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Top performances by Newmarket Joggers in Boston Marathon US and UK

Troi Baxter performed immaculately in the Boston Marathon (US) on Easter Monday (Patriot’s Day in US), with virtually even splits all the way through from start to finish, and a PB by over 4 minutes of 3:09:13. In only her fourth marathon to date, she finished 5,061st of 24,832 finishers overall, 504th of 10,574 female runners and 413th of 4,723 … Read more

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Jimmy Smith on song in Bungay 10K

Jimmy Smith pulled out his best 10K of the year at the Bungay Running Festival on Sunday 10th April. He clocked 35:48 and finished 3rd of 331 overall, 1st of 42 in his M40 age group. Also running well at the festival was Marc Walker (M50) in the Bungay Half Marathon, who finished in 2:00:05, 142nd of 271 overall. Marc … Read more

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Top efforts by Newmarket Joggers in Manchester Marathon

It was a lovely cool, bright, sunny day and ideal running conditions for the Therme Manchester Marathon on Sunday 3rd April. Neil Pollard put in a superb performance with a PB of 2:33:03, taking over 4 minutes off his previous best time and earning an age grade of 84.50%. He finished 70th of 14,171 overall and 17th of 1,592 in … Read more

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Andrew Taylor posts all-time 5K PB at Bedford Autodrome

In the Bedford Autodrome Running Grand Prix, Sunday March 27, Andrew Taylor (M45) achieved a new PB of 19:58 in the 5K event. This beats his previous best time of 20:41 in the Duxford Dash 5K two weeks ago. Taylor has been concentrating almost exclusively on the 10K distance in recent years but decided to target the shorter distance this … Read more

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Mark Hayward achieves 5th PB of 2022 in Stowmarket Half Marathon

Newmarket Jogger Mark Hayward is absolutely flying this year, with all-time PBs at 10K (Wymondham, 35:16), 10 miles (Tarpley, 56:13), 20 miles (Wymondham, 1:56:57) and now two at Half Marathon. In the Robert Tomlinson Stowmarket Half Marathon, on Sunday March 20th, he clocked 1:13:59, finishing 1st of 264 runners overall and 1st of 24 in M40, taking 1 min 21 … Read more

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Neil Pollard bags 1st place finish and 10K PB at Duxford

Neil Pollard achieved a 2-second 34:07 PB in the Duxford Dash 10K in Cambridgeshire on Sunday March 13th, finishing an impressive 1st of 284 runners overall and 1st of 57 in his M40 age group. Together with his PB in the Wokingham Half Marathon two weeks ago (1:13:09), this puts Neil as fastest Jogger over 10K and Half Marathon distances … Read more

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Big turnout of Newmarket Joggers for Cambridge Half Marathon: Troi Baxter and Sam Sadler lead the way.

Newmarket Joggers turned out in number for the highly popular Cambridge Half Marathon, which this year saw 9,889 participants cross the finish line and thousands of supporters cheer them on through the City Centre. A number of Joggers were also among the many volunteers, who were crucial to the organisation of this event and helped make it a special day … Read more

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Mark Hayward and Neil Pollard achieve new PBs over 10 Miles and Half Marathon; Elke Hausler back to form in European Masters Championships.

Twelve Newmarket Joggers turned out for the popular annual Tarpley 10 & 20 mile races (named in honour of Bert Tarpley, founder member of Saint Edmund Pacers) at Bacton School, near Bury St Edmunds, on Sunday 27th February. Mark Hayward was in blistering form in the Tarpley 10, finishing 1st of 316 runners overall, in a time of 56:13, an … Read more

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Newmarket & Sudbury Joggers’ men’s team move up to 3rd place in Suffolk Winter XC League

The results of the fifth and penultimate fixture of the Suffolk Winter XC League, held at Pakenham on Sunday 6th February, were released without delay by club hosts Saint Edmund Pacers. It’s great news for our joint Newmarket & Sudbury Joggers team (N&S), that our men’s A team has moved up to third trophy place of 17 clubs in the … Read more

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Mark Hayward records new PB in Great Bentley Half Marathon

Just over a month since achieving an all-time 10K PB in the Wymondham New Year’s Day event, Mark Hayward pulled off a similar feat in the Great Bentley Half Marathon in Essex, on Sunday 6th February 2022. He clocked 1:15:20, finishing 12th of 609 runners overall and 4th of 66 in M40, taking 38 seconds off his previous PB in … Read more

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