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Nicole & Jimmy Smith: Top performances in San Sebastian Marathon

SAN SEBASTIAN MARATHON, near Bilbao, Spain, Sunday, 26th Nov: After many hundreds of miles of autumn training, including a selection of shorter races to keep up the motivation, Nicole and Jimmy Smith took themselves to the sunny Basque coast for a well-deserved short break, culminating with participation in the San Sebastian Marathon, one of the oldest marathons in Spain. Jimmy … Read more

A good turnout of Joggers for Eastern AA XC Championships

The annual EASTERN ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION (EAA) XC CHAMPIONSHIPS took place on Saturday 18th November, at Horseheath Racecourse, near Haverhill. The EAA region includes the counties of Suffolk, Norfolk, Essex, Cambridgeshire, Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire and Lincolnshire. There were inter-club and inter-county team trophies for junior and senior categories. This event was shared with EMAC (Eastern Masters Athletics Club), which is a club … Read more

Caroline Mcintosh and Joanne Bouttell enjoy Stowmarket Scenic 7 on Remembrance Day

STOWMARKET SCENIC 7, Stowmarket, Sunday Nov 12th: Two Joggers chanced their luck in the popular Stowmarket Scenic 7, held annually on Remembrance Sunday, with start/finish at the Mid Suffolk Leisure Centre in Stowmarket. The 7-mile race started at 9:30am and there was 2 minutes silence in the main hall at 11:00am, before the awards were presented. Caroline Mcintosh (1:16:40, 395th … Read more

Top efforts by Newmarket Joggers in Bonfire Burn 10K

Joggers Sam Sadler and Cerys Bithell were in particularly fine form in the BONFIRE BURN 10K at Histon, Cambridge, on Sunday 5th November, where 14 club members were competing.  On a sunny, breezy morning, Sam Sadler achieved a year best time of 37:28, finishing 15th of 621 overall and 9th of 102 in M18-39. Junior Cerys Bithell (aged 15) recorded … Read more

Framlingham XC abandoned due to waterlogged course; spotlight on Paul Holley in Australia

With the popular first fixture of the Suffolk Winter XC League season postponed until next year, due to the waterlogged state of the course at Framlingham Castle, many Newmarket Joggers found themselves taking it unexpectedly easy over the weekend. In fact, the only Jogger known to have completed a running race was Paul Holley, down under in Australia.     … Read more

Success for junior Newmarket Joggers in Duxford Dash

    DUXFORD DASH, Cambridgeshire, Sunday 22nd Oct: Fourteen Newmarket Joggers turned out at Duxford Aerodrome, among a large field of 955 participants for the 1-mile Family Fun Run, 5K and 10K races. The course was fast and almost flat along the airfield runway, while the weather was cool, bright and sunny. Greatest success went to junior Joggers Cerys Bithell … Read more

Joggers turn out to support their favourite Cambridge Town & Gown 10K

CAMBRIDGE TOWN & GOWN 10K & 3K: This annual fixture, which helps to raise valuable funds for Muscular Dystrophy UK, attracted 17 Newmarket Joggers on Sunday, 15th October. The 10K race is always led at a fast and furious pace over a nearly flat course, with the bonus of close-up views of Midsummer Common, the River Cam, Jesus Green and … Read more

Newmarket Joggers out in force over the weekend, from 10K to Ultra Marathon

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 8th: Starting with the shortest races, four Joggers took on the ST NICHOLAS 10K in Bury St Edmunds, which helped raise funds for St Nicholas Hospice Care. First Jogger home was Sam Sadler, equalling his best time this year at 38:03 and finishing 5th of 341 overall. Then came Jan Holmes (1:01:14, 64th F of 154, 5th of … Read more

Big turnout of Newmarket Joggers for the Abington 10K at Granta Park

On Sunday 1st October, 14 Joggers turned out for the ABINGTON 10K at Granta Park, southeast of Cambridge. No doubting the 1-2-3 dominance of Cambridge & Coleridge AC men’s team, who made it a 1-2-3 on the podium. However, Newmarket Joggers did the next best thing and made it a 4-5-6, with Robert Dobson (33:39PB, 4th of 248 overall, 2nd … Read more

Troi Baxter and Nathan Brown excel in BMW Berlin Marathon

Troi Baxter (2:51:53PB, 119th F of 14,392, 34th of 1,922 in F20-29) and Nathan Brown (2:31:25PB, 247th M of 28,582, 63rd of 2,730 in M20-29) both excelled in the BMW Berlin Marathon on Sunday, 24th September, where a total field of over 43,000 participants took to the streets. Troi had put in many months of dedicated preparation for this race and … Read more