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Apr 15

Boston Half and Full Marathon 2019

In Lincolnshire 4 other TAC members competed in the half and full marathon events in Boston. On a flat but very windy course Sabine Schaefer finished the half marathon course in an impressive 1:33:13 for 2nd place in her age group. Gary Malliband followed with a PB in 1:37:17 and Charlotte Smith also with a …

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Apr 14

Bungay 5k and Half Marathon

Thetford Runners took to the Bungay Hills where the Bungay Black Dogs hosted a Festival of running weekend. There were 5k, 10k, half marathon, marathon and a doggie run on offer. After running a marathon last weekend Kayleigh Bailey completed the 5k course in 25:21 for 9th female and 5th in her age group. Jason …

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Apr 09

TAC at Norwich Half Marathon

Wet and chilly conditions greeted Thetford runners at the Norwich Half Marathon on Sunday. This didn’t deter some fantastic times and results. Andrew Buckley completed in 1:28:05, Chris Greenough 1:35:10, Russell Slattery 1:45:10, Linda Cusack claimed a half marathon pb and 3rd in her age group in 1:52:16 and Corrine West followed in 2:27:02.

Apr 09

Manchester Marathon PB’s

Six Thetford athletes have been training hard over the Winter months to complete the Manchester Marathon which was held at the weekend. The event was host to almost 14,000 runners and is said to be one of Britains flattest marathon courses with amazing crowd support. With near perfect weather conditions there were P.B’s all round …

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Apr 09

England School Honors for Thetford Brothers

ENGLAND SCHOOL HONORS FOR THETFORD AC BROTHERS Two brothers, who run for Thetford AC and Suffolk, had the honor of making their England debuts at the weekend at the SIAB Home Countries Cross Country Championships in Dublin, Ireland. Finishing in the top 8 at the English Schools Championships last weekend earned James and Ben Peck …

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Apr 07

PB’S & Awards for Lauren & David

David Loomes raced both the 5 and 10k events at Barrow this weekend. David won both of the races and also achieved a 10k pb in 38:45. Lauren completed their success by finishing 1st female in the 10k race (2nd overall) also achieving a pb in 47:58

Apr 07

Haverhill 10k

Peter Elliott & Avril Squire competed the the Haverhill 10k on Sunday 7 April with Peter finishing in 26th place in 47:19 and Avril finishing in 61st place in 53:15.

Apr 07

Norfolk Athletics Awards Winners

NORFOLK ATHLETICS AWARDS WINNERS Norfolk Athletics held their annual awards evening at Wymondham Rugby Club. The awards were to honor the outstanding Norfolk athletes and their  performances during the 2018/19 season. Thetford AC athlete Jessica Norkett was crowned the Under 17 Women’s Norfolk Track Athlete of the Year. This was just reward for a fine …

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Apr 06

Duathlon Double Success

Simon and Charlotte Smith had double success at the Eton Dorney Windsor Sprint Duathlon at the weekend. The 5k run, 20k bike, 5k run event took place at Dorney Lakes (home of the 2012 Olympic rowing venue) with Simon finishing 3rd overall in 1:12:39, Charlotte followed for 1st place female in 1:22:35.

Apr 02

Diss Duathlon Success

Simon Smith was the sole Thetford athlete participating at the Diss Duathlon at the weekend. The race comprised of a 5k run, 30k bike and 5k run. Simon finished in an impressive time of 1:32:31 to claim 4th place overall and 1st in his age group,

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