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6th August 2018

There was a big turnout of 45 Joggers on Thursday evening for the 5th of 6 Kevin Henry 5K League races, this one organised by Haverhill RC at Kedington.  There was a big hill to climb and the temperature was hovering around 28°C, so little chance for any PBs this time. The Pollards were in the limelight again with Hannah … Read more

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Newsflash!

Congratulations to Mark Hayward who completed what I think is his first full Ironman triathlon event (2.4m swim/112m bike/26.2m marathon run) at Holme Pierrepont Nottingham on Sunday 29th July, recording a time of 10:49:58.   That put him 64th of 875 single competitors overall, excluding relay teams.  In his strongest discipline of running, he completed the marathon in 3:32:24, putting him … Read more

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29th July 2018

Newmarket Joggers took on the Littleport 10K on Sunday 29th July, a favourite local race, which has been organised by Littleport Leisure Centre since around 2009. There is now a brand new Leisure Centre complex on the site, built within the last year, with all the latest facilities including a smart new cafe….well worth a visit.  Newmarket Joggers have been … Read more

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4th March 2018

Incredibly the 2018 Cambridge Half Marathon took place on Sunday 4th March. It was touch and go all week due to the snow, but despite the cold temperatures over 8000 runners turned out to pound the streets of Cambridge. Over 60 Newmarket Joggers were amongst these with , all crossing the line in good form at the end of the … Read more

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24 of The Newmarket Joggers joined the 350 taking part in The Abington 10K just outside Cambridge at the weekend. Jogger Neil Pollard collected the 2nd place medal with his time of just 35.16. Not far behind were club members, Mark Hayward (37.49), Jason Beeton (41.27), Grainne Brennan (41.52), Eleanor Bithell(50.35), and several others, who all came in well under … Read more

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Super weekend running

With many of the joggers still in training for the London Marathon, several are still managing to get some long distance races in.  Newmarket Jogger Denys Olefir came 2nd in the Oakley 20 at the weekend.  This very hilly 20 mill run gave nearly 1000 runners a Sunday workout.  Denys came in 2nd with his time of 1.55.48.  First female … Read more

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In memory of our dear friend Marcus Gynn

Marcus passed away on Thursday 11th February 2016 at home surrounded by his loving family. He was a key player in the Club, so encouraging and such an inspiration to all. He loved his running and was so much fun to be around. Thank you for being part of our Club.

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What ever the weather the joggers run!

Torrential rain saw some of the joggers complete the penultimate of the Friday 5 series at Bury St Edmunds.  Neil Williamson, Brian Munns, Helen Wass, Jim Withers, Chris Aylmer and Sarah Sales battled the elements to bring home some superb times.  The final of the Friday 5 Series was completed last Friday in sunshine with many of the runners shaving … Read more

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More distance covered by Joggers

This last week has seen plenty of 10k activity along with half and full marathon distances covered by the joggers. Alice Leadbeter and Clive Purbrook ran the multi terrain National Trust Hoohaah 10k run at wimpole. Clive came 3rd in the MV60 category. Thorpe Forest in Thetford saw the final race of the 10k series bringing home superb times from … Read more

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2016 Beginners Course starts soon….Informal meet ‘n’ greet

The Course starts on Monday 11th January BUT if you’re still not sure and want to chat through what to expect with those that have done it before, come along to NMKT Leisure Centre on 4th Jan at 6.30pm. We’d love to see you 🙂 

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