bacchus Half Marathon is all about having fun. The day arrives we are all doing our last minute preparations, have we got the right costume, oh yes my friends this half marathon is not about running envy this is all about costume envy. Have we made enough effort, there are flamingos, space people, cheer leaders, film characters, references […]

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BVR Does Hart4Relay

So … waking up to blue skies and the sun already shining it looked like it was going to be a glorious summers day … so what better to do … lets go to a not so empty field just outside Fleet …. The first thing that strikes you about this place is that you are two minutes from the […]

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Who wants to do a Jigsaw?

Not the type that you have in pieces on the floor at home, but the 10k run type, but the run around the aerodrome at Dunsfold famous for the Top Gear race track type! The is a perfect race for a PB. It doesn’t get flatter, it is on tarmac and if the weather is nice then whoosh!!! The weather was perfect […]

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