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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A Race through Alice Holt Forest!

On Saturday 5th September, BVR went out on tour en masse for yet another club race. This is one of the biggest events in the calendar and allows us to support Farnhma Runners a fellow running club in the local area. The race the Alice Holt races with a 1km kids run 3km kids run a 5km and 10km race. […]

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Arundel 10k and the points championship update

Another event comes and goes in the annual race for the points championship, a 10k race at Arundel, the first time this event has made it into the championship. Another great day out for team BVR as 9 willing volunteers turned out on a Sunday morning to race up and down the hills of Arundel and through the castle. There […]

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The Sloggers have it

Anyone ever wandered why this race is called the Surrey slog? No…. It is also known as the “Holmbury Half”. I know which name I prefer and I know which one is more true, but you can decide which is better for yourself. A dangerous dozen BVR nutters runners decided to take on the Holmbury Half marathon on 19th July. The […]

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Elstead Marathon – It’s only a Race?

The first sunny Friday in July …… 3rd July 2015. After 103 years of the Elstead Marathon, Blackwater Valley Runners once again decided to grace the event with our presence, the blue and yellow t-shirts would once again be worn in solidarity! This event is always tough “it’s a marathon” well actually just over 5 miles, but always a very […]

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Endure24, Keep on Running!

On Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th June 2015 team “Blackwater Valley Runners 1” took on the Endure24 challenge. In principal it sounds simple, run as far as you can as a team in 24hrs. Many of the team trundled down to a field in Aldermaston where they spent the night on Friday, putting up tents, drinking beer and discussing tactics […]

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Off to the Surrey Hills Again

  So on a warm and sunny Sunday morning a mass of Blackwater Valley Runners turned up for the latest instalment in the MABAC series. This time we were at Farley Heath. In excess of 20 runners enjoyed the sunshine in the woods. We were even met by bluebells as well. For the first time in a while we had […]

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BVR at the Virgin London Marathon 2015

From zero to marathon in 18 months, Charlie recalls her experiences at this year’s Virgin London Marathon and gives us the rundown on how the other BVR members got on. So, having said I’d never do a marathon, and then 4 months after stupidly pulling my own name out of the club ballot for the club place, the day was […]

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