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In her own words: Sarah Boneham’s trail running trip across Malawi in the group led by Dame Kelly Holmes

Sarah Boneham has returned safely from her trip across Malawi, having travelled last week in the Orbis Challenge group of 30, led by Dame Kelly Holmes, to help raise funds and awareness of malnutrition in Malawi. The various Orbis Challenge trips across Malawi raise funds for the Open Arms charity, which looks after malnourished children until they can return to … Read more

Caroline McIntosh and Ruth Eberhardt successful in their marathon challenges

Caroline McIntosh put in a determined performance in the Chicago Marathon on Sunday, where conditions were cold but sunny for the huge field of 45,742 participants. She clocked 5:32:37, with relatively even splits of 2:39/2:53, finishing 65th of 126 in her FV65 age group, showing just how far her stamina has progressed. She also ran the previous day in the … Read more

Joggers enjoy a busy weekend of racing despite the rain.

The Abington 10K, one of Newmarket Joggers’ favourite races on the calendar, took place on Sunday along the village roads surrounding Granta Park, near Babraham in Cambridgeshire. This year there were 23 Joggers taking part and several also kindly came to give support.  After a night and early morning of heavy rainfall, the rain thankfully held off for the race … Read more

Pollard shows them all the way home in Stowmarket Half Marathon

Neil Pollard was in tremendous form in the Stowmarket Half Marathon on Sunday, coming home 1st of 209 finishers in 1:14:45, over 2 minutes ahead of the field. He was just 2 seconds outside an official half marathon PB time, if you include his 1:14:43 at Bedford in September 2018, which has been classed as a slightly less reliably measured … Read more

Chris Gay takes 1st place in Sandringham 10K

Chris Gay was in fine form in the Sandringham 10K on Sunday. He finished 1st of 150 runners overall, clocking his best 10K time this year of 36:46. Also on Sunday, 3 Joggers competed in the Thompson 10K Run, Thompson being a picturesque Breckland village near Thetford. In this trail race along pathways and bridleways, Andrew Taylor was first Jogger … Read more

Elke Hausler wins 5000m Bronze Medal in European Masters Athletics Championships in Italy

On Friday, in Italy near Venice, Newmarket Jogger Elke Hausler put in a great run to win the bronze medal in the W55 (Women 55-59) 5000m track event in the European Masters Athletics Championships. She clocked 21:27.01, which was also a new track PB for her by a small margin. This earned her an age grade of 82.44%. The gold … Read more

Jamie Sales and Anna Mayhew impressive in Great North Run

In bright sunshine at Newcastle on Sunday, Jamie Sales continued in blistering form in the Great North Run, just 3 days after his huge 15:44 PB in the Kevin Henry 5K last Thursday evening. He clocked 1:17:44 to finish 144th of 42,970 finishers overall and 5th of 369 in his MU20 age group. Next for the men came Gavin Moody … Read more

Hayward in top form at Framlingham

Mark Hayward was in top form in the Framlingham 10K on Sunday, clocking 36:32 and finishing 11th of 337 runners overall and 3rd of 59 in his senior male age group. This was his best 10K time since his PB of 36:15 in May 2017 at Colchester, according to records on Power of 10. Also performing well were Simon Harris … Read more

Bertie Tweed sets new junior record in Lake District fell race

Up in the Lake District on Saturday, Jogger James Tweed and his two sons, Bertie and Archie, ran in the 2.8 mile Arnison Crag Horseshoe Fell Race in Patterdale. This is a beast of a route with over 1000 ft of climb to the top of Arnison Crag, followed by a tricky and rocky descent to the finish. James clocked … Read more

Lots of Year Best performances in Kimbolton Castle Half Marathon

Seven Joggers took part in the Kimbolton Castle Half Marathon on Sunday 18th August. Adam Maltpress was first male Jogger home in 1:43:25, from Miles Johnson (1:57:56), Oliver Stockmann (2:02:17 Year Best!) and David Crowley (2:19:54 YB!). For the women, Lynda McCormack (2:03:23 YB!) had a great run, her best half marathon time since 2015. Mary Marsh (2:17:45) and Caroline … Read more