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Last updated 27 August, 2014 10:42

Hot news: Adam is the European 200m Champion and 4 x 100m Gold medal winner...

Tom Desborough has run in all the London mini marathons since 2008 with his last one in April 2014 and his steady progression has been recognised by the organisers.
The Virgin London Mini Marathon team are delighted to announce that Tom has been the most improved runner in the event's history from 22:13 in 2008 to 16:52 in 2014, over the 3 mile course.
In light of this they are awarding Tom £250 as a prize for his achievements.
A great reward for all the hard work Tom puts into his running.
Well done Tom.
Paul Austridge 24-08-14

Please note that the Club 5 mile C-C Championships has been moved to Sunday 19 October, starting at 10:30. And Closing ‘5’ Handicap XC to Sunday 22 March 2015 starting at 10:30  26-08-14

Our Richard Holt has just written a book Learn to Run: A Common Sense Beginner's Guide to Running Progression. Aimed at runners – particularly novice ones just getting started. Full details here... 20-08-14

Details of the Club Championships/Open Meet, 27 August at Norman Park 19-08-14

The Gazette won't be ready for distribution until September - this is a foretaste while we're waiting... Wilf Orton 18-08-14

Henry Choong is at the Youth Olympics 2014 in Nanjing, China - 16-28 August. He is competing in the modern pentathlon. See BBC Website. He has been a member of Blackheath and Bromley for four years and currently trains in David Liston's group. 14-08-14

He came 11th overall. Won the Swimming, 15th in Fencing and  19th in running & shooting. 24-08-14

ll Young B & B athletes aged 11+ Are Invited To Our Youth Club

Friday 19 September (monthly). Click image for more details or contact claire_austridge@yahoo.co.uk 8-08-14

Another “Unofficial Mob Match” - This will be the 5th event of a Park Run with B&B v Croydon Striders.

Date – Sat 20 September 2014 Venue – Norman Park.

Please wear your club vest on the day, remember your bar code and run fast!! 8-08-14

Coming up:

AUGUST - 21 Aug, to 31 Aug, Turkey, Euro Veterans T&F Champs, Wed, 27 , Norman Park, Club track evening + Open throws (19.15), Sa/Su, 30/31 , Bedford, EA U15/U17 Champs, Sat, 30 , Allianz Stadium, Jo Smith Cup   (Sen. M&W)

           Latest News...

Club Records updated 27-08-14

Winter Fixture list for 2014/15 amended 26-08-14

Latest Press Release 26-08-14

Sydney Wooderson 800, Sutcliff Park 20 August 21-08-14

Parris Handicap 20 August 21-08-14

More Marathon rankings updated 19-08-14

Read Wilf's interview with the President18-08-14
European Athletics Championships, Zurich 17-08-14

B&B Open Meeting 11 August 13-08-14

27 July 2014 - U13 Inter Counties, Kingston 10-08-14

Centenary of birth of PP Sydney Wooderson MBE   6-08-14

Manchester Mile &  David Coleman 6-08-14

Open Events updated 5-08-14

SAL Norman Park 2 August 2-08-14

28-Jul-2 Aug - Commonwealth Games, Glasgow 2-08-14

UK Youth Development League Allianz Pk, 27 July 1-08-14

World Junior Championships, 22-27 July 28-07-14
Club 5000 Champs 23 July 25-07-14

Wednesday night menu 25-07-14

Sainsbury's Anniversary Games, 20 July 25-07-14

Masters 19 July 21 -07-14

Jack Petchey Foundation updated 20-07-14

Competition Policy updated 14-07-14

KYAL 6 July at Gillingham 8-07-14

London Youth Games, Crystal Palace 8-07-14

Club 10,000 Champs 2 July 7-07-14

Triathlon update 2-07-14

Unofficial Mob Match B&B v Croydon Striders 7 June 9-06-14

County T&F Championships 24/25 May 5-06-14

European Athletics Championships 12-17 August
Fantastic win for Adam - equals his PB in 19.98 to become The European 200m Champion!

A great start by Dina but she pulled up after 50m with hamstring problems, but she was in the 200m final... 15-08-14

2 August 2014 - Southern Athletics League, Norman Park - Men break the League record 2-08-14

Adam takes Silver in the Commonwealth Games 100m 1-08-14

 Alastair Aitken, a good friend and frequent visitor to B&B, has done half a dozen interviews leading up to the Olympics. All very interesting - view them here... 27-07-12


KLAN won "Network of the Year" for the London Region 2012 2-10-12


Interested in joining the other 800 members? Then check out the membership page

The Bees Academy is a coaching scheme designed specifically for school children up to year 8 to encourage their participation in sport and to develop their athletic potential to the best of their ability. Full details here

Do you love athletics, lack the physical attributes, but want to be involved? check out non-physical

Did you know that 30% of our membership is female? In the under 19 age group it is 45%

Are you competing at county standard or above and would like to study for a BSc/MSc in Sport Sciences?...more 

Blackheath & Bromley Harriers AC

WE AIM to excel together regardless of age, ability,
gender, race, ethnicity or religious belief for the
benefit of the sport as a whole.


WE PURSUE the highest standards and equity of
coaching, organization and fair play
in all our activities.


WE RESPECT competition and friendship
individuals and teams winners and all participants,
club records and personal bests.


…in a word:

uk:athletics' latest venture -

The Power of 10 is much more than just rankings and results. It is a year-on-year drive to achieve greater strength in depth of every single event in all age groups and every part of this nation. 19-04-09

Another Rankings Site: Very deep, especially for the young athletes: http://www.topsinathletics.com 20-04-09

And your 2014/15 President is Dick Griffin, LVO 22-03-14

Bits & Pieces...

