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Bats Big Breakfast 2016

Bats would like to say a really big thank you to everyone who came and supported the Bats Big Breakfast on Saturday. We cooked and served, 80 adult breakfasts, 8 vegetarian breakfasts, 21 children’s breakfasts and 28 sandwiches. In addition to this was the toast, juice, squash, tea and coffees, the cake stall sold out and the raffle was very successful. Bats would like to also say thank you to …Read More

Bats and the Grand Prix 2014

Last week members of Bere Alston Trekkers (Bats) made their way to the Peter Tavy Inn for the clubs annual Grand Prix dinner. The Bats Grand Prix is set up to encourage members to participate in more races thus improving their overall standard. The Grand Prix is purely for fun and there is no pressure on any members to take place. Each year the series includes an agreed number of …Read More

Bats Presentation Evening 2014

Last Wednesday it was time for members of Bere Alston Trekkers (Bats) to hang up their trainers, wet gear and head torches in favour of posh frocks, shirts and ties for the annual club presentation evening and dinner. The venue for the event was once again the parish hall with great food provided by Chrissy Venning and her team. The club has had another great year with thousands of miles …Read More

Bats 10th Anniversary Ball – 14th June 2014

Last night a huge colony of Bats put away their trainers and running kit and pulled on their smartest frocks and shirts to attend the club’s 10th anniversary ball. Later on this month the club celebrates its 10th birthday and what better way to do celebrate then to bring as many of the club members, past and present together to share an evening of food and dancing.  The ball was held …Read More

Bats 10th Anniversary Ball

  June 2014 sees the tenth anniversary of the Bere Alston Trekkers. The club has gone from strength to strength over the years to the point where it now has almost 120 members and we think that this is worth celebrating. Therefore there will be a Bats Summer Ball which will be held on Saturday June 14th in Bere Alston parish hall.  The invite is open to all club members …Read More

Bats wallow with the Hippos in Honiton

Last weekend a whopping 23 Bats made the long drive to Honiton to take part in the Honiton Hippo event which forms part of the clubs Grand Prix.  The Hippo is billed as a tough multi-terrain race with roughly seven miles of mud, sweat and tears (oh yes, the odd hill and river crossings thrown in for good measure). From the start runners headed down a tarmac hill but it …Read More

Bats Race Report – Sport Relief & The Dark

123 local people turned out in force today at the Sainsbury’s Sport Relief Mile in Bere Alston.  Milers of all ages were sponsored to run, walk or jog 1, 3 or 6 miles around the recreation field and the Bere Peninsula. The day was a huge success with friends, families and work mates all joining together to go the extra mile for Sport Relief 2014. The distances were broken down into …Read More

Run the Sainsbury’s Sport Relief Mile with the BATs

It’s time to dig out that running kit.  Sport Relief is here again. On Sunday 23rd March the Sainsbury’s Sport Relief Mile will be setting off from the Bere Alston recreation field with lots of locals getting on their marks, set and go for Sport Relief. Super sprinters and willing walkers will all feel at home with a choice of one, three or six miles. Enter now at sportrelief.com, get …Read More

Bere Alston Trekkers (Bats) Grand Prix celebrations

At the end of January a number of Bats hung up their trainers and running kit in order to attend the clubs second Grand Prix dinner held at the Peter Tavy Inn. The grand prix was set up to encourage members to participate in more races thus improving their overall standard. The Grand Prix is purely for fun and there is no pressure on any members to take place. The Grand Prix …Read More