Category Archive: News

Jan 24

Thetford AC host Norfolk County cross country championships

Thetford AC were the proud hosts of the 2018 Norfolk County Cross Country championships which took place at Barnham Common. There were a record number of entries as athletes from clubs all across the county came to compete on what proved to be a tough course, The Thetford didn’t disappoint and produced a number of …

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Dec 13

Ryston Runners XC

The third event in the Ryston Runners Grand Prix series held at Shouldham Warren was made even more interesting due to the wintery conditions. In the U11 girls race Bethany Wilson stormed home in 2nd place with a time of 9:11 whilst Callum Wing, in the U11 boys event came 8th with a time of …

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Dec 12

Suffolk XC Results

The second event of the Suffolk XC series took place in Woodbridge the other week with our seniors taking on the challenging 5 mile course.   Sabine Schaefer took the lead for Thetford AC with a time of 31:30 (PB) with Cliff Bailey following behind in a time of 32:01 and Steve Dickens in 37:42.

Dec 11

South of England Inter-Counties Cross Country Championships

Several of Thetford AC’s junior athletes swapped the red and white vest of their club for their county colours, as they were selected to run for their county teams at the South of England Inter-Counties Cross Country Championships held in Oxford. The athletes certainly did their club and county proud with some fantastic performances against …

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Nov 24

Snetterton Half Marathon, 19th November

Over at Snetterton Race Circuit on Sunday was the annual Half Marathon, this course consists of three 7km laps around the iconic race circuit to make up the relatively flat 13.1 miles. Thetford AC seniors were out in force at this event with Karl Wright leading the charge for the team with a time of …

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Nov 23

Ryston XC Series, 19th November

The second race of the Ryston Runners Grand Prix series took place at a sunny Shouldham Warren. Thetford athlete Monty Findlay was the sole representative in the U9 boys race and over 800m, finished in 14th position with a time of 3:34. The U11 girls event saw Bethany Wilson race to a 2nd place finish, …

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Nov 22

Eton Dorney, 18th November

On Saturday both Charlotte Smith and Steve Dickens went to Eton Dorney to represent the club in a standard and sprint duathlons respectively. Charlotte Smith competed in the standard distance consisting of a 10k run, 40k bike and 5k run, Charlotte finished with a time of 2:20:53 and came 3rd female overall. Steve Dickens competed …

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Nov 21

Eastern counties xc champs, Nowton park, 18th November

Thetford athletes proved their good form at the recent Eastern Athletics Cross Country Championships held at Nowton Park, Bury St Edmunds. U13 girl Abigail Clouston got the day off to flying start with a 2nd place finish, tackling the 3km course in a time of 12:27. Also in the same race was Isabel Smythe who …

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Nov 20

Framlingham XC, 5th November

The picturesque backdrop of Framlingham Castle was the setting for the first of the Suffolk Winter League cross country series and it proved to be a very good day for the Thetford athletes. Kicking off the day was Thomas Norkett who was the sole competitor in the U11 fun run, completing the 800m course in …

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Nov 14

Thetford AC endure the cold winds

On Sunday six of Thetford AC athletes endured the really cold winds to take part in the Stowmarket Scenic 7, a unique picturesque 7 mile race in Suffolk which is relatively flat with only a couple of undulations. The course starts at Mid Suffolk Leisure Centre and heads out through Onehouse and Harleston then makes …

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