BMC Sheffield

AW Report from a thrilling meet in Sheffield

Subs for 2023 now due

Reminder that that BMC subscriptions are now due for the 2023 season. Membership details can be found HERE This year all five Grand Prix meetings will be part of the World Continental Tour as Challenger meetings. Athletes will gain points towards their continental tour total, both from place and time.

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 …

Read more


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 …

Read more

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 …

Read more

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

Webinar – Running Technique and Strength and Conditioning

For a recording on this webinar please go to 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 …

Read more

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 …

Read more

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