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CoNAC men chase 10k PBs with the country’s best

CoNAC athletes Nick Earl (on a home visit from Australia) and Alex Dunbar, mixed it with the country’s top 10,000m athletes on Saturday evening at the Parliament Hill Field track, for Highgate Harriers ‘Night of the 10,000m PB’s‘.   The event incorporated the trial for the World T&F Championships being staged in London during August, so it was a tough call for ... Read More »

CoNAC on form at County Champs

Nearly 200 CoNAC athletes took part in the Norfolk Track and Field County Championships last weekend, with some fantastic performances throughout all age groups. With so many entries, this was always going to be an epic write up too – here’s just those who took home medals – obviously, there are many more positive stories from the weekend. Our under ... Read More »

Norfolk Sportshall triumph in UK finals

Last weekend at the Sportshall UK Finals in Manchester, Norfolk became the number one ranked county in the UK for 2017 – our four teams packed with CoNAC athletes. On Saturday for the second time in five years, Andrea Mayer’s under 15 girls were crowned UK Champions, with five of last years under 13 champions in the squad. They beat a ... Read More »

Pop up kit shop – Saturday 29th April

Did you know CoNAC has a wide range of branded and non-branded kit for sale to our members at very reasonable prices? CoNAC kit includes tights, shorts and trackies, hoodies, t-shirts and vests, as well as gloves, hats and other accessories. We’re just completing a big stock sort out, and will be running a pop up kit shop at the ... Read More »

Summer Saturday training for Juniors starts 1st April

Our outdoor summer season for Saturdays begins on the 1st April at the Sportspark track. These sessions run every Saturday – even during summer holidays. School years 3, 4 & 5: Registration at 9.00 to 9.15, Finish at 10:45 School years 6+: Registration at 10.30 to 10.45, Finish at 12:00 Entry is for those who have booked a place only. ... Read More »

Ryston Cross Country draws to a close

Another great series of cross country races at Shouldham Warren has drawn to a close with some great CoNAC performances, especially from our juniors. The six race series is hosted each year by Ryston Runners, with events for all age groups from Under 9 through to Masters. Sunday’s races saw CoNAC wins for Connie Easter (U9 girls), Esme Abbott (U11 girls), ... Read More »

CoNAC athletes do Norfolk proud in English Schools Cross Country

Saturday 18th March saw the English Schools Cross Country Championships returning to Norfolk for the third time. This year’s event was held at the Norfolk Showground, with CoNAC members performing key roles in the organisation of this high profile event. With 46 counties or teams taking part, this is indeed a prestigious event to host. The racing was led off ... Read More »

New York success for Dani Nimmock

Hot on the heels of a new personal best time in the Frankfurt Marathon in October of last year, Dani Nimmock thought it would be good to try to bring her down half marathon time. A trip to the USA appealed so she entered the New York City Half Marathon.  Flying out as late as Friday for the race on ... Read More »

CoNAC athletes overcome Nottingham swamps

With Storm Doris having added to the water levels at Nottingham’s Wollaton Park, City of Norwich AC athletes arrived to find one of the toughest cross country courses they have faced for some years, with most athletes facing at least six challenging muddy and water laden obstacles in each race. Having overcome some pre-race nerves, the under 15 girls again ... Read More »

CoNAC girls swoop on Hampstead Heath

The u13 girls and u15 girls teams returned from Parliament Hills with Silver and Gold medals respectively following another successful trip to the capital. For the u13 girls, this was their first taste of XC success at the South of England Cross Country Championships on the demanding Hampstead Heath course. The Silver medal team were lead home by Grace Jermy ... Read More »

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