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10th Dec 2018

Last Tuesday, it was the Joggers’ 5K Handicap race, which acts as a monthly 5K time trial from October to April, keeping all members on their toes with some regular competition during the winter. The faster runners are handicapped by starting progressively later than the slower runners. The idea is to try to catch the slower runners in front and … Read more

3rd December 2018

In the Barrow 10K on Sunday, Andrew Taylor came home 8th of 30 in a time of 48:55 in one of the very few local races to take place in East Anglia over the weekend. The village of Barrow, near Bury St Edmunds, is known for the Great Barrow Challenge (GBC) multiple-marathon events, held four times per year, in the … Read more

26th Nov 2018

A group of Newmarket Joggers’ top female runners got together and launched a determined bid in the Bassingbourn Belle 10 mile race on Sunday, running away with the women’s first team prize, despite most of them never having attempted the distance before.  The prize was decided by the top three placings of the team members, with Emma Newman coming home … Read more

19th Nov 2018

Top veteran Newmarket Jogger Paul Holley was in electric form in the St Neot’s Riverside Half Marathon on Sunday 18th November. He clocked 1:17:13 and finished 1st of 155 in his MV50 age group and 15th of 1,384 runners overall. He was over 2 minutes ahead of the second in his age group and earned an impressive age grade of … Read more

5K Winter Handicap Results

To get the results out, this is a temporary file while the proper spreadsheet is being prepared.  Hope it helps! NJ 5K Winter Handicap 2018-19      

12th Nov 2018

The Stowmarket Scenic 7 attracted 432 runners on Sunday, including four Newmarket Joggers.  This popular race over seven miles is always held on Remembrance Day, starting at the Mid Suffolk Leisure Centre.  After earlier rain, it turned into a beautiful day and a truly scenic run, with the sun lighting up the colours of the autumn leaves.  Adam Maltpress was … Read more

5th Nov 2018

Two popular local autumn races, the Lode Half Marathon and the Bonfire Burn 10K in Cambridge attracted a good number of Newmarket Joggers on Sunday. In the Lode Half Marathon, Lynda McCormack was first female Jogger home in 2:06:50, near her best this year, followed by Mary Marsh (2:18:37) and Carol Mcintosh (2:30:16). It was a PB by over 6 … Read more

29th Oct 2018

The St Eds’ Running Festival was well supported by the Joggers on Sunday. In the 10K, Paul Dockerill put in a great effort to finish 4th of 405 runners overall in a PB time of 40:25, with Andrew Taylor (46:02) and Gillian Green (72:48) also performing well. In the Half Marathon, Sam Sadler finished an impressive 11th of 222 overall … Read more

Mid Week Newsflash

Continuing in his purple patch of form, Chris Gay led the field of 150 runners  home in the Bury St Edmunds Festival of Sport 5K at 7pm on Wednesday evening.  Official results are still not out, but Chris made his time 18:30.  This was a mad scramble of a race, twisting and turning through Bury’s town centre in the dark … Read more

22nd Oct 2018

On Sunday, 15 Newmarket Joggers turned out for the annual charitable Cambridge Town & Gown 10K.  Emma Newman was first female Jogger home, 28th of 1,032 women, with a huge PB of 43:55.  Sam Sadler was first male Jogger to finish, 47th of 2,017 runners overall, in a year best (YB) time of 38:01. Others competing were Andrew Taylor (44:54PB), … Read more