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Andrew Taylor achieves 10km PB at Bedford Autodrome.

Andrew Taylor achieved an all-time 10km PB of 42:25 in the Running Grand Prix over the two lap course at Bedford Autodrome on Sunday 18th Oct. He finished 44th fastest of two waves of 244 runners overall, 4th of 14 in his age category and earned 69.08% age grade, his highest ever while a club member. Despite the paucity of … Read more

Chris Gay posts 2:39 Marathon PB at Dorney Lake

Bounty hunter Chris Gay went in search of ‘real race’ paradise and found it in the beautiful (though rainswept) surroundings of Dorney Lake, near Windsor, on Sunday Oct 4th. There, he took 25 seconds off his all-time marathon PB and went sub 2:40 for the first time, clocking 2:39:42. He finished 28th of 523 runners in a high class field; … Read more

Sun Sets on 2020 Virtual Kevin Henry 5K Series

The final fixture of the 2020 Virtual Kevin Henry 5K League took place from the 17th to 20th September, with entrants timing themselves over a local 5km route of their choosing.  Overall there were 416 participants from the 8 clubs involved, consisting of 216 women and 200 men. Newmarket Joggers achieved a good turnout of 48 participants, with 29 women … Read more

Duxford Dash a big local success

A total of 957 runners completed the Duxford Dash 10K or 5K on Sunday 13th September, so a big success for the organisers, with excellent reports of a safe and well planned race from participants. The event helped raise funds for the Imperial War Museum at RAF Duxford and runners were treated to a free visit of the air museum … Read more

Things beginning to open up after months of lockdown

At last things are beginning to open up on the running scene, with a number of real races appearing around the country, in strict social distancing mode of course. Generally, no spectators are allowed and all events have to be pre-booked. One such event was the ‘F3 Events’ Dorney Lake meeting (near Windsor) on Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th September, … Read more

Top performances by Joggers in the Virtual Kevin Henry League

The results are now out for the fourth virtual Kevin Henry 5K, normally hosted by Haverhill Running Club at Kedington. The virtual runs were completed on local routes of each club member’s choosing, from the 20th to 23rd August 2020. The eight clubs participating in the Kevin Henry League were Cambridge & Coleridge (C&C), Ely Runners, Cambridge Triathlon Club (CTC), … Read more

Paul Holley performs to high standard in ‘real’ SVP50

On Saturday 15th August, in one of the first real, official races to take place in the area since the Covid-19 lockdown, Paul Holley came a very creditable 12th of 180 runners in the Stour Valley Path (SVP) 50K (~31 miles) in a time of 4:42:08. This put him 2nd of 29 in his M50 age group. Holley had prepared … Read more

Joggers looking forward to the Virtual ‘Kedington’ Kevin Henry 5K

After an encouraging performance to finish =5th of 8 in the 3rd Virtual Kevin Henry League 5K in July, Joggers will be looking forward with more confidence to the 4th virtual race of the series from 20th to 23rd August, which would normally have taken place in Kedington, organised by Haverhill Running Club. Everybody who runs earns one point for … Read more

Bubble groups prove popular lifeline for Newmarket Joggers training sessions

For the last few weeks at Newmarket Joggers, there have been socially distanced “bubble group” training sessions taking place, led by club members with a Leader in Running Fitness qualification (LIRF). They have been taking Joggers on predominantly off-road runs around the summer training routes on Newmarket Heath, along trails and sometimes on routes starting in nearby villages, such as … Read more

Excellent turnout boosts Joggers’ performance in Kevin Henry 5K League

The results have just been released for the third virtual Kevin Henry 5K race, which took place from 16th to 19th July, along a route of each participant’s choosing. This fixture would normally have been hosted by Saffron Striders of Saffron Walden, at the old wartime airport venue of Carver Barracks, a very fast and more or less flat course. … Read more