Category Archive: News

Aug 19

South of England Championships

SOUTH OF ENGLAND CHAMPIONSHIPS The South of England Track and Field Championships was this year held at the Julie Rose Stadium in Ashford, Kent. Athletes from all counties south of the Midlands contest these championships to be crowned South of England Champion. On the first day, Thetford athlete Jessica Norkett was victorious in the U17 …

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Aug 18

Culford Summer Sprint Triathlon

Thetford Athletics triathletes took part in the Summer Sprint Culford Triathlon at the weekend. The race is popular with local triathletes and the weather was warm and kind if a little on the breezy side. For James McKellar and Claire and Russell Slattery it was their first ever triathlon and they all finished the 300m …

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Jul 29

Norfolk Day 10k

Seven runners from TAC took part in the first Norfolk Day 10k on Sunday morning. The route had to be slightly changed last minute due to a tree that had fallen on the course after heavy rain and storms so the course distance was a little short. In finishing order for TAC – Jason Elrick 42.39 …

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Jul 29

Worstead 5 Success

Linda Cusack completed The Worstead 5 mile race at the weekend as part of  The Sport Link Grand Prix Series, it was a very warm evening but an enjoyable course and very well organised. She was the sole TAC member and finished in a time of 39:05 for 2nd in her age category 60-64.

Jul 29

East Anglian League Action

EAST ANGLIAN LEAGUE ACTION The latest round of the East Anglian Track and Field League was held at Braintree. The sole Thetford AC athlete competing in the U11 boys age group was Monty Findlay. Monty contested the 80m (12.4) and long jump (3.38m). In the U13 Girls Alicia Mae Howard came 4th in the 100m …

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Jul 22

Box End Triathlon

Box End Watersports Centre Bedfordshire was the setting for the Sprint and Standard distance triathlons held there at the weekend. The race was a Championship and League race in the Eastern Region Triathlon League. Simon Smith from Thetford AC was competing in the sprint distance 750m lake swim, 20k bike and 5k off road run …

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Jul 22

Quad Kids

QUADKIDS SERIES OVERALL  RESULTS The 2019 Quadkids series came to a close and the overall standings for the series saw great results for Thetford AC junior athletes, with a high number of juniors taking part. Overall standings for Year 4+5 boys were: Monty Findlay (9th), Charlie Fowler (12th), Connor Burgess (17th) and Archie Jackson (32nd). …

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Jul 22

Summer Trails Series Race 3

On a warm humid evening last week it was the last in the series of the Summer 5k Trails Series at High Lodge. Regular attendees at this event were Thetford AC’s Kayleigh Bailey and Richard Crewe. Kayleigh topped off a great series of results with another 2nd place in a time of 28:14, this followed …

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Jul 16

English Schools Track and Field Championships 2019

ENGLISH SCHOOLS TRACK AND FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS 2019 This weekend saw the prestigious English Schools National Track and Field Championships held at the Alexander Stadium, Birmingham. This event is renowned as the 4th biggest Track and Field event in the world behind the Olympics, World and European Championships and sees some of the best young athletes …

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Jul 16

Wibbly Wobbly Log Jog

It was the turn of the Brandon Fern Hoppers to host the annual Wibbly Wobbly Log Jog run; a fun 5.5  mile undulating forest run consisting of bomb holes and tracks to challenge runners of all abilities. Thetford AC has a magnificent turn out and some successful results. In finishing order results were – Tyler …

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