Information Received of the Sad Passing of Newham`s Bob Smith

It is with Great sadness that the B.A.L has learnt from Newham & Essex Beagles AC of the sad passing of Bob Smith. our thoughts are with Bobs family and NEB. 

The following statement from Newham & Essex Beagles AC appears on their website.

It is with great sadness the club is sorry to announce that, Bob Smith has passed away after a long and brave struggle against cancer.

We would like to convey our commiserations to his family for their loss,and to thank all of those medical staff who have joined him in his battle over the past two years. Bob was an extraordinary person who touched the lives of many with his enthusiasm and unwavering commitment and loyalty and he will be deeply missed. Newham & Essex Beagles AC has been blessed by his association with us and we wish him peace after his long suffering.

England Athletics have published an announcement on their website.

Further details will be announced when known.