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Many of the Newmarket Joggers participated in half marathons at the weekend. The flat Peterborough half was home for 14 of the joggers. Several coming over the finish line with personal bests, including Jamie Rule – 1.36.05 and Ruth Eberhardt – 1.44.45. First Newmarket jogger across the line was Neil Pollard with his great run time of just 1.18.06. All … Read more

Winners all round

Round Norfolk Relay. 17 runners from the joggers completed this 197 mile run around the Norfolk boundaries. This 24 hour race divided into 17 unequal stages started at Kings Lynn. Headed to Cromer, and then onto Great Yarmouth for the through the night stages. By morning they headed to Feltwell and across the fens for the final 33 miles back … Read more

Great North Run. The Greater Cambridge 10k

Great running at The Great North Run and at The Greater Cambridge 10k. Lisa Winnington took an amazing 18mins off her half marathon time, completing the great. North run in 2.22.20. Club runners Mike Sales and Sarah Sales also completed the run alongside over 50.000 runners. Some runners took an hour to cross the start line. This didn’t deter Mike … Read more

halves, 10miles and 10K’s

Half Marathons. Denys Olefir put in an amazing run this weekend at the Bedford Half Marathon. Recovering from some injury niggles Denys managed to achieve a 2nd overall position. With over 2000 runners taking part Denys’s time of just 1.11.10 gave him a personal best as well as his silver medal. Club runners also putting in fantastic runs were Hannah … Read more

10K’s and half marathons

This last week saw some great running from the joggers. Andrew Taylor competed his 18th 10K this year at The Ipswich Twilight run in 48.06. Fellow jogger Oliver Daykin came home in just 36.18. Clive Purbrook completed The Thorney 5 mile run in 37.27. Fellow joggers visited the grounds of Kimbolton Castle for the areas 5th half marathon that’s starts … Read more

Recovery Race and more

12k event Newmarket Joggers were well represented at the Focus Recovery Race at Highwaymans Farm, Bury St Edmunds on Sunday 30th July. There was a 12k(which turned out to be 13k) and Half marathon over mixed terrain.Nicky Chapman had a great run in the 12k event and came home 9th overall and 1st lady in 58.02. Clive Purbrook was a … Read more

And the last of the Kevin Henry

Kevin Henry League-Final Fixture, Cambridge & Coleridge The curtain came down on the popular Kevin Henry League 5k series at the fabulous Cambridge & Coleridge track last Thursday evening. The Newmarket Joggers have been well represented all through the season in this event. From elite runners to new members cutting their teeth on competitive racing and there have been some … Read more

Running is a good way to celebrate being 50!

This last week saw the last in the Friday 5 Series take part.  Several joggers joined the runners from 42 other clubs and 441 runners,  to compete in the 5 mile run at Great Bentley.  Newmarket Jogger Neil Pollard was first home for the club in 13th position (27.52)  Fellow club member Hannah Pollard was 1st female home for the … Read more

Everything still to run for in the Kevin Henry

Calver Barracks near Saffron Walden was the home of the next run in the Kevin Henry Series for the local clubs.  Newmarket Joggers were supported with 54 of its members crossing the finish line to gain the club more points.  With only 2 runs left in the series the joggers females are still holding onto 2nd position, but have slipped … Read more

Marcus Gynn 10K

The Newmarket joggers hosted the “Marcus Gynn 10K this weekend. The race was renamed last year in memory of one of its members “Marcus Gynn” who passed away in 2016.  The event was attended by his family, friends and colleagues. Money raised from this event is being donated to Sacoma UK Charity. The full results are not yet available however we … Read more