Forthcoming events

Forthcoming events

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Jul 17Race the Train
Aug 7Summer Handicap Race 5
Oct 6Rugby 10 – WRRL Race 11
Sep 4Summer Handicap Race 6 – final race

If you arrived here because you are thinking about joining a running club then you have come to the right place.
Why not come along to our Wednesday night training sessions and try out our friendly welcoming Club.northbrook badge

Take out membership and enjoy the experience of Club running. Not sure if you want to join up - then try before you buy. Run with us as a guest for a few weeks before signing.

See the How to Join Page for more info.


News Roundup

Club Secretary and Welsh international Mark Baker was invited to represent the Celtic team v England in the Birmingham 10km on 26 May 2019, running in the MV50 age group. He also has invitations to represent the Celtic team V50 at two further events, the Maidenhead half-marathon on 1 September and the York marathon on 20 October.

The Celtic team includes Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland, so Mark will be proudly wearing his Wales vest.

Mark last represented Wales ten years ago in the 100km Anglo-Celtic-Plate event held in Galway in 2009, where he was 4th Welsh finisher in a time of 10h:38m.

John Pollard was invited by Welsh triathlon to represent them at the British Championships in Nottingham on 15 June in the 60 to 64 age group.

 
 

After getting the bug and taking up triathlon only 5 years ago Anita Howe has competed for the GB team in her age group since 2015. Although a Northbrook member, work commitments and a heavy training schedule with the DO3 squad means she's not often seen at the Wednesday session but she runs in the club colours when she can.

In May Anita won her age group and became National English Champion, finishing 3rd overall. Competing in Weert, Netherlands in June Anita won in her age group and became European Champion.


Continuing high level of interest in the Summer Handicap series led to 97 members and guests taking part in Race 4 on Wednesday 3 July.
Steve Simpson was first home for Northbrook and so won maximum points in the men's race. Becky Colbourne finished next to become top scorer for the women.
Results will be posted here soon.

Results of Race 3

Race 5 is on Wednesday 7 August.

More info about the series ...


Warks Road Race LeagueThe Warwickshire Road Race League is a series of short and middle-distance road races running from Spring through to Autumn. The 2019 series features 11 races starting with the Massey-Ferguson Tractor 10k in April and finishing with the Rugby 10 mile in October.

Northbrook results 2018

Visit the WRRL web page

WRRL fixtures list 2019


Chris Sharp from Knowle & Dorridge RC won the 2019 10k race in 33:54, with Ian Allen (Spa Striders) 2nd and Dominic Priest (Leamington C & AC) in 3rd.
Kelly Edwards (Leamington C & AC) took the 1st women’s prize in 37:14.
For Northbrook Amanda Deavy was first counter in 40:24.

In the Junior Run, Doug Garnett won the event in 6:02, the first girl was Mel Gould who finished 6th in 6:42.
For the race on Sunday 14 July our major charity beneficiary was Coventry Cyrenians.
Sponsors included Bruker, Coventry Runner, Deeley Construction, JPL Heating and Plumbing and Curtain Call.

For full results visit our Northbrook 10k website.


Wednesday 17 July
The Club's annual tussle with the brambles and nettles that may lie in wait along the 9k off-road route between Hampton-in-Arden and Tile Hill is a popular event that adds a bit of interest to a Wednesday night's summer training.
You travel by train to the start point and then race your clubmates back to the finish. Meet at Tile Hill Station at around 7pm in time to catch the London Midland 7.15pm-ish train to Hampton in Arden.

More details on the Race the Train page


The Club's annual GBU relay race on 19 June saw another big turnout with 93 members and guests taking part in a relay race for teams of 3 people of differing running abilities. Due to last-minute drop-outs the Northbrook super-computer was tasked with making some just-in-time adjustments to the make up of the thirty-one 3-person teams.

The winning team was presented with a bottle of wine each, and there were prizes for the 2nd and 3rd teams.
Results

There is more info on the GBU page.


Northbrook Road Race ChampsHalf-way through the year and there has been plenty of activity in all of the distances. In the Men's table Liam Mills has taken the lead with six of the eight race distances completed. Steve Turvey, Mike Wheeler, Ian Paterson and Pete Fellows (tying for the MV55 spot) and Charles Jones head the other men's categories.

Natasha White has maximum points from all her five race distances to keep her lead at the top of the women's table. Gemma Ross, Lisa Bragg, Sarah McNaney, and Ros Myers are the other women's category leaders.

The Road Race Champs tables are compiled from Summer Handicap results, and from results of qualifying races sent in to the web site.

View the tables at Northbrook Road Race Champs 2019


Notice Board

Recent Race Results
Follow the exploits and successes of Club members by checking out these recent
Northbrook race results
Runners of the Month

May
   Peter Kirkhope - Kingsbury 10k and Beer Relays
   Liz Pharoah - new club record in Grand Union Canal 145-mile Birmingham to London race
Previous Runners of the Month

Distance Training

Distance training sessions leave the Jaguar Sports & Social Club on Sunday mornings at 9am. You can check out our distance routes for ideas about training on your own.

 

Club Kit

A range of Club branded running apparel available to members at attractive prices.
Visit the Northbrook Kit Shop to see what's on offer.

Committee Meetings

The committee meets every month to discuss Club matters that affect you.
Read the minutes of the committee meeting on 10 June

header_calendarThe Club Calendar has dates and venues for a selection of some favourite running events in and around the Midlands.

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Mondays at 6pm

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