Belle Vue Racers is a UK Athletics-affiliated running club based at Sportcity, East Manchester. We are a small, friendly, community club, with members from all walks of life.
We take part in many races, both local and further afield, on the road, the trails, through cross-country and even over the occasional fell. No pressure however, only encouragement! Please take a good look around our website to get a feel for us. Even better, drop by and say “Hello” sometime! You’d be very welcome.
Date: 19th October 2019Time: 7pm Venue: The Didsbury Pub, 852 Wilmslow Road , Didsbury , Manchester M20 2SG Let us know if you can make it by completing this short form. Thank you. https://forms.gle/esjB2BP2KXVcv7XX7
Kingfisher Lodge Trail Race. 5.68km, organised by Prestwich AC. I entered this trail race, with Phil Wilcoxon running as my guide. I had contacted the organisers, who were very helpful, and suggested a guide was a good idea. The trail started and ended on a rugby pitch and a bit of tamac road, but the… Read more
Leading up to my second race of the year, I had been distinctly nervous. With an injured ankle, and a hilly route I was worried about making the cut off if I ended up having to walk. On the day the weather was clear, with showers expected later (more incentive to get round faster) and… Read more
A cold, wet and windy morning in Partington. This is a serious race, with several national and European elite entrants, including Olympic finalist Laura Weightman in the ladies seniors. Conditions were pretty awful but Philippa was chuffed with a PB, ably paced by Paul. Leo whizzed round before going home to run another 10… Read more
Three intrepid BVRs (Ruth, Phil W and Karen) arrived on an unseasonably warm Sunday morning ready to tackle the Radcliffe 10 mile trail. Slightly perturbed by the race numbers showing a half marathon it was confirmed that we’d turned up to the right race – phew. The course was a mixture of reasonably flat… Read more