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Great turnout at the Hatfield Broad Oak 10k, 29May2017
A brilliant run by Tim Wollfe in the field of 1222 runners to come 3rd in 34:30, followed by Connor Culham 31st in 38:45 and another 24 club members. Well done everyone. BDAC results are here and the full results are here.

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Several Club Members Out Around the Country This Weekend
Club members were out around the country on Saturday 26th November, achieving some excellent performances:
Great Notley parkrun (165 in field, winner 18:47)
Posn ByGender Parkrunner Time
2      2           Ben Holdgate 00:18:49
4      4          Tyler Wiltshire 00:19:35
11   11           Trevor Sibley 00:20:43
28   28        Haydn Hawkins 00:23:10
39   38        Andrew Hughes 00:24:08
130 37              Jennifer Hill 00:33:23
Great Cornard parkrun (87 in field, winner 17:46):
Posn ByGender Parkrunner Run Time
4      4             Aidan Cahill 00:19:09
22    2         Elizabeth Cahill 00:24:15
46  35              David Cahill 00:27:44
Lyme Park (Cheshire) parkrun (120 in field, winner 18:05)
Posn ByGender Parkrunner Run Time
22   21         Steven Everett 00:24:04
Penrose (Cornwall) parkrun (164 in field, winner with dog: 15:07)
Posn ByGender Parkrunner Run Time
26   22          David Reaves 00:23:49

Lynne & Connor Culham at the Great South Race, Portsmouth, 23rd October 2016
Lynne and Conor Culham competed in their first 10 mile race. Conor aimed for 68 mins and with very little running over the last few months, Lynne aimed for 2:20. Conor had an amazing race finishing 245th out of about 16000 runners in 64:29 and Lynne in 2:18:11. Well done to you both! Picture below.

Leigh On Sea 10k, 16th October 2016
We had 5 BDAC runners in this race: Beverley Cook, Martin Cook, Natalie Cook, Christine & Lisa Clark with PB's by a minute each for Beverley & Natalie Cook. Well done to each & every one of you - fantastic results. Picture below.

Hatfield Broad Oak 10k road race 30th May 2016
Well done everyone on today's race today. Results on the Road Running results page; picture of (most of) our runners below.

Barry Plowman "Chase The Train" 8.9 mile race 22nd May 2016
Barry completed the  Aylsham to Wroxham, Chase The Train 8.9 mile race in 1.04.02 (official time), 18th out of 164 finishers. This is where you a get 10 minute start on the train and have to try and keep in front of it. Unfortunately the train finishes in around 50 minutes! Pictures below from the chasing train and at the end.


Conor and Courtney Win at Witham Boxing Day 5, 26th December 2015
We had a great turnout at the Witham Boxing day 5-miler and the club came 2nd in the overall Team Award.  Conor Culham and Courtney Gordon, both coached by Simon Mennell, won the U18 age group (pictured below with their trophies). Full results to follow when published. Well done Conor and Courtney and everyone from the club who turned up on a blustery boxing day.

The Stort 30 off road trail ultra marathon, 24th October 2015
Well done to Wayne Cook who ran this trail ultra marathon in a fantastic time of 4 hours 49 mins

Mel Batty 10k, Grays 31st August 2015
Conor and mum Lynne Culham both got great PB’s with Conor taking 42 seconds off his first time, taking it down to 41:52 and Lynne bringing her pb down to 1h 06m. Well done both of you.

Mersea 10, 29th August 2015
Well done our runners who took on this race of 5 or 10 miles. Josie (10 miles) 79.09, Stuart (10 miles) 83.47 PB and Lauren (5 miles) 45.29. Other runners included Lee Cousins (10 miles) 22/179 in 69:36 and Steve Rolfe (5 miles) 26/105 in 39:06.

Ipswich Twighlight 10K, 14th August 2015
Wayne Cook ran this 10K in 40:53 to finish 33rd out of 697 runners. Well done Wayne!

Felsted 10K, 12th July 2015
Great club turnout for the Felsted 10k, results as follows:-
    Tim Woulfe 36:39. (5th)
Connor Mennell 41:03
Wayne Cook 41:36
Barry Plowman 43:03
Ross Boyer 43:22
Paul Chadwick 43:38
Michelle Caulfield 44:49 (1st vf45)   
Chris Lambert 48:38
Colm Scolard 49:10
Raoul Grantham 49:25         
Stuart Phillips 50:01
Claire Gordon 50:12
Gary Sibley 50:20
Steve Rolfe 50:58
Marco Firman 51:17
Chris Longhurst 51:17
Helen Lambert 51:50
Michelle Phillips 52:47
Matthew Parker 54:11. PB
Deb Harrison 54:58
Rob Caulfield 55:03

Silver End Fun Run, Sunday 7th June 2015
Kiera Hornsby took on her furthest race to date at the 4.2mile Silver end fun run and as first lady back she won the fantastic trophy. Another member Chloe Beckett has won it in the past so Kiera is in very good company. Well done Kiera!

Haverhill 10K, 12th April 2015One of our newest endurance group members, Wayne Cook, wore the BDAC vest for the first time coming a hugely impressive 17 out of 181 runners in a pb of 40mins 36 secs. Great running and well done Wayne!

5K Park Run, Hatfield Forest, 28th March 2015
We had two Park Runners at this beautiful one-lap course in Hatfield Forest: Lee Cousins 8/120 in 20:58 and David Reaves 20/120 in 22:34 with a 78% age-grading, the highest in the race. There are other local 5k Park Runs at Notley (where William Ferguson achieved 15/76 in 23:02) and also at Chelmsford, all at 9:00 every Saturday. Give it a go!

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