Winter Fixture list for 2014/15 amended 26-08-14

Summer Fixtures for 2014 3-04-14

2014 AGM - list of Officers 24-03-14

Everything you need to know about Norman Park Track

Team managers and other volunteers (including chaperones) who assist coaches with dealing with Under 18 year old athletes must have a CRB check completed. Full details here... updated 10-05-12

Have you checked the Member to Member section recently? 

Information on the Club Cross Country courses

UKA rules for Competition - Our Competition Policy

Michelle Bovell has coach Education Forms for level 1 & 2. Contact her for more information.


Pending Social Events...

Fri 10 Oct Quiz night - see Rob Brown


Two of BBHAC's Under 15 boys have qualified for the England School's Pentathlon Finals in September. Congratulations to Edward Adams and Henry-James Cowie. Nicolas Corry, Under 15 boys manager 9-07-14

Trans World Sport Video - New Sprint Sensation Dina Asher-Smith 3-06-14

Lewisham Sports Small Grants Scheme 2014–15 launched
Lewisham Council is inviting applications for funding from sports organisations and talented individuals for the Small Grants Scheme 2014–15. This fund will enable Lewisham sports organisations and athletes to Grow, Sustain and Excel within their field. Grants of up to £4,000 are available within the Grow stream, up to £3,500 within the Sustain stream and bursaries of up to £500 are available through the Excel stream. More details about the funding, eligibility criteria and evaluation criteria, as well as the application form, can be found at www.lewisham.gov.uk/Getinvolved/funding/sports-funding Should you require any assistance please contact the Cultural Development team on 020 314 7855 or email cultural.development@lewisham.gov.uk  Please note that there is only one application window in 2014-15, and the deadline for applications is midnight on 10 August 2014. 17-06-14

Deniz Mehmed has set up a Facebook page to keep people informed about the different groups that meet and run at Blackheath & Bromley Harriers HQ on Wednesday evenings and Sunday mornings.

Your subs were due on 1st January - please read and use this Renewal Form (for Existing Members)

Click to download full details

Athletics Coaching and Leadership Courses http://www.englandathletics.org

  • Help out at your local athletics club
  • Lead a running group in your area
  • Take the first step in becoming a coach
  • Become qualified & insured coach
  • Coach and plan training for runners
  • Become a qualified & insured children's coach

If you are interested or need more information speak to Mike Davies 24-11-12

England Athletics, UKA and the other home country governing bodies are alert to our responsibilities to all participants in athletics in respect of all aspects of health and safety. One particular area that young athletes and their parents must be aware of is the risk of cardiac problems. Full information about CRY and their services can be found on their website at www.c-r-y.org.uk . Young people between the age of 14 and 35 who would like to have cardiac testing can go to www.testmyheart.org  You can also see www.uka.org.uk/governance/health-safety/cardiac-screening-for-athletes/  for information on work being done by UKA in this area. 3-05-12

200 Club - Pat Calnan won the £500 at the big Summer draw.

Will Jill Holder, Alan Izzard, Bob Hawtin and Peter Irvine please contact the organiser apontifex@hotmail.com as he has some good news for them too! 26-06-14

200 Club presents £2000 to help send our Junior Girls to the European Junior Clubs Cup Final in Brno, Czech Rep.

At the Club on Wednesday 4 September 2013, Tony Pontifex, the 200 Club Promoter, presented the President with a cheque for £2000 to help send our junior girls to compete in the European Clubs Cups Final in Brno, Czech Rep. He also gave another £500 towards the cost of the Polo Shirts. Presenting the cheques, Tony thanked the members for their continued support, wished them luck in the future and said that if anyone would like to subscribe to the 200 Club to please contact him on apontifex@hotmail.com  or on 07963738452. 5-09-13

Blackheath & Bromley Harriers AC are pleased to be sponsored by So Clean, Biggin Hill Airport and Shircol

Shircol Consultancy Practice - Building Consultants and Advisors

A very welcome donation to Club funds of £1,000 has been received from Chris Ely (Lewis' dad) from his
Company, Ambit Projects Limited 20-05-13

Shopping Online? Raise some funds for Blackheath & Bromley whilst doing so!
easyfundraising.org.uk is a great way to raise money for charities, schools, sports clubs, community groups, and other good causes just by shopping online. You don’t pay anything extra. So far they’ve raised over £5 million for causes throughout the UK.
B&BHAC is registered with easyfundraising.org.uk and so far has raised around £500 without promoting this facility. This is voluntary, requires no fees and little effort in order to raise “free” money for the Club.
How does it work? When you do your online shopping and use a Retailer who participates in the scheme you will earn money for BBHAC for each purchase you make, typically between 0.75 & 2.5%! Check here for more details: - http://www.easyfundraising.org.uk/how-it-works/  Many Many well-known Retailers participate. Examples are Next, Amazon, Boden, Game, Play.com, Tesco Direct -
Read the Guide first you have to register

Organised by Bromley MyTime and is a weekly 5k that takes place in Norman Park on Saturday mornings at 09:00. You need to register via their website (free) then just turn up and run/jog the same course, for free, every Saturday! Any age group. 13-09-09


Our Junior Girls took 3rd place at the European Junior Clubs Cups Final in Brno in the Czech Rep, 21 September 2013

At the end of the 2014 T&F Leagues:
The Senior Men finish 3rd in Division One of the British League
The Male Masters team were 4th in the Kent Division
The Female Masters team finished second in the Kent Division
U13 and U15 boys and girls are top of the league in the UKYDL
The Senior Women finished 4th in the UK Women's League and stay in the top division


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