Thetford AC Press Officer

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

Latest posts

  1. Wibbly Wobbly Log Jog 2018 — 16th July 2018
  2. Lord Mayor’s 5k — 10th July 2018
  3. Norwich Standard Tri — 10th July 2018
  4. Holkham Half Ironman 2018 — 2nd July 2018
  5. Harling 10k 2018 — 2nd July 2018

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Jul 16

Wibbly Wobbly Log Jog 2018

Brandon Fern Hoppers hosted the annual Wibbly Wobbly Forest Log Jog on Friday evening at High Lodge. The event was a very warm evening 5 mile forest run through undulating paths of Thetford Forest. TAC were victorious with Louise White finishing first female overall in a time of 34:46. A good turnout for the club …

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Jul 10

Lord Mayor’s 5k

  The Lord Mayor’s 5k was first staged on 1996 and is widely regarded as the best 5k road race in the East of England. It immediately precedes the annual Lord Mayor’s Street Procession through Norwich city centre and provides an opportunity to race on a two-lap traffic-free course in front of an enthusiastic crowd estimated to exceed 50,000. The course has a strict 10 …

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Jul 10

Norwich Standard Tri

Five Thetford athletes were in action at the annual Norwich Triathlon weekend. They all took part in the Standard distance triathlon (1500m lake swim, 40k bike, 10k run) at Whitlingham Lake near Norwich. The event saw Gary Malliband take on his first triathlon at this distance and for Karl Wright and Lukasz Ryzinski it was …

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Jul 02

Holkham Half Ironman 2018

Thetford AC members Steve Dickens and Simon Smith competed in the beautiful setting of Holkham Hall at the OSB Half Ironman 70.3 event. The event attracted over 1200 competitors and  began with a 1900m lake swim continuing into an undulating bike ride of 56 miles followed by a blistering hot 13.1 mile run. Both did …

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Jul 02

Harling 10k 2018

Thetford runners were out in force during the heatwave at the East Harling 10k on Sunday 1st July. Nine members of TAC took on the annual event hosted by Harling AC with a record 339 finishers. First home for Thetford was Jason Elrick in 43:34 followed closely by Karl Wright 43:37. TAC’s first female finisher …

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Jun 22

Fritton Lake Olympic Triathlon

Karl Wright and Lukasz Ryzinski of Thetford AC competed in the Fritton Lake Olympic Distance Triathlon at the weekend. Both taking on the distance of 1500m lake swim, 40k bike, 10k run for the first time at the picturesque setting of Fritton Lake. Conditions were warm and windy with Karl completing the course in 2:27:59 for …

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Jun 18

TAC Member in 24hr Run Fundraiser

Phill Bower from TAC and colleague Mark Jacklin took on the Suffolk Trail Festival 24 hour run to raise money for St Nicholas Hospice in Bury St Edmunds. At the weekend they took turns to run one 8km lap before handing over to the other and vice versa for the whole 24 hour period. They …

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Jun 06

Team GB Star Gives Coaching Advice

Thetford AC had the pleasure of hosting a coaching session by newly retired Team GB 800m athlete Jenny Meadows and her husband Trevor Painter, who is also the current U20 Team GB coach. Throughout her career Jenny has won 7 major championship medals and is the 4th fastest British female 800m athlete. After recently retiring …

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Jun 05

Culford Triathlon attracts TAC members

Many of TAC’s members took part in the local Culford Sprint Triathlon at the weekend. In perfect weather conditions the athletes took on the 300m pool swim, 21k bike and 4k run course. For Richard Crewe it was only his second ever triathlon and for many others perhaps just their 3rd or 4th and finishing …

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Jun 02

Quad Kids Norwich

The first in the popular Quad Kids series was held at the Sportspark, University of East Anglia and proved a successful day for the young Thetford AC athletes. During the Quad Kids competitions athletes are tested across 4 events which includes a sprint, endurance run, howler throw and long jump. The athletes score points depending …

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