|31 May 2022|
2022 Bostelmann Trophy – Sat 19 March 2022
The sun shone brightly this year for the first Spring Matches event since the Covid enforced break in getting together for this fixture.
The College hosted the OB Runners who this year included runners Mike Gush (B 62-67), Jeremy Winter (F 67-72), Dean Makar (C 84-86), Ed Talbot (E 82-87) and Ian Kenyon (F 75-79). Alongside them was Adam Robinson (G 2011-2016) who helped to organise the team alongside current Secretary of the OB Running Club Tony Henderson (E 79-84) who was unable to join us this year due to illness.
The College had a smaller team than usual this year. However, the first runner home was current Sixth Former Jamie Hardwicke who finished the 5.46 mile course in just over 40 minutes, some 2 minutes ahead of the first OB to return who was Dean Makar in 42.33 minutes. Thank you to Ben Adams from the College staff for getting the College running team together.
A former member of staff who came along to support the event was Nick Dorey who was a tutor in E House when it was called Field House and who taught Geography at Bradfield from 1981 to 1984.
Based on the finishing places and the points awarded to each running team the OBs this year finished with 30 points and the College team had 24 points. They were awarded the Bostelmann Trophy by Michael Bostelmann (A 61-66) who returned to Bradfield again to watch the run. Pictures of the runners and the trophy presentation can be seen in the photo gallery here: https://www.bradfieldsociety.org.uk/galleries/view/152