Monthly Archive: May 2018

May 30

Thetford Runners Mingle with the Stars

Runners from Thetford AC achieved some amazing times at the Vitality Westminster mile and Vitality 10k at the weekend. They were able to see sporting legends Mo Farah and Jo Pavey who took part in the 10k and also managed to grab a photo with Olympian Jessica Ennis. Natalie King clocked a very impressive 10k …

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May 24

TAC Represented at Duathlon European Qualifier

Steve Dickens from TAC competed in the recent Clumber Park Sprint Distance Duathlon. The event attracted almost 600 competitors and is a qualifying race for the 2019 ETU European Duathlon Championships. The race distance was a 5k run, 20k bike, 5k run. Steve finished in an impressive 1:10:45 which gave him 14th in his age …

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May 22

Thetford Triathletes Hat-trick of P.B’s

Thetford Triathletes were back in action at two events over the weekend. In perfect warm and still conditions Simon and Charlotte Smith took on the Nottingham Outlaw Half Ironman which attracts 1500 competitiors. The race consists of a 1.2 mile lake swim, 56 mile bike, 13.1 mile run. Simon finished with a course pb in …

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May 22

Runners Triumph with Personal Bests

Thetford runners have been out in force again, firstly Andrew Smith of Thetford Athletics Club completed the Chester Half Marathon and achieved a pb taking over 3mins from his previous best. This was Andrew’s second race in a TAC vest. Father and son Brian and Karl Wright took part in the Colchester Paras 10 at …

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May 10

Post Breckland 10k for Club Members

Thetford Club members took part in the post Breckland 10k race last night – an opportunity to run the course after volunteering at the main event. We had a fantastic turnout and some brilliant finishing times possibly including some p.b’s. In no particular order the results were – Tyler Howard 43:37, Donna Lea Finney 48:59, …

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May 09

Breckland 10k 2018 – Record breaking temperatures

Thetford Athletics Club hosted the annual Breckland 10k in record breaking hot temperatures of 26 degrees on Monday 7th May 2018. The race attracted a large turnout with over 280 athletes braving the hot temperatures. Winner of the race was Adrian Mussett (Colchester Harriers) in 33:26, 1st female was Mable Beckett (City of Norwich AC) …

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May 08

Gear 10k King’s Lynn

Thetford Athletes gathered at a very warm and sunny King’s Lynn on Sunday 6th May for the annual Gear 10k. We had some fantastic results with Sam Bellotti first home for TAC in 42:33, Jason Elrick followed shortly after in 43:20 with Richard Crewe just seconds later in 43:28. Natalie King was first female back …

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May 07

Breckland10K Results

Well done to all those who ran the Breckland 10K today.  It was a scorcher!   The results can be found here :-  Click Here

May 06

Breckland 10K – It’s going to be a hot one!!

It’s looking like it is going to be one of the hottest Breckland 10K’s on record.   There will be water available at approximately 6K, a sponge station at approximately 8K and water available at the finish line.  We do not have the resources to provide any additional water stations so please bring your own water …

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May 04

TAC Represented at Virgin London Marathon

Clare Slattery represented TAC at the Virgin London Marathon 2018. In record breaking temperatures of 26 degrees Clare completed her first ever marathon in 6hr 27mins. It was a tough challenge in the heat and 700 people needed medical attention. However Clare pushed on through a niggling hip pain and persevered to the finish line, …

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