Oct 05

Races across the county


On Sunday Thetford AC athletes went to Haverhill taking part in the duathlon and sprint triathlon.  The duathlon consisted of a 6k run, 22k on the bike and further 6k run, and the sprint triathlon was 300m swim, 22k on the bike and a 5k run.  Elsewhere Thetford AC athletes were taking on a the challenge of a 5k or 10k cross country race in the local village Thompson.

For the Haverhill athletes the weather was not the best for biking however Louise White took part in the duathlon came second overall and was victorious as the overall winner in the female category with a time of 01:44:04.

Over at the sprint triathlon course Marion McCall was the 5th female to cross the finish line with a time of 01:29:13 whilst Rachel Greenfield who was taking part in her second ever triathlon was the 25th female to finish with an amazing time of 01:51:05.

Elsewhere, representing the club at the Thompson 5k cross country race were Kevin Vaughan who won overall in a time of 19:04 and Tony Cantle who came 3rd place with a time of 22:21.  Also racing at Thompson in the 10k event was Steve Dickens who came 57th in a time of 01:01:40 and achieved a new 10k personal best.