Category Archive: News

Jan 27

Indoor Track News

Lauren Goldsmith completed her debut at the Keith Ward Memorial Indoor Track Competition at the weekend. Competing in the 60m sprint for the first time Lauren clocked 9.9 seconds and finished 5th female, 3rd Senior female and won a bronze medal for the county.

Jan 27

Freethorpe 10

Team TAC were represented by Peter Elliot, Kayleigh Bailey, Richard Crewe and Linda Cusack at the Bam Nuttall Freethorpe 10 mile race hosting the first race in the Sport Link Grand prix series. A lovely dry day but a little windy in places, so near  perfect conditions. Great results all round with Richard taking first …

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Jan 16

Norfolk XC Championships

NORFOLK COUNTY CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS Hundreds of athletes from all over the County descended on Barnham Common for the 2020 Norfolk County Cross Country Championships, hosted by Thetford Athletic Club. As well as being hosts, Thetford AC also had a good number of athletes taking part with Rosie-Mae Jackson being first up in the U11 …

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Jan 13

Ryston Runners Cross Country

Thetford AC Junior and Seniors were well represented at the fourth round of the Ryston Runners Cross Country Series at the weekend. In the U9 Girls it was Poppy Findlay finishing in 9th place in 3:46, Bethany Wilson for the U13 Girls finishing in 2nd place in 12:12, and 2 podiums for the U13 Boys …

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Jan 09

Thetford AC goes International!

Sabine Schaefer represented Thetford AC in the Dubener Silvesterlauf 10k (New Years Eve 10k), back in her local town in Germany. Sabine flew the flag for Thetford AC around the undulating Cross Country course finishing 2nd in her age group and 3rd female overall in 44:33.

Jan 09

Woodbridge XC Suffolk League

It was race 2 in the Suffolk Cross Country League held in Woodbridge that brought home some great results for Thetford AC. In the Junior 2 mile race it was Jake Dorbin and Bethany Wilson both finishing 2nd in their age groups (U13) in 12:10 and 14:00. For the Seniors it was Karl Wright home …

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Dec 09

Ryston XC Race 3

It was round 3 at the Ryston Cross Country Series at the weekend. Thetford runners braved the chilly conditions for some superb performances through the forest. For the U15’s it was local stars James and Ben Peck who came 1st and 2nd in 9:40 and 9:41, in the U13 Boys it was Jake Dorbin and …

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Nov 25

Breckland Forest 10k

Seven Thetford Athletics Club members took part in the off-road Breckland 10k at the weekend. The course incorporates, mud, tracks, hills and bridleways and Thetford’s first runner back was Jason Elrick in 42:59. He was followed by Richard Crewe 45:23, Peter Elliott 50:03, Shirley Standley 55:20, Kayleigh Bailey 1:03:56, Graham Wade 1:05:48 and Heidi Smith …

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Nov 19

Long Sutton 10k

Several Thetford Senior runners achieved PB’s at the weekend at the Long Sutton 10k. First back for Thetford was Jason Elrick 41:25 followed by Richard Crewe 43:20, Neil Vendy 46:27, Nicolas Jones 46:53 PB, Nik Greenough 48:04, Andrew Smith 48:05, Andy Fleet 49:45, Carri Vendy 51:05 PB, Kayleigh Bailey 54:54, Becky Burris 1:13:44  

Nov 18

Adnams 10k

Peter Elliott and Jennie Chamberlain were the sole TAC representatives at the 11th Annual Adnams 10k in Southwold on 17/11/19. Peter finished in a new PB time of 42:09 placing him 69th from 771 and 8th in his age group with Jennie finishing in a time of 1:00:24 in race position 595 and 33rd in her age group.

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