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Iona Lake makes England XC debut in Burgos, Spain

Endurance athletes from the Club competed far and near over the past weekend making their mark in Spain, the USA and locally at Shouldham Warren. Drama preceded Iona Lake’s first cross country international appearance. Selected for England at Junior level she travelled to Burgos, northern Spain to compete on a typically flat continental course that included many twists and turns. ... Read More »

CoNAC delight at National Cross Country Relays

Within the winter competitive calendar the Saucony English Cross Country Relays do not come any tougher. These championship races are staged over a tried and tested course in Berry Hill Park, Mansfield and proved to be a great day for the Club’s athletes when they produced their best ever overall performance at the event, finishing five teams in top ten ... Read More »

Conac stars shine at Lynnsport

Lynn Sport provided the indoor setting for more than 130 young athletes aged nine to 15 years old from seven different clubs around the region. They completed in various activities including sprinting, jumping, throwingand hurdles, with the children competing in age categories U11s compete in teams of four to six athletes, u13s compete in teams of sixand u15s compete as ... Read More »

CoNAC mixes with the best at National Road Relays

The Club’s endurance athletics took to the road again over the weekend when travelling to Sutton Coldfield to take part in the National Senior and Young Athletes Road Relay Championships being held over the demanding course at Sutton Park. It was the turn of the club’s senior athletes on Saturday to try to make their mark with the Ladies toeing ... Read More »

Five CoNAC places in 2012 VLM awarded

The lucky recipients of our five guaranteed places in next year’s Virgin London Marathon are Sarah Ambrose, Sue Cooke, Vince Ellis, Julia Parsley and John Walshaw – good luck with your training! Read More »

Norfolk Sportshall League is off with a bang

The first Sportshall meeting of the new season attracted almost 150 young Norfolk athletes. Sportshall, where many young athletes get their first taste of competitive activity, is back for the new autumn/winter season. The first event took place on Saturday at the Sportspark and saw almost 150 young people aged from 9 to 15 years old competing. They came from ... Read More »

CoNAC dominates SEAA XC Relays

Endurance athletes from the Club were again on their travels at the weekend. Having recently missed out on gaining any medals in the South of England Road Relay Championships it proved to be very much a different story on Saturday at the South’s Cross Country Relay Championships. Travelling to Biggleswade to compete, they returned home with a hatful of medals ... Read More »

Promising displays from CoNAC juniors at Aldershot

Club members made the long haul to Aldershot at the weekend to compete in the annual Southern Road Relay Championships. While the teams returned without a medal there were some promising performances from the club’s younger athletes. The Under 13 Boys team racing over 3km legs finished in 7th position from a starting line up of 45 teams. Alfie Linstead, ... Read More »

Sean Watson helps GB to team silver at World Biathle champs

After an excellent 2nd place at the National Biathle Championships in Salford, CoNAc-er Sean Watson was one of six athletes selected to compete for GB in the under 17 category at the 13th World Biathle Championships in Sofia, Bulgaria. This was the first time that Bulgaria had played hosts to the World Championships and despite a last minute change of date ... Read More »

Commonwealth gold for Olivia Bush

A phone call to CoNAC athlete Olivia Bush (nee Walwyn) in the early part of last week was from the England Athletics team manager asking her to compete for her country in the Commonwealth Mountain Race Championships being staged in Llanberis over the weekend.  Having failed to make the team by right in the qualifying race due to a tactical ... Read More »

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