Maureen Smith. 10/7/1935 – 16/8/2022

(photo Maureen with Sir Roger Bannister at the BMC’s 30th Anniversary Celebrations) We were very sad to learn of the passing of one of the BMC’s founder members Maureen Smith. In 1963 Maureen was a founder member of the BMC and her importance to the club at that time was recognised,as she was made Vice-President …

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SAUCONY MANCHESTER TRAFFORD GRAND PRIX REPORT

AHEAD of finalising the team for the European Championships should the GB selectors need any further confirmation of Ben Pattison’s talent and form then they need look no further than his superb record-breaking performance in the Saucony Trafford Grand Prix. The 20-year-old Basingstoke & Mid Hants athlete produced a remarkable performance – certainly a contender …

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Trafford Grand Prix and Season Update

The 4th Grand Prix of the year is at Trafford on the 23rd of July is shaping up to be a fantastic meet in prospect This comes three days before the end of the qualifying period for the European Championship, presenting a final chance for qualification. Anyone interested in chasing qualification should enter online, for …

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Dynamic Contributions of the Energy Systems

Dynamic Contributions of the Energy Systems from 800m to 5000m By Peter John L. Thompson. First published in the BMC News Magazine – Summer 2022 https://www.dropbox.com/s/qz026y0a256lvh6/Dynamic%20Contributions%20of%20the%20Energy%20Systems%20from%20800m%20to%205000m%20BMC_vol19iss1_2022.pdf?dl=0

Webinar – Running Technique and Strength and Conditioning

For a recording on this webinar please go to https://mailchi.mp/gracefullrunning/013co26m8q Humans are designed to run. But, due to our more sedentary lifestyles and clompy, cushioned trainers, it is an art that we have increasingly lost touch with. In this webinar you will learn about 5 of the key biomechanical principles that form the human blueprint …

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Chester le Street – 14 June – Start Lists / Timetable / Covid details

Timetable: Full details available HERE Final Start Lists: Full details available HERE All queries to David Lowes Athletes Checklist for Competition It is essential that you check and follow the latest UK Government Covid Guidance. One person, a coach, family, or friends may attend as a supporter with an athlete. There is no charge for …

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5000m coaching discussion with Tim Hutchings and BMC Coaches

BMC 5000m coaching discussion with Tim Hutchings 4th 1984 Olympic 5000m and 2 x world cross country silver medallist. Neville Taylor compares and is joined by David Lowes and Mark Hookway. Photo Mark Shearman – Tim Hutchings and Said Aouita in the Los Angeles Olympic final

BMC Grand Prix Prizes

The BMC is proud to announce our enhanced prize fund for 2021 to help our athletes push towards the #RoadtoTokyo and other championships. We are bringing back the popular series prize where the GP winner will win £1000. There is a 12k prize pot available for each GP and the top level times can earn …

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BMC #RoadtoTokyo – Guests and Spectators

Our GP season starts with two fantastic events in the great city of Manchester. The Trafford GP on May 8th followed by the Sportcity GP on the 29th May. For those wanting to attend here are the arrangements: Trafford 8th May – One guest may attend per athlete competing – free of charge. BMC coaches …

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