Monthly Archive: September 2019

Sep 30

Jolly Jaguars 10k

TAC members entered Jolly Jaguars 10k race on a very warm September 22nd, which could also see this being the last ever event staged at the old Coltishall airfield. Linda Cusack came first in her age group to make this a triple win in the Jaguars series, previous races being Mad March Hare 10k and …

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Sep 28

Outlaw X Half Ironman

Thetford AC were represented at the first time OSB Outlaw X event. The half ironman was held at Thoresby Hall near Newark Notts at the weekend. The triathletes were not blessed with the warm conditions of Norfolk and did complete much of the scenic 1.9k swim, 56 mile bike and 13.1 mile run in torrential …

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Sep 26

Ipswich Half Marathon

On Sunday in the unexpected heat TAC were represented at the Great East Run Ipswich Half Marathon. First back was Charlie Read in 1:26:57 followed by Mikeala Gates I. 1:43:12, next home was Andrew Smith with 1:51:17 closely followed by Heidi Texiera in 1:52:31 and Andy Fleet with 1:52:43 then Nicola Greenough in 1:58:10. Suzanne …

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Sep 24

Round Norfolk Relay

Round Norfolk Relay The weekend of 14 & 15 September saw Thetford Athletics Club, for the first time, enter two teams into the Round Norfolk Relay. On a perfect weekend of weather, if a little too warm for some of the runners on the Saturday afternoon, the 198 mile route around the coast from Kings …

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Sep 23

Thompson 5 and 10k Success

Thetford athletes were greeted with unexpected warm sunny conditions at the weekend for the annual Thompson 5 & 10k. The routes are a mix of off-road and tarmac and in the 5k Thetfords Kevin Vaughhan was 3rd male in 20:02, David Loomes followed in 20:52 and James Wooler 22:23. Lauren Goldsmith finished as 1st female …

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Sep 11

Iceni Running Festival 2019

Thetford Athletics Club runners took part in several of the Iceni Running Festival events on Sunday. In the 10k Kayleigh Bailey and Peter Elliot were victorious finishing 1st female and 1st male in 53:26 and 42:41.  In 2nd place was Andrew Smith in 46:53 and Karl Coutts followed for 3rd place in 49:50. In the …

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Sep 09

Triathlon Race News

Holland-on-Sea was the venue for the Clacton Standard Triathlon at the weekend. With a chilly start Simon Smith was participating in the Standard distance race which forms part of the Eastern Regional Triathlon League. Taking on his first sea swim triathlon Simon conquered the race distances – 1500m swim, 40k bike and 10k run in …

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Sep 02

National Track and Field Championships

NATIONAL TRACK AND FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS Thetford Athletics Club trio Jessica Norkett, James Peck and Ben Peck all achieved the qualifying times in their respective events for this year’s England Athletics National Championships. They therefore travelled to Bedford where the championships were once again held at the Paula Radcliffe Stadium. Competing in the U15 Boys 3000m, …

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