12 January 2018
Congratulations to Bedford Girls’ School alumna Rebecca Murray who has won the coveted Adult Sports Personality of the Year Award at the annual Bedford Sports Awards on Tuesday 11th December 2017.
Rebecca, who left BGS in 2013, went on to study Natural Sciences at the University of Birmingham, achieving a first class honours degree. She is currently studying a Masters degree in Financial Mathematics at Brunel University, London.
Specialising in Cross Country and long distance running, and committing to training 12/13 times a week running 75-85 miles, Rebecca’s ability has been recognised by British Athletics calling her up for international duty, and an invitation to altitude training in Kenya. She also competes at club, county, university and national levels, and was winner of B&C AC’s Best Senior Cross Country Performance award. Other successes include 1st place at British Universities X Country and 3000m events, and 3rd place in the UK Cross Country trials.
BGS and the wider community are extremely proud of Rebecca’s achievements and wish her the very best in future competitions.