BFR Newsletter 06.05.2019


Hi Team,

BFR Handicap Dates
New Forest 10 - Camping Weekend
Marathon Photo
Awards Night
New Committee + Coaching Coordinator

BFR Handicap Dates
Dates for your diary! Held in The Lookout on a Wednesday Night - Arrive 6:30 for a 7 start (More details here)

  • 22nd May - Race 1
  • 26th June - Race 2
  • 24th July - The Final
  • 21st August - Naked Handicap (No Garmin! - Details here)

Want to be in Race 1? Please email your latest 5k time to

New Forest 10 - Camping Weekend
We have secured pitches at Long Meadow Campsite in the New Forest for a Camping weekend (Staying 5th and 6th, with New Forest 10 on the Sunday). £28 per pitch per night (2 night minimum stay)... we will look for a local parkrun on the Saturday morning and I'm sure a local pub at some point! Maximum of 6 people per pitch

We will be offering a coach to and from the event on Sunday also, with a BBQ for those that want it. Prices are £15 for the coach (there and back), and £5 per person for food. Under 16s travel free - Please contact to reserve your camping/coach/bbq spots (We will communicate payment details)

Spring Marathon Photo
Run a Spring marathon? Bring your medal, and finishing T Shirt or BFR top to track on Wednesday so we can get a club photo of all the incredible achievements

The Annual BFR Awards Party - Friday 31st May, 2019
Details of the night and how to get tickets can be found here

New Committee + Coaching Coordinator
Details of your new committee can be found here
We are very happy to announce Nicki Farrell as our new Coaching Coordinator. Want to contact our coaches? Email


Maidenhead Easter 10 - 19 Apr 2019
In a fantastically attended race on a warm Spring morning, BFR were led home by David Leahy in a PB 56:17, with Maureen Dowling first lady and Age Category winner. PBs also for Simon Bennison, Kevin Mitchell, Tyler Harman, Rich Butcher, Rebecca Cairns, Ahmed Badawy, Julie Fidler, James Gladwell, Stephanie Dudman, Paul Emery, Vlatka Lake, Paul Newbury, Cathy Whittington, Laura Rogg, ELizabeth Misselbrook, Tish Bhatnager, Danielle Miller, Peter Tott, Claire Ford, Elizabeth Ford

Beaconsfield 5 - 22 Apr 2019
In an all female affair, BFR was led home by Julie Fidler in a PB

Virgin Money London Marathon - 28 Apr 2019
On a fantastic day in the capital BFR owned the road, the drinks, the cheering and the baggage. We were led in in 42nd place overall with a stunning result for Neil Kevern, with a new club record. Glen Winning followed with another Club record, as did Helen Johnson

PBs for - Neil Kevern, John Burnett, Emily Gow, Gayle Nebbett, Stephanie Powter, Kerry Cox, Ana Hurtado, Lisa Kilby, Kayleigh Gardner, Paul Newbury, Jack Wataranan, Samantha Coombs, Sarah Austin

Blenheim Palace 7K - 28 Apr 2019
Stephanie Dudman led home BFR in 38:53

Happy Running!