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8th July 2018

Friday saw the 6th race in the Friday 5 Mile Series. Several of the joggers took part, earning valuable points for the club. Neil Pollard -27.53 was first male Newmarket jogger to cross the line. This holds Neil’s 2nd overall position in the individual scores tables. His partner Hannah Pollard was first female Newmarket Jogger to finish in a personal … Read more

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1st July 2018

The Marcus Gynn Newmarket 10K took place on Sunday 1st July with over 230 runners taking part. This race is run in memory of Marcus who sadly passed away in 2016. This year monies raised from the run will be donated to Sarcoma UK Cancer Charity. The beautiful undulating scenic route was bathed in sunshine, making tough going for todays … Read more

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10th June

Newmarket Jogger Martyn Taylor joined with a friend to make a team for the 24hour race hosted by the Harwich running club. Martyn managed to complete 75 miles around a 2.5 mile loop over the time allowed. With only one member of the team allowed to run at a time, Martyn and his team mate accumulated 150 miles. This got … Read more

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24th June 2018

Grainne Brennan was 1st lady home, in overall 5th position at this weekends Orwell 10k race. 168 people ran this flat run across fields in Cambridgeshire. Grainne finished in just 42.49. Fellow jogger Caroline McIntosh also crossed the line for the club in this run. The Newmarket joggers hosted the next in the Kevin Henry series. This 5k run which … Read more

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27th May 2018

The joggers have been running far and wide in this last week. Gaining medals around Europe. Henry Hamilton -Gould travelled to Brittany in France to run the “Mont st Michel” marathon. In the hot weather Henry still managed a 3.46.48 finishing time. At the same time in Edinburgh unfortunately with not such good weather some of the joggers took on … Read more

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13th May 2018

400 people took part in the 18 mile run or walk, in aid of St Nicholas Hospice Care. A route over the gently undulating countryside of West Suffolk, through the villages of Hawstead, Whepstead, Somerton and others, with several churches along the way. The Challenge is to complete within 8 hours. Newmarket Jogger Daisy Glover came in 1st overall place … Read more

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7th May 2018

This week saw the return of the local Newmarket Heath Race & Stable / Stud Challenge. This is a friendly but challenging off road race on the historic Newmarket Heath. 167 runners tackled this course, including many Newmarket joggers. The Newmarket Joggers came home with several trophies this year. Danny Peeling ( 18.56) was 2nd overall male across the line. … Read more

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30th April

The Brecklands in Norfolk were home to both a Marathon and half marathon mainly off road run. 2 of the ladies from the Newmarket Joggers crossed the line in superb positions in these runs. Nicky Chapman was 1st lady home in the half marathon, giving her 4th overall position. Nicky ran a time of 1.52 and Ursula White was 2nd … Read more

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22nd April 2018

The long awaited London Marathon took place on Sunday 22nd April. Most of the runners had completed the largest part of their months of training in the cold, wet and snow, so to be faced with 24 degrees on race day was a bit of a shock, and completely altered any race plans and expected finish times. 12 of the … Read more

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15th April 2018

A truly impressive run in the Paris Marathon for club runner – Daisy Glover. Daisy completed this, her 1st ever marathon in an incredible 2.52.17! Daisy said she was “surprised by the time as she had only ever ran to 14 miles!” Daisy had taken a few years off from running, due to work commitments but joined the Newmarket Joggers … Read more

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