ATHLETICS: BRJ duo head to Berlin while juniors show they are ‘Bourn’ to win

Huntingdon BRJ Run & Tri juniors at the Bourn To Run 3k race.

Huntingdon BRJ Run & Tri juniors at the Bourn To Run 3k race. - Credit: Archant

The German capital and a small Cambridgeshire village were the destinations for Huntindon BRJ Run & Tri members last Sunday.

Robert Farrant and Marco Wassersleben were the two club runners who headed overseas to compete in the Berlin Marathon.

Farrant posted a new personal best of 3:15.32 while Wassersleben completed in 3:29.37.

Closer to home, a brilliant bunch of BRJ juniors took the top five stops in the Bourn 3k race.

William Dales (16) triumphed in a time of 8.51 to win an event with attracted 382 runners.

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He came home 13 seconds clear of clubmate Reece Millard (16), who triumphed in a three-way BRJ battle for second spot.

Millard just pipped clubmate James Orrell (15) and Keelan Duffy (14) who finished third and fourth respectively in the same time of 9.06.

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Jeff Newham (12) was fifth in 9:28 while other BRJ runners Layton Duffy (12) finished 13th (10.16), Gaige Duffy (10) crossed the line in 44th (12.05), and Kira Shipley (13) finished five seconds later in 48th.

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