Welcome To Bracknell Forest Runners

If you are new to the website and are interested in finding out more about BFR, your best starting point will be the About Us section. We hope you like what you see and look forward to meeting you.


Add your race results

RACE RESULTS
If you have completed a race recently you wish added to the results page clock and email the details
raceresults@bracknell-forest-runners.org.uk

CONTACT THE COMMITTEE HERE
committeemembers@bracknell-forest-runners.org.uk

HELLO
hello@bracknell-forest-runners.org.uk

Next Track Session

All members are encouraged to take part in our track training sessions. Obviously some members will be moving around the track faster than others so do pay attention to those around you. In particular when you are in recovery mode, moving slowly or indeed walking please do so in lanes 3 to 6 leaving lanes 1 and 2 for those moving at speed. For safety reasons headphones are prohibited.


News

New Winter distance training plans

Hi just to let you know that the new 16 Week winter distance
Training plans are listed on the website, they are designed to begin on
January 1st with your 1st long run on January 7th.

The plans are designed for London marathon but the schedule can be varied depending upon when your marathon starts.

Thanks

Jon

Marathon Entries

Congratulations to the following people who obtained a marathon place

London
Gary Wells
Charlotte Davies
Kendra Hall
Rachel Stockdale
Karen Seaby
Jo Hobbs
Matt Gardner
Alison MacLeod (Matthews)
Jane Weeks

Brighton
Mark George
Lisa Plummer
Ruthie Lola
Angela Thorpe
Callum David Cooper
Jason Nubeebuckus
Colin Latham
Jo Dickey
Paul Herbert
Stuart Hewlins

The electronic entry link will be sent to your email address on the BFR website so if it has changed then please ensure you email to membership your correct email address

Well done all

Jon

London marathon 2018 volunteers

The volunteers list for the 2018 London marathon will open at 8pm at the mince pie evening, names can only go on the list when I arrive with the list.

To become a volunteer
1) You must attend on the evening, however you can email to become a volunteer but you will go on the list behind everyone that attended on the evening.
2) You must be a current member and because of heavy demand from within the club to help, we are unable to accept help at the moment from family members who are not club members.

Thanks

Jon

parkrun Results

Hi Team,

The Committee has decided to discontinue listing parkrun
results in the 'results' section of the BFR site - As of today.

The main basis being that parkrun is not run in the spirit
of a 'race', but rather an all-inclusive 'run' (Notice that you get finisher
tokens, not placings). This coupled with the fact that we cannot award PBs and
star ratings, and that administration is very heavy for these results
(Alongside all the other results we enter), we have taken this decision

parkrun offer a personalised / by week / by club breakdown
of results which far exceeds either the capability of our current site, and
potentially of any future sites, listing performance, personal bests and many
other lovely tidbits of information

We actively encourage people to still parkrun - working your
way towards totals of races or better times (Or just for fun - that's why we do
it!)

Thanks, Mike & Your Committee

(A reference to this on our website will be included in the
club newsletter this week)

Friday 8th December

Tonight's club group run will be at 6pm from the main sports centre car park for 60 minutes at an easy paced 9mm for anyone that wishes to join the fun ????

Jon

Christmas Update

Hi Team, A quick message to update on upcoming events.

Mince Pie Evening – 13th December

Next week we have our traditional End-of-Year meeting in the upstairs Suite at Bracknell Leisure Centre (Go in entrance, left after desk, then a right and upstairs), after a shortened track session. Around 8pm we will go through the voting for Most Improved Runner, pull the ballot places for London Marathon and Brighton Marathon, and open the lists for London Marathon Volunteering in 2018

Please submit to Niki your nominations for Most Improved, one male and female. Please think who's made great strides forwards - send to secretary@bracknell-forest-runners.org.uk

You must attend to be first on the volunteer lists (They are first come, first serve). We will have a reserve list, please drop me (Mike) an email if you cannot make the night and you wish to be on the list

Tea, coffee and Mince Pies will be provided. We will be doing a charity collection for a cause nominated on the night

BFR 5k Championship Race – 16th December

We have a special 5k Championship race at Dinton Pastures. Entry is only £5 and the course is flat, and it is a PB recordable course. Santa hats optional (but advised!). See the BFR website for more detail here

Wednesday Running

Our last track session this year is the 13th December, we will organise runs on the following Wednesdays at 7pm (20th and 27th) - these will be an hour, various pace groups. Please use the main car park to meet, as track-side car park will be locked. Headtorches advised strongly.  Track returns 3rd January 2018

Christmas Runs

We will be doing the traditional Boxing Day run on the 26th December, more details to follow

Merry Christmas!, Your BFR Committee

BFR Newsletter 01.12.2017

Hi Team,

Latest newsletter with details for Sunday XC here

Friday 1st December

Friday nights run starts at 6pm tomorrow for 60 minutes at 9mm as one group. Usual start location of by the football pitches main car park.
Jon ???????????????????

BFR - Track Session 29th November Details

Hi Team,

Just a quick update regarding Wednesday’s Guest rack session led by Martin Yelling.

Track session is for the 50 NAMED runners only, that were drawn at random the weekend (You will have been messaged by Niki Felton)

Road runs will be available for all others pace depending on leaders – If you wish to lead a place please message Niki via secretary@bracknell-forest-runners.org.uk

We have confirmed leaders for 40 minutes Road Run, starting at 7pm, at the following paces

 

  • 12 mm
  • 11 mm
  • 10 mm
  • 9 mm

 

Jon Errington will be leading a Fartlek road session for Group A, starting same time

All members are then invited to the Q&A from 8pm across the road at the Church Hall 

Address - Easthampstead Baptist Church Hall, We would like to start as close to 8.00pm as possible. Refreshments will be provided.

Thanks, Your BFR Committee

BFR Newsletter 21.11.2017

Hi Team,

Latest BFR Newsletter here

Slight correction is that the Championship 5k (16th) is not on the same day as the Mapledurham 10, rather the 10 Miler is on the same day as Handy Cross XC (3rd)

I’ll correct in next weeks newsletter - not looking to flood your inboxes.

Thanks, Mike & Your Committee

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