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Volunteers are the unsung heroes of grassroots running…so please get involved

Funding announcements for Team GB athletes always creates controversy. There’s the debate over which athletes would benefit most from receiving such grants along with a little criticism about certain athletes who perhaps don’t necessarily need it at this stage of their career. It does beg the question about the two very different ends of the…
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Neil Featherby: It’s time to put the pride back in the Norfolk vest

With the track season over and done with and most of the road races now finished until the New Year, it’s that time of year again where middle and long distance athletes turn their attention to putting on their cross country spikes for the winter season. There are several cross country leagues and established races,…
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Scenic 7 – Sunday 12th November

The most picturesque 7 mile race in Suffolk! The Stowmarket Striders Scenic 7 is a relatively flat 7 mile course with only a couple of undulations. The course starts at Mid Suffolk Leisure Centre and heads out through Onehouse and Harleston then makes a three-mile loop back to Harleston before returning along the same route…
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Neil Featherby: Why you should consider taking up canicross

After my fairly in-depth columns during the last month, I’ve decided to write about some of the lighter aspects of running, particularly when it comes to the many fun events which have become so popular during the last few years. Up until the recent boom in running, other than that of track, road, cross country…
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Bakers & Larners of Holt 10km

Bakers & Larners of Holt 10km. 10:30am – Sunday 29th October 2017. Gresham School, Holt NR25 6EA This popular end of season race, suitable for all abilities, has sold out quickly in the last 2 years, and is a mostly flat course in beautiful North Norfolk scenery, with a mixture of road and trail, starting…
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Trowse 10k – 22nd October

This 10k road race is based at the Norfolk Snowsports Club in Whitlingham Lane, Trowse on the southern outskirts of Norwich. The first twelve editions took place on Easter Sunday but now it’s held towards the end of October each year. Competitors run beside Whitlingham Broad before following a two-lap route along quiet roads through the heart of Trowse and close…
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