Monthly Archives: September 2017

What has happened to our domestic running scene since the 1980s?

Autumn has always been a favourite time for me when it comes to running. However, it was also one of those times when I used to think about getting in one more good quality marathon. What with Mark’s Nottingham marathon last weekend, one which I know he is so pleased to have got under his…
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Saxon 5 – 15th October

Saxon 5 - 15th October - Saxon Striders The Saxons Five Mile Race takes place on Sunday 15th October 2017 at the Carlton Park Recreation Ground. Junior races start at 10.15 am, adult race starts at 11.00 am. More details here at the Saxon Striders website http://www.thesaxons.org.uk/
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Events over the past week demonstrate why we should cherish every step

Whilst my column this week was going to be dedicated to Mark Armstrong and his forthcoming marathon this Sunday at Nottingham, I feel I have to write about two of Norfolk’s most respected and popular athletes who both collapsed during races last weekend, which shocked the local running community. Firstly, Peter Duhig who is an…
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Autumn Running Tips

Preparing for the dark nights As soon as the clocks go back and the darkness of night out weighs that of the light of day along with a drop in temperature, for many this is off putting when it comes to finding the motivation to open the door and take those first few steps out…
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Nicholsons Solicitors Lowestoft Half Marathon 1st October

Go along and support this great fundraising event. Kindly supported by Lowestoft Road Runners. This is the second year of this fantastic race organised by Nicholsons Solicitors LLP, supporting Break Charity to #changeyounglives. Start Time: 10am (Registration from 8.30am) The course is a two-lap route beginning and ending at the bottom of the Lowestoft sea…
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Jolly Jaguars 10k

Sunday 24th September - Taking place at the former RAF Coltishall base this events is flat, fast and traffic free. The Children's 2k race starts at 9.15am with the adults race starting at 10am. For all of the details visit our friends at: http://www.coltishalljaguars.co.uk/  
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The 31st Round Norfolk Relay

RNR 2017 - 16th to 17th September The course of the Round Norfolk Relay mirrors the county boundary over a distance of 198 miles, divided into 17 unequal stages. Norfolk's enormous skies, vast sandy beaches, open spaces and picturesque towns and villages, with their attractive cottages and medieval churches, all contribute to making the race…
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SIMPLYHEALTH GREAT NORTH RUN

Gook luck to all of our friends taking part in the Simply Health Great North Run this Sunday. Starting in Newcastle upon Tyne, the 13.1 mile course is lined with supporters all the way from the iconic Tyne Bridge, right out towards the coast in South Shields. You can watch all of the action live on…
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Sportlink Halesworth Birthday Party This Saturday 9th

It's been a whole year that Halesworth Sportlink has been open and to celebrate we're having a party! This coming Saturday the 9th September at our Halesworth Store. Steve and the team, along with Neil Featherby, will be in the party spirit offering: * Free Gait Analysis - No Appointment Needed. * 20% OFF all…
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2017 Scores Race Sunday 10th September

The 2017 Scores Race will place on Sunday 10th September, with the Senior race starting at 2pm, and the Junior race starting at 2.05pm.The race is popular with both Club runners, and non-club runners, with unaffiliated runners making up more than half the field. Find out more at the Waveney Valley Athletic Club website 
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