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15th Oct 2018

The very popular Perkins Great Eastern Half Marathon in Peterborough on Sunday attracted 20 Newmarket Joggers despite the pouring rain.  Chris Gay was the leading male Jogger home in 72nd place from 3,451 runners overall in a time of 1:16:41, which was an all-time PB for him by over 2 minutes.  Next came Danny Peeling in 1:21:14, a big PB … Read more

8th October 2018

There was a huge turnout of 27 Joggers for the Abington 10K on Sunday, a favourite annual race for the club.  Chris Gay (35:04) finished 2nd of 336 runners overall in an all-time PB of 35:04, over two minutes better than his previous PB.  First woman home for the Joggers was Danielle Jones in 49:30, finishing 19th of 147 female … Read more

1st Oct 2018

The Grantchester 10K, a lovely route along by the River Cam, was an enjoyable outing for six Newmarket Joggers on Sunday.  Every one of them achieved a season’s best 10K time, with fast-improving Meera Mahadevan coming  2nd of 42 in her FV40-49 age category and clocking 51:09, her best 10K time for some years.  The other successful Joggers to finish … Read more

24th Sep 2018

On Sunday 23rd Sept Chris Gay set an all time 10 mile PB of 59:49 in the Leighton 10 in Bedfordshire, finishing 4th of 313 runners on a hilly course. He’s having a really good  season, from 5k to marathon, after injury problems laid him low in 2017. Meanwhile, Daisy Glover was in blistering form in her first 10 mile … Read more

17th Sep 2018

Newmarket Joggers Sarah Boneham, Carol Mcintosh and Jon Ollington travelled to Germany for the Berlin Marathon on Sunday.  Boneham put in a top performance and clocked 4:07:36 to complete her set of 6 “Grand Slam” major marathons, having previously competed at Chicago, London, Tokyo, New York and Boston. She is now a coveted member of the exclusive 6 Star Finisher … Read more

10th Sept 2018

The Joggers mounted a formidable attack on the Great North Run on Sunday, with 12 club members among the ranks. Top club veteran Paul Holley was in the vanguard with a faultless 1:21:31 which put him a phenomenal 3rd of 2,100 in his MV50-54 age group, only 35 seconds from 1st place. Even then, Holley was several minutes short of … Read more

3rd Sept 2018

Two huge PBs for Newmarket Joggers Hannah and Neil Pollard are the main news story this week. The two have been putting in lots of quality training on Newmarket Heath over the last few months and took on the Bedford Half Marathon on Sunday.  Hannah finished 23rd of 937 female runners in a time of 1:34:19, which is an all-time … Read more

27th August 2018

On Bank Holiday Monday, four Newmarket Joggers lined up for the start of the Downham Market Sublime 10K race.  Simon Harris was first Jogger home in a time of 40:09 and finished 15th of 326 competitors, while Alex Cairns was very close behind in 21st position in a season’s best time of 40:49.  That beat his previous best in the … Read more

20th August 2018

On Sunday, Chris Gay competed in the 10K on the sea front at Clacton-on-Sea, clocking a time of 39:32 and finishing 6th of 247 competitors, a good performance under the conditions. There was a strong wind which severely retarded the runners when going in a south westerly direction along the promenade and PBs were very hard to come by as … Read more

13th August 2018

On Saturday morning it was all the excitement of the Stour Valley Path 100, a challenging 100K ultra-marathon which starts at the Memorial Hall in Newmarket and follows footpaths close to the River Stour, all the way downstream to near Manningtree in Essex. It started at 7am and had a maximum allowed time of 15.5 hours with checkpoints and refreshments … Read more