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A Wet Day in Cranleigh

Summer finally arrived in Cranleigh on 29th March, warm day, 13’C and the obligatory wind and rain which goes with the UK summer. 14 crazy runners decided that it was a good day for a run through the roads around Cranleigh. Stood around at the start we were provided with a cooling drizzle, which never stopped for the entire run. […]

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BVR Fleet Half Race Report – A PB fest!

One of the club’s favourite events in the calendar each year is the Fleet Half Marathon – It is a long-standing local event organised by one of our fellow local clubs Fleet and Crookham AC. Offering a great course (mild undulations, closed roads, good support and atmosphere) and a strong – club runner heavy – field of around 3,000 […]

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BVR Runners out and about pacing

Linda and Alex Radford have been taking part in two events from “The Human Race” as part of the Garmin Pacing Team. Firstly a half marathon at Eton Dorney on 28th February 2015 and Lidl Breakfast Run in Kingston on 15th March 2015. At Eton Dorney Linda ran the 11 minute/mile group round the lake 4 times which and Alex […]

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Richmond Park MABAC

Another cold chilly winters morning and BVR are off to Richmond Park for the latest MABAC. 17 intrepid runners took a tour of one of the most beautiful parks in the country. Before we started though we had serious marathon training to do so 8 of us ran the entire park and got a sneaky 10 miles in before the […]

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Blackwater Valley Runners at Bramley 20/10

On Sunday 15th February 2015, an intrepid team from Blackwater Valley Runners attended the Bramley 20/10. Some of them completed the 10 mile course, while others went for the 20 mile course. Whatever was run, it’s clear that a massive amount of effort was put in and our members are well on the way to their marathon and half marathon […]

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Adidas Thunder Run – July 2014

This is a 24 hour event where the team take turns to do as many 10k laps as possible.  BVR managed 25 and placed 68 out of 228 teams – a great result.  The team was Amanda Bailey, Steve Bailey, Andy Ratcliffe, Lisa Spratling, Liz Noakes, Kevin Voller and Nick Silvester.

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Surrey Slog – July 2014

Quite a few of us were brave enough to have a go at the Surrey Slog half marathon, one of the hardest in the country. Results below: Position First name Surname Category Time 5 STEVE LOW M50 94.05 23 ALEXANDER RADFORD M40 103.49 55 ALAN FREESTONE M40 115.24 57 NICHOLAS SILVESTER M50 115.52 58 DAVID PORTER M40 116.09 68 MELVYN […]

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Blackwater Valley Runners Enjoy Coffee and Cake Run

Our regular Coffee and cake runs, where we meet for a Social run in a Great location, started along the River Wey in Guildford, went across fields to the bottom of St. Marthas Hill in Chilworth. Most members unbelievably ran non-stop to the top where great views were found of St.Marthas church and the surrounding areas. We then ran down to the […]

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