Worthing 10k – 2nd June 2018

Report by Mary Thane For those of you who have run Bognor Regis 10k this is a similar event, but on a larger scale.  The race starts and finishes on the sea front in the centre of Worthing.  There is no onsite parking so you ned to allow time to find free parking in the street or pay to par […]

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Bognor Regis Prom Run Review

Report by Mary Thane This year is the second time that I have run this race and it just gets better! The race starts and finishes at West Park in Bognor Regis.  Parking is on site and free but there is no bag drop so you need to leave your possessions in your vehicle.  The beach is a stone’s throw […]

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Me, BVR and the Edinburgh Marathon

Written by Craig Digweed Having taken up running in the early part of 2017 and completing my first event at that year’s Fleet Half Marathon, I found myself well and truly hooked on running. This led to me joining BVR in the spring of last year. I’ve always been an active person and played football for many years, the running we used […]

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Wimbledon Common Half Marathon (aka Womble Half Marathon)

By Veronique Haynes Donna had booked this as part of her 12 half in 12 months and I somehow decided to join her on Friday despite the 27C forecasted!! This was laid on by a company called runthrough. They also do Thorpe Park half and many other events in London / Surrey. A very straight forward trip up the A3, it […]

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“I’m Training for a Marathon”

Written by Alison Shilley I’m a great believer in things will happen when the time is right, if it doesn’t happen then the time isn’t right just at that moment!!! How or when you know the time is right to run a marathon is very personal, for me I just knew It was this year or possibly never I just needed to […]

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Night of the 10,000m PBs

Report by Alan Baker A lovely warm sunny day made for the perfect start to Highgate Harriers Night of the 10,000m PBs. Arriving at Parliament Hill in London we were greeted by the site of 100’s of people encircling the running track. Around the edges vendors sold everything from Prosecco to wood fired pizza, both of which were to become […]

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BVR Does the Bognor 10K – 20th May 2018

Written by Suzanne Anderson Who does not like a trip to the sea on a sunny warm Spring Day? It almost makes the idea of running a 10K whilst there bearable! I had heard great things about the Bognor 10K from the runners who entered last year so took the opportunity to enter this year for the first time. I […]

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London Marathon 2018

Written by Katie Ruocco We knew that the Sunday of the London Marathon was going to be hot. The forecast had started gathering pace in the preceding days, and by Thursday, the organisers released a statement with medical advice, as the race was likely to be the hottest on record, at 23 degrees. This wasn’t ideal, after a long, hard […]

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Listen to your heart…

Written by Rob Ostler My name is Rob and I am currently 35, I have always enjoyed sports, more so endurance sport! I used to cycle a lot and also run a fair bit too. When I was 28 I was training for a Olympic distance triathlon when I started to notice that when i did the run part of […]

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BVR did Brecon Beacons 7 May 2018

Report by Karen Jones A group of enthusiastic members decided to take on the challenge of the Brecon Beacons running festival organised by Trail Events. The distances on offer were Ultra, Marathon, Half Marathon and 10K so something for everyone. This was going to be a mini away weekend, involving camping at the suggested site of Talybont Farm. We all arrived the day […]

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