Search

Ju Jitsu students’ pole marathon aids Help for Heroes

00:21 28 March 2012

Ishin Ryu Ju Jitsu Help for Heroes

Ishin Ryu Ju Jitsu Help for Heroes

Archant

Students from the Thetford, Dereham, Watton and Caston Ju Jitsu clubs met at the Thetford Leisure Centre to start a demanding challenge for their chosen charity, Help for Heroes.

shares

Their challenge was to carry a telegraph pole with six students holding the log by ropes through the log for a distance of 14 miles without stopping or letting the log touch the floor. Six teams of six who took turns to carry the log for half a mile while the rest of the students walking or running alongside.

They set off from Thetford Leisure Centre, where Trevor Steward started his first Ju Jitsu club in 2000. The route took us through Croxton village out into the country side, alongside the army barracks onto the A1075. They received great support along the way from car drivers, cyclists and runners.

shares

0 comments

Other Thetford and Brandon sport

Thu, 14:14
Suffolk FA launches the 'Silent Weekend', pictured left to right, development manager Nathan French and county development team members Mike Phillips, Phil Woolnough, Paige Shorten, Michael Cornall and Gary Pinyoun.

Silence could be golden in Norfolk if a trial to cut out noise on the sidelines of youth football matches across the border is deemed to be a success.

Wed, 06:30
Six athletes from Thetford Athletics Club took part in the South of England Cross Country Championships at Stanmer Park in Brighton. Pictured (from left to right): Joe Smythe, Aiden Try, Harley Swan and Charlie Stone with Jessica Norkett at the front.

Six athletes from Thetford Athletics Club took part in the South of England Cross Country Championships at Stanmer Park in Brighton.

Tue, 16:11
James Dean scored for Thetford at Walsham-le-Willows.  Picture by: Sonya Duncan

Thetford Town return to the comforts of home looking to end a three-match losing streak on Saturday.

Most Read

Nathan Redmond tangles with Brentford's Toumani Diagouraga last weekend. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

Most Norwich City fans would look at Nathan Redmond’s form and see a winger hitting his stride – but the man himself is far from satisfied.

Read more
Thu, 06:30
Hamilton player/manager Alex Neil (right) and his assistant Frankie McAvoy. Picture: SNS Group

Frankie McAvoy admits the opportunity to become assistant manager of Norwich City was one he ‘couldn’t turn down’.

Read more
Saturday, January 24, 2015
Tom Hudson, who trains at Norfolk Snowsports Club in Trowse, has been selected to represent Great Britain.

Norfolk Snowsports Club member Tom Hudson has been selected to represent Great Britain.

Read more
Wednesday, April 18, 2012
Will Bridgeman of Warren Services, the official club sponsors, presents a ball to captain Liam Burnell.

Thetford 13 Mistley 8

Read more

Local Weather

Overcast

Overcast

max temp: 1°C

min temp: 1°C

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Thetford and Brandon e-edition today E-edition