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Double gold for super vet Jane Clarke

The club’s super veteran Jane Clarke has been very busy during the past week or so and we happy to report that her racing programme has produced two prestigious gold medals. Her first success came in the British Masters Cross Country Championships held over a fast grassland course at Perry Park, Birmingham. From the downhill start Jane, competing in the ... Read More »

It’s gold for U13 Boys at Southern XC Relays

At Wormwood Scrubs on Saturday our Under 13 Boys competed in the South of England Cross Country Relays and proved they are a force to be reckoned with when cruising to a comfortable victory. Ashley Waterson on the opening leg put the team in pole position. Jamie Finch increased the lead over the second leg, which left Adam Davison to ... Read More »

Waterson shines once again at the Inter Counties XC

The past weekend saw many club members making their way to Cofton Park, Birmingham for the World Cross Country Trials that incorporated the Inter Counties Cross-Country Championships. The majority were representing Norfolk plus two for Suffolk and even one for Cheshire. Once again Ashley Waterson was challenging for a podium place in the Under 13 Boys 3000m race. Always up ... Read More »

Mud is the real winner at National XC Championships

Alton Towers, Saturday’s venue for the “Saucony” English National Cross Country Championships had as many ups and downs as the nearby theme park plus the added ingredient of glutinous mud. Friday night’s heavy rain reduced the course and surrounds to a total quagmire, which didn’t suit a vast number of the competitors proving that on the day it would be ... Read More »

Gold for Ashley and two CoNAC teams at Southern XC

Frequently referred to as the home of English cross-country running, Parliament Hill Field in Hampstead Heath proved to be a happy hunting ground for CoNAC at the weekend. Competing in the Saucony South of England Championships staged on Saturday the club’s athletes produced many excellent personal and team performances in this the first major cross-country championship of the winter season. ... Read More »

CoNAC-ers on song Stateside

Such is the wealth of young athletic talent in Norfolk that American Universities are constantly importing our homegrown athletes across the water with more than a degree of success. James McLachlan is proving his worth to Loyala University, Chicago when competing indoors at Bloomington, Indiana where he won the Long Jump with a season’s best 7m25. Fellow club member Ruth ... Read More »

Ashley Waterson continues rich vein of form

The club’s endurance athletes were out and about over the weekend. A small group made their way to Cardiff to compete in Sunday’s McCain UK Cross Challenge. Ashley Waterson continues to impress nationally when storming to a comfortable win in the Under 13 Boys race. Jamie Finch in the same race was a delighted eighth place finisher. Ashley Harrell produced ... Read More »

CoNAC-ers hit the Gold standard at County XC Champs

CoNAC athletes picked up a hatful of medals, mostly of the golden variety, at Sunday’s Norfolk County Cross-Country Championships staged at Colney Lane. Perfect racing conditions prevailed, crisp and sunny with the course in most parts firm underfoot. A double gold performance came in the combined 1.7km Under 11’s race. Tom Greenacre showed a clean pair of heels to his ... Read More »

Goose appointed as GB U23 captain

CoNAC athlete Mitch Goose has been appointed Captain of the Great Britain Under 23 cross-country team that will compete in the Bupa Great Edinburgh International being staged in Holyrood Park on 8 January. Goose is absolutely delighted to be appointed as Great Britain’s Captain. He will be in very good company as double European Track champion Mo Farah is the ... Read More »

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