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Christmas film – Ho Ho Ho!

So this is it.....the Sportlink Christmas Film for 2017....As always madness with some of the worst singing ever apart from our lead vocalist Sally Fletcher. A very big thank you to Adrian Fletcher for his superb production amongst all the chaos and of course to every single one of our friends, customers and Taverham Country Shopping Centre. As always watch…
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Charity Boxing Day Hare & Hounds Cross Country Event

Charity Boxing Day Hare & Hounds Cross Country Event. It’s Fancy Dress, so each team must have a theme. All monies go to Charity with the main beneficiary Hallswood Animal Sanctuary. This is a handicap race so teams start in order i.e. those deemed to have quickest runners going off last. The maximum number in…
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Neil Featherby: What makes a great running coach?

Running expert Neil Featherby explains what makes a great coach and why it’s so important to have a wealth of experience to call upon. When working with runners, I always try to find out what motivates them and what is the real driving force behind any aspirations they have. However, it is also obvious that…
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ADVENT DEALS ARE BACK!

DAILY ADVENT DEALS This year our Christmas daily advent deals are back! You loved them so much last year we're doing it all over again. Every morning we are announcing the special daily ADVENT DEAL - Click the links for details! FACEBOOK TWITTER INSTAGRAM. Grab yourself a bargain at our stores in Taverham or Halesworth…
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Winter Running Tips

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 into the cold and dark…
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Going The Distance – Pete Johnson

Every Month we now feature one of the Sportlink team for a Q&A. We kick off with Pete Johnson. When did you first start to run? I started to run in 1986 with a fun run as we didn’t have park runs in those days. They were either 3 miles or 5k for which I managed…
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Buxton Fun Run – Sunday 10th

A multi terrain scenic run through beautiful countryside in December. There are prizes for the best fancy dress - adults and children, and also a raffle. Check out some of the photos of great outfits from previous years, at http://ianedwardsphotography.zenfolio.com/buxtonfunrun. All proceeds go to Autism Anglia. This year's race, sponsored by SPORTLINK, takes place on Sunday,…
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TURKEY TROT – December 10th

The 2017 Turkey Trot, kindly sponsored by Galloper Wind Farm Ltd, will place on Sunday 10th December, starting at 11am at the Beccles Sports Centre, Ringsfield Road. The Turkey Trot is an undulating 10 mile road race visiting small villages on the edge of the Waveney Valley. There will be a prize for best fancy…
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There is a need to find best of both worlds at local events

Being involved with running and runners on a daily basis, I have to say there has been a fair bit of debate in certain quarters about the decline in standards in so many of our local road races this year. Upon checking the race results it is also very noticeable that many top local runners…
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