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Iona Lake takes 3000m Steeplechase British title in spectacular fashion

The World Championship Team Trials staged at the Alexander Stadium, Birmingham over the weekend proved to be a happy hunting ground for Iona Lake. Having fully recovered from a long term injury and re-established a sound endurance base she tackled the 3000m Steeplechase, her first run over the distance for over 12 months! Iona lined up with odds on race ... Read More »

CoNAC junior stars set for English Schools T&F Champs

Massive congratulations to the CoNAC juniors selected to compete for their county team at the ESAA Track & Field Championships next week in Birmingham. It’s a huge achievement to be selected, and reflects the hard work, commitment, determination and talent shown by them all. We also recognise the many other athletes who worked just as hard but didn’t quite make ... Read More »

Southern Athletics League, 8th July, Croydon – calling anyone u17 upwards

Currently we sit proudly at the summit of the Southern Athletics League having fielded strong 40+ teams in each of the opening three fixtures. The next match on Saturday 8th July clashes with English Schools, Milers club and our own Lord Mayors. With 10 days to go the teamsheet would normally be full, but due to these clashes we currently ... Read More »

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 »

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