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Joggers produce excellent individual performances in Virtual Ekiden Relays

The Ekiden Relays, which are normally held in mid-July at the Woodbridge School near Ipswich, went ahead this year as a virtual event. This is a great summer social event on the running calendar, attracting running club teams from all over East Anglia, where participation and team camaraderie are the essential components. Each competing team is composed of 6 members … Read more

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Stuart Sowerby clinches NJ Virtual Friday 5 Series title

A tremendous finale to the NJ Virtual Friday 5 Series. Stuart Sowerby took over a minute off his best time, to clock 33:03 in his 4th and final run of the series and clinch the title and gold trophy at the last hurdle. This gave him an age grade of 70.50% and a total of 206.70 points (best 3 of … Read more

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Competition hotting up in Joggers’ Grand Prix Championship.

With the completion of the second virtual Kevin Henry fixture, normally run at HQ on Newmarket Heath, Paul Holley has surged into the lead in the Newmarket Joggers Men’s Grand Prix Championship table with his top age grade of the year of 87.78%. He now stands on 325 points, just ahead of Malcolm Osbourn on 317 points, with Jamie Rule … Read more

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Top runs for Paul Holley and Hannah Parsons in the second virtual Kevin Henry 5K

Results are just out for the second virtual Kevin Henry League 5K, which would normally have been Joggers’ home fixture on Newmarket Heath. Veteran Paul Holley put in another top run of 17:20 to finish first male Jogger and 11th of 235 male runners overall, sporting an age grade of 87.79%. It was also a great effort by Hannah Parsons, … Read more

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Joggers join in the world “Run As One” virtual MA RA TH ON relay race

There were over 100,000 worldwide participants of the virtual “Run As One” MA RA TH ON relay race held on Saturday 6th and  Sunday 7th June. Teams of 4 competed, with each team member running a leg of no less than 10.5km to make up the marathon distance. Individual times for 10.5km legs were calculated according to pace, to account … Read more

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Kevin Henry virtual 5K Ely: Malcolm Osbourn storms into the lead in Men’s Grand Prix

KEVIN HENRY VIRTUAL RESULTS:  The results of the Kevin Henry Virtual 5K Ely are now out. There was a very good virtual turnout of 505 participants from the 8 clubs represented in the League: Haverhill RC (113 participants), Ely Runners (100), Cambridge & Coleridge AC (64), Histon & Impington Runners (64), Saffron Striders (58), Newmarket Joggers (53), Cambridge Tri Club … Read more

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Kevin Henry 5K League to go ahead in virtual mode

Here at Newmarket Joggers, after 7 weeks of lockdown, we have some encouraging news that the five remaining fixtures of the Kevin Henry League will now go ahead as a virtual online competition. It will help to keep us all motivated in the coming months. The place of our runs can be anywhere of our choosing, as long as we … Read more

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Joggers ticking over in virtual reality

During the coronavirus lockdown, life ticks over in virtual reality for Newmarket Joggers, with members continuing to stay in contact with one another, mainly via the club Facebook and Strava pages. Most Joggers are taking exercise in local solo runs (or with one close friend or partner or with family), with all members well aware of the social distancing rules … Read more

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Newmarket Joggers in Exile

Since last Monday, club members of Newmarket Joggers have been confined to barracks, as it were. All club races and training sessions have been cancelled until at least the end of April on the strict advice of the governing bodies UK Athletics and England Athletics. Fortunately, the government advice has so far been to continue exercising outside, either solo or … Read more

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Coronavirus and the Club

Coronavirus and the Club As you will have seen,the Government has requested that we all avoid all unnecessary social contact. The Club is first and foremost a social running club and the Club committee are agreed that the only socially responsible action we can take is to suspend all Joggers’ training sessions and events until at least the end of … Read more

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