Category Archive: News

Nov 17

Framlingham XC Race 1

Thetford runners were met with muddy conditions in the first race of the Suffolk League Cross Country Series. Framlingham Castle was the picturesque backdrop to set the scene for the Juniors who were first off on the 2 mile course. Daniel Clouston came home in 5th in the U13 boys in 15:06, Bethany Wilson was …

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Nov 12

Ryston 100

Thetford AC’s Kevin Vaughan (pictured centre back) attended the Ryston 9k XC race on Sunday and discovered that it was his 100th run at Ryston. Kevin has been a regular competitor at the Cross Country race series over the years winning many many times on individual races and also in the overall age group race …

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Nov 11

Ryston XC Race 2

It was the second race in the Ryston Cross Country series on Sunday at Shouldham Woods near King’s Lynn. For Thetford AC it was a great turnout in chilly conditions with the Junior athletes running first. Poppy Findlay competing for the under 9’s in the 800m finished in 12th place in 4:09, in the same …

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Oct 31

Trowse 10k

Linda Cusack and Peter Elliot were the only TAC members to compete in the Trowse 10k on Sunday 27th October on a beautiful sunny day, perfect running conditions. Peter earned himself a new 10k pb with a time of 42:29 finishing 4th in his age category placed 78th overall. Linda also secured herself a new 10k …

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Oct 30

Duathlon podiums

Simon and Charlotte Smith were successful in securing podium positions at their last race of the season at Eton Dorney Lakes. They took part in the Sprint Duathlon consisting of a 5k run, 20k bike followed by another 5k run. Simon finished 2nd overall in a time of 1:13:20 and Charlotte was 1st female in …

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Oct 28

Bury 10k Success for Jason

Jason Elrick was victorious at the Bury 10k on Sunday, under chilly but blue sky conditions Jason finished 1st in his age group (50-59) in 41:27, other fellow Thetford athletes also achieved some fantastic times with Chris Greenough in 41:03, Dave Beighton 41:23, Andrew Smith 49:24, Thetford ladies Carri Vendy, Suzanne Fleet, Nik Greenough and …

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Oct 27

Manchester Marathon & 10 mile races

With perfect weather conditions last Sunday for The Yorkshire Marathon and 10 Miler there were PB’s all round. Suzanne Fleet was first home completing the 10 miler in 1:54:21, next to cross the finish line was Chris Greenough with a marathon time of 3:28:27, then Nicola Greenough in 3:52:36 closely followed by Andy Fleet in …

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Oct 15

East Coast 10k

Team TAC was represented at the East Coast 10k in Gt.Yarmouth on Sunday 13th October on a dry but fairly blustery day, by the following runners: Jason Elrick was first home for the team in a time of 43:40 followed closely by Peter Elliott  in 43:49 and Neil Vendy in a time of 47.41 Linda …

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Oct 15

Lakenheath Fen 10k Success

Sabine Schaefer was the sole representative of Thetford AC at the local Lakenheath Fen 10k. In typical cross country conditions Sabine tackled the wet and windy off-road course and finished as 1st female and 2nd overall also achieving a course pb of 45:28

Oct 15

British Athletics Cross Challenge

BRITISH ATHLETICS CROSS CHALLENGE This seasons British Athletics Cross Challenge Cross Country series began in Cardiff. James and Ben Peck made the journey to Wales to both contest the U15 boys race. Ben kept in touch with the leading pack throughout the race, eventually finishing in 3rd place to take home the bronze medal. After …

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