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Norwich and District Sportshall Championships

What fantastic Sportshall talent Norfolk has. This event was hosted by City of Norwich AC in conjunction with West Norwich and Dereham School Sports Partnership. Over 110 athletes from all over the county came together at Taverham High School to take part in a run, jump and throw with the points from each event accumulating to give a final score. ... Read More »

Triple gold for Carole Filer

The club’s athletes certainly know how to mix and match their activities. A week ago they were ploughing through ankle deep mud at the English National Cross Country Championships while over the past weekend they were displaying their talents in three important indoor track and field championships in Birmingham, London and Cardiff. The National Indoor Arena in Birmingham hosted the ... 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 »

Three Norfolk teams progress from Eastern Region Final

Yet another fine performance, this time from the U13 and U15 sportshall teams at the Eastern Region UK Sportshall Final which resulted with three of Norfolk’s team gaining a well deserved place in the UK Final in Birmingham on 3 April. The U13 boys 1st place (725pts) with a fantastic triple jump of 7.28m from CoNAC’s Jack Dearden, U13 Girls ... Read More »

Eastern Region Fun in Athletics Festival

The U11 Norfolk Sportshall team (including 6 girls and 9 boys from CoNAC), descended on De Havilland Campus in Hatfield for the Eastern Region Fun in Athletics Festival. A well organised and exciting afternoon ensued with the final results as follows: U11 Boys: Herts Phoenix, (1st) 483 pts, Essex Juniors (2nd) 452 pts, Norfolk (3rd) 429 pts, Herts Pegasus (4th) ... Read More »

Winners of Road Running Awards for 2010 announced

It was another sell-out at The Last Wine Bar & Restaurant on Saturday evening for CoNAC’s annual road running dinner and presentation evening. The winners of the awards for 2010 were: Road Runner of the Year – senior female, Emma Sharples; senior male, Nick Earl; veteran female, Jane Clarke; veteran male, John Walshaw Most Improved – senior female, Hannah Baker; ... 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 »

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