Thetford Athletics Club out in force at Suffolk Winter Cross Country meeting in Bury-st-Edmunds

There was a good turn out of Thetford runners for the third race in the Suffolk Winter Cross-Country League at Nowton Park in Bury St Edmunds. This league is a series of five races, all of approximately five miles and run on multi terrain trail and fields.

Thetford finishes.

U13 boys: 3 Tom Mead 17:00

Junior men: 6 Joe Kirton 37:35

Senior men: 36 Lee Freeman 40:31

V45: 25 Richard Dolman 42:16, 32 Cliff Lear 47:17

V50: 7 Tony Cantle 42:53

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V55: 10 Brian Wright 45:19

V65: 2 Ray Keevil 51:23

Senior ladies: 4 Stacey Owen 43:28; 5 Sam Wing 44:02

V35: 3 Louise White 43:43; 7 Hayley Cocksedge 49:55

V40: 10 Corrina Smith 52:59

V50: 1 Sandra Bower 44:37

Four Thetford AC athletes took part in the Reedham 10mile road race on Sunday. All put in excellent performances and achieved personal bests for the distance.

Senior men: 27 Joe Kirton (13th in age group) 1-03:08

Senior women: 192 Stacey Owen (12th in age group) 1-17:46, 202 Sam Wing (14th in age group) 1-18:13

V45: 216 Cliff Lear (32nd in age group) 1-19:43

As a result of his race at the recent Norfolk Cross Country Championships at Barnham Common, Joe Kirton (U20 men) has been selected to represent Norfolk in the Inter Counties at Birmingham on March 10.

n Thetford AC’s annual Breckland 10km will be held on Monday, May 7. Online entry available now at