Category Archive: News

Aug 08

Thetford Athletes on a winning streak

On Friday 4th August,18 Thetford AC members were out in force taking part in the local fun Wibbly Wobbly Log Jog, a fun 5 mile run hosted by Brandon Furn Hoppers in Thetford Forest, Highlodge.  Kevin Vaughan was first home for the club in 4th place with a time of 31:30 minutes, shortly followed by …

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Mar 31

Athletics Norfolk Awards evening 2017

The Athletics Norfolk 2017 awards evening saw a fantastic turnout to celebrate athlete success and volunteers contributions within our sport in the County. Congratulations to all award winners but in particular to our very own Dean Kirton who won the Chairman’s award!!

Jan 12

We are officially a Triathlon England affiliated club

Dec 19

Thetford athletes mark a great season

Thetford Athletics Club held its annual end of season celebration, marking the end to another successful season on the track and field. A number of the athletes efforts were recognised at the awards ceremony held at the Thetford Golf Club. Thetford ACs Junior Club Captains, Aiden Try and Jessica Norkett were both honoured; Try recognised …

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Dec 19

Thetford AC plays host to the best in Norfolk

Thetford Athletics Club hosted the annual Norfolk County Cross-Country Competition at Barnham Common with thousands of junior and senior athletes competing for the right to say they are the best in county and competing for the right to be selected to represent Norfolk at the forthcoming National Cross-Country Championships in Birmingham. In order to make …

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Dec 19

Athletes Strong Showing in Forest Run

Senior athletes Tina Plumley and Kevin Vaughan lead the way for the Thetford contingent at the latest round of the Ryston Cross Country Grand Prix Series. Both won their specific age categories with Plumley completing the forest trail in a time of 39:56 whilst Vaughan recorded a time of 32:20. A massive five Thetford athletes …

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Dec 19

Try feels the Bonfire Burn to finish an impressive 10th

Try on Fire at Bonfire Burn Aiden Try’s first outing in a 10km race for over two years ended in success with a highly creditable 10th place finish out of a mammoth field of 920 athletes. It is only the sixth occasion on which the Bonfire Burn 10k has been held yet it has already …

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Oct 08

Clubmark Accreditation

Thetford Athletic Club earns Clubmark Accreditation. To learn more click here

Oct 03

Thetford Trio shine at Easterns

Thetford athletes took centre stage at the final major track and field championships of the season in Peterborough. Athletes from across Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire, Lincolnshire, Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire gathered for the Eastern Counties Combined Events Championships which pits the best young athletes against one another in a series of events on both track and field. …

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Feb 22

Mud-fest at Nationals

Thetford’s junior athletes endured the toughest conditions at this year’s English National Cross Country Championships. It was London’s turn to host this annual event, taking place on the infamous Parliament Hill in the north of the capital. Thetford’s athletes came ready prepared for the challenge that Parliament Hill would face them with as did the …

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