Category Archive: News

Jun 06

Tough Mudder

Carri Vendy, Donna Finney, Marco Silva & Nicholas Jones tackled Tough Mudder, East Midlands on Sunday, whilst each accompanied by their own pink sloth! The course was 9 miles with 25 different obstacles ranging from mud, mud and even more mud, electric shocks, ice water, jumping, hanging, swinging and climbing.

May 24

Summer Trails Series Wins

Kayleigh Bailey and Richard Crewe were victorious at the first Summer Trails Series Event. Held at High Lodge on a warm sunny evening Kayleigh completed the 5k course in 27:52 for 1st female and 3rd overall with Richard in 23:58 for 1st place male and overall finisher.

May 23

Bethany Wins Aquathlon

Bethany Wilson succeeded in winning her age group at the Tri-Star 3 Aquathlon in Stradbroke at the weekend. Bethany who also swims for Thetford Dolphins put her swim training to good use during the 160m pool swim and then flew past her competitors during the 2k run to finish in a time of 11 minutes …

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May 21

Sprint Triathlon Success

Simon Smith won his age group at the Sprint Triathlon Distance at Holme-Pierrepont on Saturday. In very cold conditions Simon was 9th out of the water after the 750m swim but soon moved into first place with a spectacular effort on the 21k bike course. After pushing on during the 5k sprint run he increased …

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May 21

Outlaw 70.3 Nottingham Half Ironman

Three of Thetford Athletics Club triathletes took on the challenge of the Nottingham Outlaw 70.3 Half Ironman at the weekend. Held at the watersports centre at Holme Pierrepont the race was started at 6am on Sunday morning in near perfect weather conditions. The lake was a little chilly for the 1900m swim course and there …

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May 21

Chase the Train

Peter Elliott took part in Chase the Train, which runs between Aylsham and Wroxham train stations, on 19 May 2019 completing the 8.9 mile course in a time of 1:07:55, finishing in 31st place.

May 19

Quadkids Report

THETFORD QUADKIDS ACTION The second round of the Quadkids series was held at the Grammar School and was hosted by Thetford AC. The event consists of all competitors earning points by contesting the Long Jump, Howler throw, Sprint and 600m/800m run. Representing Thetford AC in the Year 4&5 boys event was Monty Findlay (9th with …

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May 19

County Success

COUNTY SUCCESS FOR THETFORD ATHLETES Both the Norfolk and Suffolk Track and Field Championships took place throughout the weekend with representatives from Thetford AC taking part in both events. Thetford AC athletes took to the UEA Sportspark Arena for this years Norfolk County Track and Field Championships. The championships proved highly successful for Thetford AC …

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May 14

Linda brings home trophy at Dereham 10

Linda Cusack was victorious in winning her age group at the Dereham 10 mile event last weekend. In warm sunny conditions Linda was the first V60-64 female athlete to finish in a time of 1:21:50, this also secured her the Norfolk Gold Medal which is part of the Sports Link Grand Prix Series. Other fellow …

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May 12

Breckland 10k 2019

Thetford Athletics Club members were all out to support and volunteer help at the annual Breckland 10k which the club hosts. In contrast to last year on a blistering hot bank holiday the runners were blessed with cooler temperatures. First finisher was Dereham Runners AC Matt Pyatt in an impressive 33:54 and first female finisher …

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