ATHLETICS: It’s a clean sweep for BRJ youngsters as podium places abound

The BRJ Run and Tri Club junior team.

The BRJ Run and Tri Club junior team. - Credit: Archant

BRJ Run and Tri Club juniors swept the board at Kimbolton at the weekend.

The strong-running youngsters picked up a total of 14 age category podium places in the race, which took place over a 2.7km course.

BRJ took the top five positions with James Orrell (14) winning the race and Ellie Loosley (11) in fifth, first home for the ladies.

Other juniors competing were 2nd-Reece Millard (1st U17m), 3rd-Liam Conway (1st U11m), 4th-Keelan Duffy (2nd U15m), 7th-Layton Duffy (2nd u13m), 8th-Alex Mitton (3rd u15m), 10th-Freddie Spavins (2nd u11m), 13th-Jemima Davey (1st u9f), 14th-Gaige Duffy (3rd u11m), 16th-Daniel Moore, 17th-Chloe Loosley (1st u17f), 18th-Freya Harris (2nd u9f), 20th-James Loosley (2nd u9m), 23rd-Kira Shipley (1st u15f), 24th-Freddie Elliott and 27th-Isobelle Moore (1st u11f).

In the Kimbolton half-marathon, BRJ runner David Hudson led home the men, finishing in fifth place in 1hr 15mins. This was David’s first competitive race for some months having picked up an injury earlier in the season.

Shelley Duffy led home the club’s women, finishing 10th female overall in 1hr 38mins 25secs.