Club updates

2020 dates by month

Track race – tbc

AGM – tbc

4 summer runs and handicaps – tbc


1st –  25th  Birthday bash at Mere Brook house.

2019 dates by month


3rd Borders League race (BAC hosting)

8th Social, Queens Arms, 19:00 (Place order with Pauline beforehand)

29th Tony Bobby memorial track 5km, Oval, 19:45 under the flood lights


15th Anniversary of club’s founding


9th Summer run 1 (volunteers needed)

17th AGM, Legion Bebington, 19:30


13th Summer run 2 (volunteers needed)

21st Summer Handicap


4th Summer run 3 – Andy, Hilbre


8th Summer run 4 (volunteers needed)


4th Social, Queens Arms, 19:00 (Place order with Pauline beforehand)


13 or 14th Christmas party, Refreshment Rooms

29th Walter Smith Winter Handicap


Borders League (BL) and the Cross Country (XC) 2018/19 season

XC starts at 10:00 and BL at 11:00 unless stated otherwise.
BL on the 3/3/19 is in doubt at present as Wrexham have issues with road closures and they are looking at others to step in.

As voted at the AGM BL races are £1 per runner at each event.

Date Start XC / BL Location Host
14/10/2018 11:00 BL 1 New Brighton Wirral
28/10/2018 10:00 XC Clarkes Gardens Penny Lane Striders
11/11/2018 9:30 BL 2 Spring 5 course West Cheshire
18/11/2018 10:00 XC Beacon Park, Skelmersdale Boundary Harriers
02/12/2018 11:00 BL 3 Poss the Race track on Anglesey Cybi
16/12/2018 10:00 XC Arrowe Park Pensby Runners
05/01/2019 The Merseyside Championships
13/01/2019 10:00 XC Town Park, Warrington
26/01/2019 The Northern Championships Pontefract Racecourse
27/01/2019 11:00 BL 4 Chester Tri Road Runners
03/02/2019 10:00 XC Croxteth Park Liverpool Running Club
23/02/2019 National Championships Harewood House, Leeds
24/02/2019 10:00 XC Birchwood Park Spectrum Striders
03/03/2019 11:00 BL 5 (TBC) Wrexham AC
31/03/2019 11:00 BL 6 New course Buckley
24/04/2019 19:30 BL 7 + Presentation Prestatyn

Club AGM updates

Membership fee increased due to increasing UKA costs.  The club uses the membership fees as follows:

UKA club affiliation £100
UKA individual member’s affiliation £15
Northern Athletics affiliation £2 (per affiliated member)


Merit Award (voted for by members):  Andy Waring and Lyn Ebbrell
Equaliser:  Ian McNeill and Chris Champney
Wear the Vest:  Andy Waring
Lovely Legs: Maria Haigh
Tony Bobby Memorial 5k: Joe Johnson, first lady Kath Behan



2018 dates for your diary
Thursday 14th June.  Hilbre Island
Thursday 12th July.   Looking for a volunteer to organise please.
Thursday 9th August.    Looking for a volunteer to organise please.
SUMMER HANDICAP   Friday 29th June  7pm
Christmas Party, Friday 14 th December   Refreshment Rooms
Details of all will be confirmed neared the time.

Reflexology –  club members discount
Some of the members are aware Lyn Ebbrell work for Joints and Points Healthcare as their Reflexologist.

A treatment is £30 and she would like to offer any BAC member a 10% discount if they would like to try it.  Perhaps after a sporting event to aid recovery, for any specific injuries, or for general well-being. Click here for details: reflexology-by-lyn


The President Recommends:
In this corner you will find good solid running advice, recommended by our President who knows what he is talking about!

How to avoid injuries by Very Well

BAC Committee
Lawrie Brown (President)
Andy Waring (Chairman)
Norman Grundy (Hon. Secretary & membership contact person)
Margaret Delaney (Hon. Treasurer)
Pauline Martin (Social Secretary)
Les Hall
Brunhild Wilson (Deputy Secretary & Website)

Any Committee member can be contacted at  You can also use social media, we use  Twitter and Facebook.

To join us email (please tell us it is a website enquiry).  You can fill in an online Membership Form.