Apr 07

Norfolk Athletics Awards Winners


Norfolk Athletics held their annual awards evening at Wymondham Rugby Club. The awards were to honor the outstanding Norfolk athletes and their  performances during the 2018/19 season.

Thetford AC athlete Jessica Norkett was crowned the Under 17 Women’s Norfolk Track Athlete of the Year. This was just reward for a fine season which included, amongst others, a gold medal in the 1500m at the Norfolk Schools Championships, 1st place in the 1500m at the Eastern Region Championships, 3rd place in the 1500m at the South of England Championships and qualifying  for the England Athletics National Championships where she reached the final of the 1500m.

This culminated in Jess achieving qualification and gaining selection for the English Schools Track and Field Championships where she represented Norfolk.

Also receiving an award was Ben Peck. Ben received a Special Achievement award for his outstanding Cross Country season which saw him win multiple regional and national titles, including the National Cross Country Championships. The season ended with Ben being selected for the England Schools team at the recent Home Countries School International held in Dublin, where he finished in 8th place.