Category Archive: News

Jun 18

Fritton Lake Sprint Triathlon

In preparation for the forthcoming Holkham Half Ironman triathlon Richard Crewe participated in the Fritton Lake Sprint Triathlon at the weekend. Taking on his first competitive open water swim Richard completed the 750m swim, 21k bike and 5k run in 1:28:50 for 14th place in his age group.

Jun 11

Lotus Test Track 10k

Thetford AC Runners visited the local Lotus car racing track on Friday evening for 5 and 10k races hosted by Harling Athletics Club. The 10k race involved 4 laps of the racing track and after a very wet and windy day temperatures were perfect for running. First back for TAC was Jason Elrick in 42:16 …

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Jun 11

Norfolk County Schools Championships

NORFOLK COUNTY SCHOOLS CHAMPIONSHIPS The Norfolk County Schools Championships was held at the UEA Sportspark, Norwich. Five athletes from Thetford AC braved the terrible conditions, with heavy rain and strong winds. In the Junior Boys Oliver Sanders came 5th in the 100m (12.6) and 3rd in the 200m (25.5). Abigail Clouston contested the Junior Girls …

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Jun 11

Quadkids Action

QUADKIDS ACTION This seasons Quadkids series continued at the UEA Sportspark and was hosted by City of Norwich AC. The event consists of all competitors earning points by contesting the Long Jump, Howler throw, Sprint and 600m/800m run. Representing Thetford AC in the Year 4&5 boys event was Charlie Fowler (13th with 180 points) and …

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Jun 09

Mike Groves 10k

  Linda Cusack and Anna Dean completed the Mike Groves 10k on Sunday 2nd June, in very warm conditions.. A well organised event, run around the former RAF Coltishall airfield. Anna completed in 1:05:59 and Linda in 51:19 for 1st place in her age category.

Jun 06

Culford Sprint Triathlon

Triathletes from TAC were blessed with warm, sunny conditions on Sunday for the local Culford Sprint Triathlon. First to finish from TAC was Simon Smith in 54:05 for 1st in his age group. Followed by Charlotte Smith 57:24 3rd female, Gary Malliband 59:55 2nd in age group, Steve Dickens 1:01:10 also 2nd in age group, …

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Jun 06

Junior Westminster Mile

WESTMINSTER MILE Three Thetford AC junior athletes travelled to London to take part in the British Mile Road Championships which was part of the Vitality Westminster Mile event. The route saw the athletes start at Green Park and finish outside Buckingham Palace. In the U17 Women’s race and taking part in her first road race, …

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Jun 06

East Anglian League Opener

EAST ANGLIAN LEAGUE OPENER The opening meet of the East Anglian Track and Field League took place in Bury St Edmunds with several Thetford AC athletes making their debuts. Representing the U11 Girls was Rosie-Mae Jackson (600m: 2:23.1; Long Jump: 2.54m); Lexi Aldridge (600m: 2:28.7, 80m: 14.8); Lyric Allen (80m: 12.3, 600m (2:03.9) and Caoimhe …

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Jun 06

Westminster Mile & Vitality 10k

Britain’s distance running legend Sir Mo Farah inspired 9,198 people to run in more than 30 waves on the spectacular course around St James’s Park, making the 2019 Vitality Westminster Mile the largest timed mile event in the world after 8,048 completed the course in 2018. Thetford Athletics club were represented by Sam Bellotti (5:40), Jason …

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Jun 06

Edinburgh Marathon

On Sunday 26th May, Chris Greenough, Nik Greenough and Andy Fleet took part in the Edinburgh Marathon. After a rainy start the sun came out and they went out of the city along the coastline to complete the 26.2mile course. Chris was home first in 3:38:55, Nik was next with 4:11:38 then Andy in 4:18:18. …

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