Category Archive: News

Feb 17

Marriotts’s Way Off-Road Marathon

Lauren Goldsmith completed the Marriott’s Way off road marathon which follows the path from Norwich to Aylsham and is supported by the East Anglian Air Ambulance. Lauren finished (with an extra mile detour) in 4:57:22.  

Feb 11

Ryston Runners Cross Country Series

RYSTON RUNNERS CROSS COUNTRY SERIES The fifth installment of the Ryston Runners Cross Country Series was held at Shouldham Warren. Bethany Wilson came 2nd in the U13 Girls 3km race whilst Ben Peck was victorious in the U13 boys race, also contested over 3km, breaking his own course record. The final junior Thetford AC athlete …

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Feb 10

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park Half Marathon

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park Half Marathon Three senior Thetford Athletics Club runners travelled to London to take part in the brand new Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park Half Marathon which starts and finishes in the park; home of the 2012 London Olympics. David Loomes finished in 1:29:38 with Jason Elrick to follow in 1:30:51 and a …

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Feb 04

Barrow 5k Success

David Loomes and Lauren Goldsmith were in top form at the Barrow 5k at the weekend. David finished in 1st place and also set a new course record in 19:28, Lauren grabbed 2nd female position in 25:41.

Feb 03

Athletics Indoor County Championships

ATHLETICS INDOOR COUNTY CHAMPIONSHIPS Kings Lynn was the venue for the 2019 indoor track and field county championships which also incorporated the Keith Ward Championship event. A contingency of Thetford AC athletes competed and brought back an impressive number of medals and county titles. Competing in his first event since moving into the U13 age …

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Feb 03

Rauceby Ripper XC 2019

Simon and Charlotte Smith travelled to Lincolnshire to take part in the Rauceby Ripper 8.7 mile rugged terrain XC event. With some ice, snow, mud and a ploughed field Simon completed the course in 58:40 to finish 3rd overall and 1st in his age group. Charlotte followed in 1:09:15 for 4th female.

Feb 03

Great Bentley Half Marathon

Andrew Smith completed an icy Great Bentley Half Marathon today with a course pb of 1:49:21. Congratulations!

Jan 20

Snetterton 5 & 10k

TAC runners were out in force at the Snetterton track on Sunday for fast and flat 5 and 10k races. Thetford’s Kayleigh Bailey and Kelly McGill took on both distances as part of their marathon training. First home for Thetford in the 5k race was David Loomes in 4th in 18:04, Louise White claimed 3rd …

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Jan 14

Ryston XC Race 4

Ryston Runners hosted the fourth race in the Cross Country series at the weekend. In dry and windy conditions Thetford Athletics Club juniors brought home some great results with James Peck and his brother Ben storming home both in 1st place for the U13 and U15 Boys. Callum Wing had a strong run finishing in …

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Jan 10

Thetford Host Regional XC Championships

Around 450 athletes from across the county descended on Thetford’s Barnham Common on Sunday for this years Norfolk County Cross Country Championships, hosted by Thetford AC and its team of volunteers. Competing for the first time in a TAC vest were Charlie Fowler and Olivia Pitchford, Charlie finished in a strong 15th place and Olivia …

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