Forthcoming events

Forthcoming events

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Oct 19Midland Cross-Country Relays – Aldersley Village
Nov 2Warwick University Cross-Country Relays
Nov 9B’ham League & Women’s Midland League Cross-Country Fixture 1
Dec 7B’ham League & Women’s Midland League Cross-Country Fixture 2

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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.

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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.

Wrapping up the 2019 season eighty members and guests turned out for the final handicap race on 4 September.

First home was Becky Colbourne in her second race win of the season, adding 30 points to her series total. Rick Wise in 3rd place gained the maiximum 50 points by being first Northbrook man to cross the line.

With 134 points from 5 races Lottie Graham ended the season with a 21-point lead at the top of the women's table, ahead of Pia Singh and Martina McConville tying on 113 points.
In the men's table Alan Hewitt with two race wins overhauled Tom Dempsey's earlier bonus point assisted lead to take the top spot with 194 points from just 4 races. Tom Dempsey finished 2nd and Martin Gavin took 3rd place.

Participation this season has been at an all-time high, with 145 members and 43 guests taking part across the six races, with a total of 107 in Race 1. Nine men and three women took part in all six races.

Results of Race 6 and series results.

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.

At the series close the highest placed Northbrook competitor is Stuart Lumsden in 12th place. The highest placed Northbrook woman is Sally Eason in 24th place. In the category placings Sally Eason is 1st FV55 and Darren Taplin is 3rd MV45.

In the team placings Northbrook women are 5th, Northbrook men are also 5th. In the masters team placings Northbrook women are 3rd and Northbrook men are 4th.

Northbrook results 2019

Visit the WRRL web page

WRRL fixtures list 2019

Jaguar Sports & Social Club Membership renewal is due now. The yearly membership fee enables Northbrook members to use the facilities of the Social Club. Northbrook members may also use the facilities of the Leisure Centre by paying the appropriate extra fee. You must take out Associate Membership of the Social Club if you:
come to training on a Wednesday night and park in the club car park,
come to Sunday long runs and park in the club car park,
eat cake in the bar once on a month on a Wednesday night in the summer.
You can download a Membership Renewal form by clicking on the link below. Make your own arrangements to renew and pay for this membership by returning your completed form with payment (cheque made payable to Jaguar Sports & Social Club) to the Jaguar Club bar on a Wednesday night, to the Leisure Centre or bar staff during opening hours or directly to the Sports Club Administration office.
Membership/Renewal Form (pdf format)

Membership/Renewal Form (MS-Word format)

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 Liam Mills was first counter in 38:05.

In the Junior Run, Doug Garnett won the event in 6:02, the first girl was Mel Gould who finished 6th in 6:42.

Members of the Northbrook 10k organising committee visited Oakfield House to present a cheque for £1,700 to Coventry Cyrenians the major charity beneficiary of the 2019 race.

Sponsors included Bruker, Coventry Runner, Deeley Construction, JPL Heating and Plumbing and Curtain Call.

For full results visit our Northbrook 10k website.

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.
This years staging held on 17 July saw a record 79 members and guests attempting the challenge, and so far there are no reports of anyone still out there.

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.

There is more info on the GBU page.

Northbrook Road Race ChampsWith a good season of racing and plenty of results from the various distances the tables are looking very interesting. In the Men's table Stuart Lumsden has taken over the lead with five of the eight race distances completed. Steve Turvey, Mike Wheeler, Pete Fellows and Mike Duggan head the other men's categories.

Natasha White has maximum points from all her seven race distances to keep her lead at the top of the women's table. Gemma Ross, Lisa Bragg, Sarah McNaney, and Ros Myers maintain their positions to lead the other women's categories.

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

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Recent Race Results
Follow the exploits and successes of Club members by checking out these recent
Northbrook race results
Runners of the Month
   Gemma Ross - PB's at Kenilworth Half-Marathon and Draycote 20 miles
   Chris Archer - competed in many events
   Pete Stafford - Thunder Run and Mile Relays
   Catherine Shepherd - Thunder Run

Previous Runners of the Month


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 2 September


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Mondays at 6pm


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