Monthly Archive: July 2018

Jul 16

Wibbly Wobbly Log Jog 2018

Brandon Fern Hoppers hosted the annual Wibbly Wobbly Forest Log Jog on Friday evening at High Lodge. The event was a very warm evening 5 mile forest run through undulating paths of Thetford Forest. TAC were victorious with Louise White finishing first female overall in a time of 34:46. A good turnout for the club …

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Jul 10

Lord Mayor’s 5k

  The Lord Mayor’s 5k was first staged on 1996 and is widely regarded as the best 5k road race in the East of England. It immediately precedes the annual Lord Mayor’s Street Procession through Norwich city centre and provides an opportunity to race on a two-lap traffic-free course in front of an enthusiastic crowd estimated to exceed 50,000. The course has a strict 10 …

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Jul 10

Norwich Standard Tri

Five Thetford athletes were in action at the annual Norwich Triathlon weekend. They all took part in the Standard distance triathlon (1500m lake swim, 40k bike, 10k run) at Whitlingham Lake near Norwich. The event saw Gary Malliband take on his first triathlon at this distance and for Karl Wright and Lukasz Ryzinski it was …

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Jul 02

Holkham Half Ironman 2018

Thetford AC members Steve Dickens and Simon Smith competed in the beautiful setting of Holkham Hall at the OSB Half Ironman 70.3 event. The event attracted over 1200 competitors and  began with a 1900m lake swim continuing into an undulating bike ride of 56 miles followed by a blistering hot 13.1 mile run. Both did …

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Jul 02

Harling 10k 2018

Thetford runners were out in force during the heatwave at the East Harling 10k on Sunday 1st July. Nine members of TAC took on the annual event hosted by Harling AC with a record 339 finishers. First home for Thetford was Jason Elrick in 43:34 followed closely by Karl Wright 43:37. TAC’s first female finisher …

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