Category Archive: News

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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Nov 01

Racing News

This week Thetford AC athletes were out in force taking part in several events around the country, ranging from 10km in Suffolk, 10 miles in Cambridgeshire and a Marathon in East Sussex. East Sussex Over in East Sussex was Sabine Schaefer who took part in the Beachy Head marathon on Saturday. It took place down …

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Oct 25

Racing News

Racing on Sunday 22nd; three of Thetford AC athletes who took part in the Trowse 10k race hosted by City of Norwich Athletic Club on the southern outskirts of Norwich. The two lap course takes you along quiet roads through the heart of Trowse and close to Whitlingham Hall and is value for money with …

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Oct 23

Smith takes victory in Triathlon England East Region League

On Wednesday 18th, Triathlon England hosted their AGM at Stansted, London. Including the AGM they also presented the Individual East Region awards to the respected winners in all the different age categories. Representing Thetford Athletic Club amongst the winners was Charlotte Smith who was awarded 1st for the Veteran Women category, the trophy was presented …

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Oct 20

Smiths Qualify for European Championship

Four Thetford AC athletes took part in the Bedford Autodrome Duathlon, an athletic event that consists of a running leg, followed by a cycling leg and then another running leg in a format bearing some resemblance to triathlons. Simon Smith, Charlotte Smith and Daniel Ward all took part in the standard distance of 10km run, …

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