Category Archive: News

Oct 17

Cross Country Season Starts on a High

CROSS COUNTRY SEASON STARTS ON A HIGH This weekend saw the first race in the annual Ryston Runners Cross Country Grand Prix series, held at Shouldham Warren. Conditions were wet which gave the athletes a small taster of the kind of conditions they have to look forward to. Thetford AC had a clean sweep of …

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Oct 17

Eastern Region Combined Events Championships Success

EASTERN REGION COMBINED EVENTS CHAMPIONSHIPS SUCCESS This years Eastern Athletics combined events championships was held at the Embankment Track, Peterborough. Thetford Athletics Club athlete Asha Soanes competed in the U15 Girls Pentathlon and produced a dominant performance, taking the gold medal. This event also combined the Norfolk County Combined events Championships which meant that Asha …

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Oct 16

10k & Half Marathon results

Thetford AC’s Anna Dean completed the East Coast 10k along Gt Yarmouth’s promenade at the weekend. Anna completed the course in 1:03:29 Andrew Smith was in Peterborough to take part in the Perkins Great Eastern Half Marathon, Andrew achieved yet another half marathon PB in 1:47:32 Lukasz Ryzinski travelled to his home country of Poland …

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Oct 15

Bedford Sprint Duathlon 2018 (European Qualifier)

Thetford Athletes Simon Smith and Steve Dickens took to the Bedford Autodrome for a fast, furious and extremely wet Sprint Duathlon at the weekend. The event was a qualifying race for the European Sprint Duathlon Championships 2019. Simon completed the 5k run, 20k bike, 2.5k run in 1:00:47 finishing in 6th place in his age …

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Oct 07

HaverTri 2018

Thetford athletes took to Haverhill for a duathlon and triathlon at the weekend. Jason Elrick triumphed in 1st place overall in the duathlon (5k run, 22k bike, 5k run) in a time of 1:39:27. Richard Crewe  completed the pool based triathlon (300m swim, 22k bike, 5k run) in 1:32:05 to finish in 55th place.

Sep 26

Storm the Lakes 2018

Sabine Schaefer and Simon Smith travelled to Hertfordshire on a sunny but breezy day to take part in the Storm the Lakes event – a 7.5k continuous lake swim, the equivalent of 300 lengths of a standard swimming pool. Sabine finished in 2:34:40 to collect 3rd place female and Simon finished in 2:26:04 to finish …

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Sep 24

Thompson 5 and 10k 2018

Thetford runners Louise White and Kevin Vaughan stormed to victory at the Thompson 5k and 10k events on Sunday. In heavy rain running through pathways, lanes and bridleways in and around Thompson, Louise White finished 1st female in the 10k race and also achieved a new PB of 41:09. Kevin Vaughan was 1st overall in …

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Sep 24

Stowmarket Sprint Tri 2018

Six TAC athletes turned out in cold, wet and windy conditions for the annual Stowmarket Sprint Triathlon. The race consisted of a 300m pool swim, 18k bike and 5k off road run. Thetford’s newest member Heidi Smith completed the course in 1:29:58 Brian Wright stormed in with 2nd in his age group to finish in …

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Sep 20

RNR 2018

Written by Corrina Turner   Well Team TAC, it’s all over for another year, THE EVENT that we rave about and this year was special as we introduced 12 new team mates to the magic that is the Round Norfolk Relay. Saturday dawned and was barely 3 hours old when myself, Peter, Cliffy, Paul “Stall” …

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Sep 12

TAC Victory at Iceni Events

TAC runners were out in force at the weekend at the local Iceni Marathon, half marathon and 10k events. Coming home as 1st place female in the off road trail marathon was Louise White in 3hr 37min – setting a new course record. Other marathon runners were Natalie King and Shirley Standley who ran together …

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