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Dockerill and Baxter impress in Olympic Park Half

The Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park Half Marathon attracted over 4,000 runners to East London on Sunday. The promised rain fortunately failed to materialise. It was a twisting, turning route covering nearly every inch of the royal park. Paul Dockerill (1:27:46) and Troi Baxter (1:44:59) were first Joggers home. It was another fine PB for Dockerill, who has improved his half … Read more

Davis wins age category in Portsmouth Coastal HM

On Sunday, Greg Davis pulled out all the stops in the Portsmouth Coastal Half Marathon to secure first place of 75 in his MV55 age category and 16th of 725 runners overall. He clocked 1:27:18, which gave him an age grade of 78.73% and puts him 2nd to Paul Holley in the Jogger’s men’s club standards table for 2019. Also … Read more

Holley shines in Dubai 10K while Clarke excels in Freethorpe Ten

Over in Dubai on Friday 25th Jan, top veteran Newmarket Jogger Paul Holley (MV50) put in a superb performance in the Standard Chartered Dubai 10K, finishing 20th overall and 2nd in his age group in a time of 35:54. This was his first race of 2019 and earned him an age grade of 85.1%, sending him straight to the top … Read more

Sadler and Jones top Joggers in Stowmarket XC

It was the Suffolk Winter League Stowmarket XC at Haughley Park on Sunday morning, the third fixture of 6 on the calendar. It was a lovely, bright sunny morning, just above freezing with frost glistening on the grass. There was no wind, and conditions were near ideal, with very little mud on the course. The course distance was estimated from … Read more

Brennan and Gay in command in 5K Winter Handicap.

It was the Newmarket Joggers monthly Winter 5K Handicap on Tuesday 8th Jan, which acts as a club time trial in the winter months from October to April.  The 5K anticlockwise circular route starts in Exeter Road near the back of Waitrose car park and goes, via Rayes Lane, up Fordham Road as far as the Tesco roundabout, across to … Read more

7th Jan 2019

On Sunday afternoon 6th Jan there was a good turnout of Joggers for the Suffolk XC Championships at Culford School, Bury St Edmunds, where the standard of competition was extremely high. To illustrate just how high the standards were, the men’s 10K race was won by John Millar of Ipswich Harriers in a remarkable time (for an undulating, uneven, cross … Read more

2nd Jan 2019

Photo: The Highland Piper with Newmarket Joggers at Little Downham. A very Happy New Year and Hogmanay to everybody! Catching up over the Christmas holiday period, Sarah Boneham (1:53:40) and Lisa Jennings (2:36:13) had a go at the Great Barrow Challenge (GBC) Tripple Tipple Half Marathon on Sat 29th Dec in the village of Barrow. It was Lisa’s first HM … Read more

Christmas Eve 2018

No races to report on from the weekend but we did have our “Jingle Jog” on Thursday evening Dec 20th and a photo is included of those in their Christmas fancy dress, which makes a jolly picture.  They jingle-jogged around town in festive spirit and called in on several hostelries, including The White Hart, The New Wellington, The Shoes, The … Read more

17th Dec 2018

Thetford Forest was home to two big running events over the weekend.  On Saturday there was the Festive Forest Challenge at West Stow Country Park, over 10K, half marathon and 20 mile distances, while on Sunday, the first of a series of three winter 10K trail races took place at High Lodge.  At West Stow, in bitterly cold, windy conditions, … Read more

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