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Last updated 13 February, 2016 20:40

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Don't forget the Mob Match against Ranelagh Harriers on Saturday 20 February

Club 10 mile C-C Champions, 7 February 2016 7-02-16

John Isaacs completed his 200th Park Run at Norman Park 6 February - photo by Dick Griffin 6-02-16

Adam Gemili beat British team-mate James Dasaolu over 60m at the indoor Welsh Senior Athletics Championships
on Sunday 31 January, in a new personal best and club record in 6.59s. See more...

KLAN are holding a marathon workshop, with Mara Yamauchi to be held at
Norman Park on 27 February 2016. More details here...

A reminder that the Olympic Year photo will take place at 14:00 on 19 March, prior to the closing 5 and AGM. Everyone welcome, just make sure you are in place in plenty of time! Click either photo to enlarge 5-01-16

Coming up:  Sat 20 Feb, Richmond Park, Mob Match vs. Ranelagh (14:30) (B8), Sat 27 Feb, Castle Donington, National XC Championships*, Sat 12 Mar, Crystal Palace, Bromley Primary Schools X/C Races, Sat 19 Mar, Hayes, Olympic Year Photo (14:00) Closing ‘5’ Handicap XC (14:30) (B9) + AGM (18:00), Sun 24 Apr, Blackheath, Virgin London Marathon + Mini Marathon

  Latest News...

Kent League Foots Cray Meadows 13 February 13-02-16

The latest version of The Courier - February 2016 12-02-16

Open Events updated 10-02-16

Club 10 mile C-C, 7 February 2016 7-02-16

SE Schools Inter Counties, Bexhill 6-02-16

SEAA XC Champs, Parliament Hill 30 January 2-02-16

Revised Summer Fixtures for 2016 2-02-16

Latest Press Release 1-02-16

Club Records updated 31-01-16

SLH Mob Match 24 January 2016 24-01-16

Surrey Schools' XC Champs, Reigate 23 January 24-01-16

Open 10k & Vets Champs 17 January 2016 revised 18-01-16

Burns Night 15 January 2016 16-01-16

Great Edinburgh Cross Country 9 January 2016 11-01-16

KCAA C-C Championships 9 January 11-01-16

Boxing Day Paper Chase 26 December 28-12-15

Christmas Yacht H'cap 20 December 27-12-15

Wednesday Nighters Supper 16 December 17-12-15

South of England Inter counties and Reigate Holly run 12/13 December 2015 15-12-15

Christmas Raffle Drawn on 13 December 2015 14-12-15

Christmas Lunch 13 December 2015 13-12-15

Kent Masters XC Champs Sparrows Den 5 Dec 5-12-15

Orion Mob Match 21 November 2015 22-11-15

SEAA XC Champs, Parliament Hill 30 January 2-02-16

SLH Mob Match 24 January 2016 24-01-16


Open 10k & Vets Champs 17 January 2016 revised results 18-01-16

Interested in joining the other 800 members? Then check out the membership page and/or About Us

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: CLUBMANSHIP


And your 2015/16 President is Dave Cordell 21-03-15


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

Bits & Pieces...

Revised Summer Fixtures for 2016 2-02-16

Winter Fixture list for 2015/16 25-09-15

2015 AGM - list of Officers 22-03-15

Information on the Club Cross Country courses 13-03-15

UKA rules for Competition - Our Competition Policy

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...

Have you checked the Member to Member section recently? 

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


Pending Social Events...

Fri 12 February Punch Bowl CANCELLED

The latest Fixture Card 15-10-15                                     The latest Gazette 20-10-15



Zero to ParkRun in 9 weeks - new course started on Wednesday 6 January - full details here... 8-11-15

There was a nice article in this weeks Athletics Weekly about Yasmin
and Blackheath get loads of positive mentions. Details here 26-11-15

The full script of an interview given by Dina Asher-Smith in June 2015 at Norman Park to Wilf Orton. The text will be reproduced in abridged form in an article for the Gazette aimed to be printed in September 2015. 6-09-15

Scott Overall's training tips on minimum time, maximum returns - Running World 4-09-15

Your subs were due on 1st January - please read and use this Renewal Form (for Existing Members)
New members need to go here... 3-12-15

All Young B & B athletes aged 11+ Are Invited To Our Youth Club  6-10-15

Next one on Friday 5 February Read the Code of Conduct
Click image for more details or contact claire_austridge@yahoo.co.uk

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

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.

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

250 Club - Ed Malone won £500 at the big Summer draw.  25-06-15

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! 21-12-14

250 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 250 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 250 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

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 Istanbul, 19 September 2015

At the end of the 2015 T&F Leagues:
U13 and U15 boys and girls won the Kent YA League again, are top of their division in the UKYD League and came 2nd in the National Final
U17 and U20 boys and girls were second in the league in the UKYDL & 3rd in the National Final - Women qualify for Europe again!
The Female Masters team finished first in the Kent Division and are into the Area Final
The Male Masters team were 3rd in the Kent Division
The Senior Men finish 6th in Division One of the British League and stay in that division
The Senior Women finished 8th in the UK Women's League and are relegated to Division one next year


If you have general enquires about the Club please email enquires


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