Our Thursday Runs
We are fortunate to have a number of qualified coaches and run leaders in the club. We aim to have a structured coaching session of around one hour each Thursday. ALL ABILITIES WELCOME. Meet at the Parklangley Club (44A Wickham Way, Beckenham, BR3 3AF) at 7:15pm for a 7:30pm start. During the summer, we run the coaching sessions from Sparrows Den. More information will appear below as these are scheduled.
On the Last Thursday of each month throughout the year – Naked Run from the Parklangley Club. You are asked to estimate your time for a run of approximately 5 miles; the runner finishing closest to their estimated time wins the prize kitty. All good fun for a £2 contribution: £1 goes to the prize kitty and £1 to the collection for the charity chosen by BVAC members for the year. Please come clothed, but without your watch!! Be there by 7:15pm for a 7:30pm start to register and check the route map.
For information on this week's run please see the calendar or our facebook page where the routes are often posted.
Information & Reports
Latest 3 Naked run reports, photos and results
BVAC Naked run - 27 Apr 2017
On an unseasonably cold damp evening,12 runners took part over a hilly course of 5.32 miles. After about 6 weeks of dry weather, the wet pavement along Wickham Way made for a slightly challenging start, but fortunately there were no tumbles. Roger was the first home, with Anne not far behind. Simon's time was impressive, considering that it was only 4 days after he'd completed the London Marathon. It was good to have Karen running with us, possibly for her first Naked Run? Anne's winning prediction was 23s out from her estimate, with Fiona a close 2nd at 27s difference. Many thanks to Bernie Fry, Joan Allen and Alison John for recording our times.£24 was raised for our charity, Alzheimer's Society.
BVAC Naked run - 30 Mar 2017
BVAC Naked run - 27 Oct 2016
Another mild, dry evening with a good turnout. We were pleased to welcome guests Andrew Culver and former member Linda Whiteley. The route was 4.79 miles. Peter Howe was first home in an impressive time of 35:21, almost 5 minutes under his estimate. (Please don't land yourself with stress fractures again, Peter!) The kitty was won by Joan Allen, whose estimate was only 30 seconds under her finishing time.
£14 was raised for our charity, A Mile in Her Shoes.