BAR Members have been at championship races at Newton Aycliffe 10km an undulating road route Raymond Lightle finished in 51:04 and 3rd in the V60 age category. Other members took on Staveley Stampede a 10km multi-terrain race from Staveley Village through the nature reserve along roads and tracks finishing at Staveley Village Hall. Jason Ashford headed the BAR runners hone in 40:21,
Matt Randall finished in 42:04, followed by Paul Bainbridge in 49:16 1st in the M70 category and John Hunter in 1:02:19.
This last weekend several BAR members have been out supporting the local Parkrun at Catterick, Michelle Dinsdale finished in 36.30 pleased to have her running shoes back on. Jess Mallison closely followed in 36.32, David Oldacres finished his second Parkrun in 31.45, Raymond Lightle finished in a consistent 24.25 and Matt Randall in 21.59.
In other events BAR member Stuart Black took on the Ultra challenge of the West Highland Way. Heading back to his roots Stuart took on the route that sets off from just north of Glasgow and finishes in the Scottish Highlands at Fort William, a total of 95 miles of challenging terrain and nearly 4000 meters of climbs. Stuart finished in a pleasing 27:28:55
Earlier this month BAR member took on the Hardmoors White Horse Trail Marathon a tough route of ascent and descents over 44km with 1280m of climbs, Stuart Black finished in 6:07:00 and BAR second claim member Lena Conlin finished in 6:15:00.
BAR second claim member Lena Conlin also has taken on the Lakesman Triathlon, a full distance of 2.4 mile swim in Derwent water, 112 mile cycle route heading out the coast at Cockermouth then travelling along the coast with views out onto the Irish sea before returning to Keswick. Finishing with a 26.2 mile run, on a five lap route around Keswick and its parks in the shadow of Skiddaw. Completing in 14:43:01, Lena also finished her 90th marathon with this event.