Oliver Daykin posts sub 30-minute time for Joggers in Kirton Friday 5

Friday 5 Series, Fixture 3 at Kirton, near Felixstowe, Friday evening, June 14th: Welcome back to talented runner Oliver Daykin (29:48, 18th of 452 overall, 8th of 56 in MS), who recently rejoined the club after a break of several years. He wasted no time in posting a sub 30-min time, to lead Newmarket Joggers […]

All-time PB for Ellie Bithell in Flaming June 10K at Impington

Flaming June 10K, Impington, Cambridge, Sunday, June 9th: Two Joggers took part in the 10K event. Ellie Bithell (46:09, 56th of 303 overall, 6th F of 144, 2nd of 47 in F40-49) enjoyed a great run in a new PB time, taking 21 seconds off her time in the Breckland 10K three weeks ago. Ellie […]

Promising start by Newmarket Joggers in opening fixture of 5k Summer League at Histon

Thursday evening, April 25: It was a big turnout of Newmarket Joggers for the first fixture of the Arkwright & Co/Turners 5k Summer League at Chivers Old Farm in Histon. Other running clubs in the league are Histon & Impington Runners, Haverhill RC, Royston Runners, Saffron (Walden) Striders RC, Cambridge & Coleridge AC, Cambridge Tri […]

Great efforts by Newmarket Joggers in TCS London Marathon 2024

Amongst a record, huge field of over 53,000 participants, eleven Joggers lined up for the TCS London Marathon on Sunday April 21st.   Above: Joggers just arrived by coach at the starting area near Greenwich Park on Sunday morning. Mark Hayward is 3rd from left at back; just in front of him and partly hidden […]

Rachael Maltpress enjoys success at Brighton in her first big road marathon

Brighton Marathon: The first of the big spring marathons took place in Brighton on Sunday April 7th, with 11,273 participants completing the course in bright sunshine and very breezy conditions. Rachael Maltpress (4:34:04, 6,388th overall, 1,440th F of 3,552, 182nd of 428 in F40-45) enjoyed a great run with very even and, seemingly, relaxed 5km […]

Mark Hayward close to a PB in Sudbury Fun Run 5

Sudbury Fun Run 5, Sudbury, Suffolk, Good Friday, March 29th: Mark Hayward (27:22, 7th of 524 overall, 1st of 84 in M40-49) was in great form and just five seconds outside his 5-mile PB in this popular annual event. This will likely be his last big effort before April 21st, when he will be competing […]

Final spring marathon preparations underway for many Newmarket Joggers

Two Newmarket Joggers chose 20-mile races as part of their spring marathon preparations. On Sunday, March 24th, Ellie Bithell (2:51:08, 169th of 433 overall, 35th F of 187, 10th of 43 in F45) took on the Oakley 20M in Bedfordshire; a tough course with continual undulations and a lot of climb. Quite likely, Ellie was […]

Jimmy Smith successfully tackles Centurion Hundred Hills 50km

Centurion Hundred Hills 50km, near Henley-on Thames, South Oxfordshire, Saturday March 16th: Jimmy Smith (4:45:27, 23rd of 385 overall, 8th of 107 in M40-49) achieved almost even splits in this extremely hilly trail event, with 4,400ft of climb and plenty of muddy ground. This race was really a preparation for even longer races planned by Jimmy […]