Thetford AC Press Officer

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Name: Thetford AC Press Officer
Date registered: 3rd May 2018

Latest posts

  1. Marathon no 99 for Lauren — 18th March 2019
  2. Cambridge Boundary Marathon Achievements — 14th March 2019
  3. National Inter-County Cross Country Action — 12th March 2019
  4. Ryston Cross Country Series Success — 12th March 2019
  5. Flying Start to the Multi-sport season for Thetford Athletes — 11th March 2019

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Mar 18

Marathon no 99 for Lauren

Lauren Goldsmith completed her 99th marathon (and 5th in 5 weeks) at The Enigma Marathon in Milton Keynes. She completed the course in 5:27:09, Lauren now has 6 weeks to rest and prepare for the big 100 at The Breckland Forest Marathon. David Loomes also competed at the Enigma Marathon and finished in an impressive …

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Mar 14

Cambridge Boundary Marathon Achievements

Three more of Thetford’s runners braved the wet and very windy conditions at the weekend to complete the Cambridge Boundary Marathon. The course which is 30% off-road and incorporates several hills was significantly harder with added adverse weather conditions. Sabine Schaefer achieved a pb by 7mins by finishing in a very impressive 3:36:19 and 4th …

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Mar 12

National Inter-County Cross Country Action

NATIONAL INTER-COUNTY CROSS COUNTRY ACTION Several Thetford AC athletes had the honour of wearing their County colours and racing at the National Inter-County Cross Country Championships, held at Prestwold Hall in Loughborough. Conditions proved tricky with the athletes having to battle through the relentless wind. Thetford AC athletes got off to a flying start in …

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Mar 12

Ryston Cross Country Series Success

RYSTON CROSS COUNTRY SERIES SUCCESS The final race of the 2018/19 Ryston Runners Cross Country Series was held at Shouldham Warren in wet and windy conditions. Bethany Wilson raced to a 1st place finish in the U13 Girls race and Callum Wing took 2nd place in the U13 boys race. Thetford AC had a great …

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Mar 11

Flying Start to the Multi-sport season for Thetford Athletes

Conditions were not ideal for three TAC triathletes starting the season with a multi-sport Duathlon race. For Simon Smith it was the Sprint distance comprising of a 5k run, 20k bike ride followed by a 2.5k run. Simon finished in a time of 1:02:21 earning him 2nd place in his age group and an automatic …

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Mar 03

Half and Full Marathons for Thetford Runners

Four Thetford runners took on the Cambridge Half Marathon at the weekend. With 10,000 competitors in wet and windy conditions Neil Vendy was first Thetford athlete back in 1:47:12, followed shortly by Andrew Smith in 1:48:43, Wendy Howard in 2:12:03 and Ann Kirton with a massive half marathon pb in 2:19:22. Lauren Goldsmith finished yet …

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Feb 25

Marathon No 93 for Lauren

Elsewhere Lauren Goldsmith completed her 96th marathon (and 3rd marathon this year) in Walton-on-Thames, Surrey at the Dirty Dancing Themed Marathon. Lauren finished in 4:48:50.

Feb 25

TAC Out in Force at Tarpley

There were plenty of TAC vests on show today as Thetford runners competed at the Tarpley 10 and 20 mile events in Beyton near Bury St Edmunds. Under clear blue skies in glorious warm February sunshine the club runners put in a great performance on the undulating road courses. Gary Malliband was the first TAC …

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Feb 22

Nowton Park XC Series

The fourth Cross Country race of the Suffolk League Series took part in a sunny Nowton Park on Sunday. Thetford Athletics Juniors were first to take to the slightly muddy undulating 2.5 mile course and stormed home with some fantastic results. Abigail Clouston was first Thetford girl home in 16:27 and winning the Junior U15 …

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Feb 17

Marriotts’s Way Off-Road Marathon

Lauren Goldsmith completed the Marriott’s Way off road marathon which follows the path from Norwich to Aylsham and is supported by the East Anglian Air Ambulance. Lauren finished (with an extra mile detour) in 4:57:22.  

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