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Neville Clarke in command at Sudbury Friday 5

On Friday evening, at Great Cornard Sports Centre near Sudbury, it was the third of the Friday 5 mile series of six road races, which are taking place weekly at different Suffolk venues until the 5th July. Five Newmarket Joggers took part in this challenging race, which involved a steep climb up the notorious Kedington Hill and a helter-skelter descent … Read more

Neil Pollard flies ensign at Southend-on-Sea.

On Sunday, Neil Pollard (1:17:08) put in a great effort in the Southend Half Marathon to finish 8th of 1,949 overall and 3rd of 384 in the MV40 category. He found the last few miles quite challenging but dug in deep to finish high in the order with fairly even splits of 37/40 minutes. Paul Dockerill (1:39:11) also ran well … Read more

Sam Sadler defies heat in Flaming June Half

On Sunday, the Flaming June Half Marathon at Histon certainly lived up to its name, with the sun beaming down and temperatures up to 23°C in the shade. There was a 15mph breeze, which would have evaporated sweat quickly to help cool the body, but would also have accelerated the loss of fluids and electrolytes, which may have been the … Read more

Joggers successful in Edinburgh, Liverpool and London

Four Newmarket Joggers were successful in the Edinburgh Marathon on Sunday, in which a total of 7,302 runners were competing. Jackie Hall (4:42:25) was first home, coming 1,391st of 2,532 female finishers in her second marathon to date, following on from her debut in the 2016 VLM. Next came Sandra Jaina (4:42:46) and Lisa Winnington (4:46:22), who were both running … Read more

Holley Sparkles at Alton Water

  On Sunday, Newmarket Jogger Paul Holley (36:55) put in a superlative performance in the Alton Water 10K, near Ipswich, finishing 2nd of 540 runners overall and 1st of 77 in his MV50 age group by over 6 minutes. Holley has just recently returned from a long work stint in the heat of Dubai and is clearly relishing the chance … Read more

Paul Dockerill on top form at Dereham

The Dereham 10 attracted seven Newmarket Joggers on Sunday. Paul Dockerill is currently in top form and was first Jogger home, just 4 seconds outside his all-time PB in a time of 1:06:43. This put him 56th of 516 overall and 8th of 39 in MV40. Next came top veteran Neville Clarke (1:11:39) 3rd of 16 in MV65+, his best … Read more

Top performance by Jamie Sales in Heath Race

Last Thursday, 155 runners competed in the annual Newmarket Heath Race (incorporating the Stable & Stud Challenge), which took place in the training grounds between Bury Road and Moulton Road. It is a challenging route, estimated at 5.4K, going through woods and climbing Long Hill before the gradual descent from Bury Hill to the finish. Rossdales were the winners of … Read more

Great Team Effort by Joggers in London Marathon

Thirteen Newmarket Joggers were among the 42,000 who took to the streets for the 39th running of the Virgin Money London Marathon on Sunday, where conditions were near ideal at about 14°C with hazy cloud cover and a cooling breeze. See write up in East Anglian Daily Times. Lots of mentions for Joggers: EADT London Marathon Report Chris Gay was … Read more

Virgin Money London Marathon: The Form Guide

Newmarket Joggers running in the VMLM Giles Macrow MV50: Succeeded in the initial ballot. One previous marathon in the VLM last year (4:50), when he ran for a Slimmer’s World cancer charity after losing over 11 stone in the previous two years, during which he took up running and joined our club. He was hoping for about 4 hours in … Read more

Miles Johnson on top form in Sudbury Fun Run

On Good Friday it was a lovely sunny day for the annual 5 mile Sudbury Fun Run, which started in the centre of town and headed down to Little Cornard on a circular route, finishing in Belle Vue Park, Sudbury. Two Joggers were among the 527 finishers in this event, which was on the morning after the Kevin Henry 5K … Read more