Get on track with Thetford athletes

Thetford Athletic Club welcomes prospective members of all standards from age eight upwards to join the club.

Athletes can compete in track and field in the summer months and cross-country in the winter months. Coaching is provided by experienced UK Athletics qualified and CRB-checked coaches in all disciplines — sprints, hurdles, jumps, middle and long distance and the throws.

Athletes also have the opportunity to compete in a variety of competitions. There is also a senior group who compete in races the length and breadth of the country from 5k to Ultra Marathons and meet regularly for training sessions, social events and races. This group is open to all standards and regular coaching sessions are provided by friendly, experienced qualified coaches.

Whatever your ability, from beginners to seasoned athletes you will be assured of a warm and friendly welcome.

If you require any further information please contact Gary Howe on or phone on 01842 753447. See: for further information.

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Thetford Athletic Club also wish to remind runners of the forthcoming Breckland 10k Road Race on Monday, May 2nd, start 11am. This one lap 10k road race organised by Thetford Athletic Club. The event uses the delightful quiet roads near Croxton Village. The village hall acts as the race HQ. The 2011 race has a strict 350 limit.

Details of how to enter can be found on In common with all road races organised by Thetford Athletic Club, entry will be on-line only with no postal entries and no entries on the day. Entries have already been taken with the first 50 places already allocated, so be sure to get your entry in early.

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