BHFR approved for affiliation with International Front Runners

Brighton and Hove FrontRunners is now affiliated with International Front Runners. Our affiliation was agreed at the latest IFR general meeting, which took place just this week.

International Front Runners is an affiliation group of LGBTQ+ running / walking clubs across the world. Having started in the US with the first FrontRunners club there at now a hundred clubs of various sizes affiliated with International Front Runners.

BHFR is the latest club to be affiliated from the UK, joining London, Birmingham, Manchester, Leeds, Newcastle, Glasgow and Edinburgh to bring the total number of UK affiliated LGBT running clubs to nine.

BHFR does SantaDash

Getting into the festive mood, BHFR members are taking part in Brighton’s annual 5k Santa Dash. The Santa Dash is a fun non-timed event to raise money for Rocking Horse, a Brighton based charity supporting unwell and sick children in Sussex, where participants run the course dressed up as Santa Claus.

Members are going to be running in Rainbow Santa Hats to add a Pride-spin to the dash and make sure they stand out amongst all the Santas! Request your Rainbow Santa Hat via our Facebook Event Page.

Monthly Social – Wednesday 28th November

Our monthly postrun social will take place Wednesday 28th November, just a few minutes away from the King Alfred Leisure Centre at The Better Half, Hove.

We have an area reserved from 8pm.

We have free use of the King Alfred lockers and changing facilities for anyone wanting to change after the club run.

For anyone thinking of running with us, the social is an ideal time to come down and meet some of the group and get to know us.