BMC 1k challenge sees 2:19 and 2:36 as fastest times across the country

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The virtual challenge by the BMC held over four days  has seen over 1000 taking part and some outstanding performances along with nearly  £700 raised for charity. Many will have laced up their shoes to run a lonely and sometimes windy 1000 metre time trial!

The men's event saw a three-way tie for the fastest performance with 2:19 being shared between 1:46 800m performer Oliver Dustin (handicap -3.3), James Young (handicap -3.6) and 3:40 metric miler Archie Davis (handicap -5.0).

The fastest women were Keira Brady-Jones (handicap 0.9)  with 2:36 along the coast in Merseyside ahaed of Beth Kidger (handicap 0.1). who ran an impressive 2:39

James Thie  (handicap -1.6) with 2:38 and the 2:51 by Aly Dixon (handicap -0.5) were fastest  M40 runners over the four days.

Nearly £700 for the Ron Pickering Memorial Fund was raised and organisers offer many thanks to those who have donated, adding that the charity page will remain open at:


Results can be found here