Duathlon success for Thetford AC’s Louise White

The Thetford AC trio are all smiles at Haverhill. Picture: Club

The Thetford AC trio are all smiles at Haverhill. Picture: Club - Credit: Archant

Thetford AC athletes visited Haverhill to take part in the duathlon and sprint triathlon.

The duathlon consisted of a 6k run, 22k on the bike and a further 6k run, and the sprint triathlon was a 300m swim, 22k on the bike and a 5k run.

The weather was not the best for biking but Louise White came second overall in the duathlon and was overall winner in the female category with a time of 1:44:04.

Over at the sprint triathlon course Marion McCall was the fifth female to cross the finish line in a time of 1:29:13 while Rachel Greenfield, who was taking part in only her second triathlon, was the 25th female to finish with an excellent time of 1:51:05.

Representing the club at the Thompson 5k cross country race were Kevin Vaughan, who won overall in a time of 19:04, and Tony Cantle, who came third in 22:21.

Racing at Thompson in the 10k event was Steve Dickens who came 57th in a time of 1:01:40 and achieved a new personal best.