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The deckchair stripes make an appearance in the New York Marathon

Long serving club member Jonny Quint makes his marathon début Following a business trip to Boston, Jonny thought, before travelling home and as he would be acclimatised, he would pop down to New York and participate in the marathon. Jonny, a former 800m athlete with a personal best of 1.53.50 achieved, when placed 4th in the English Schools T&F Championships ... Read More »

Virgin Money London Marathon 2017

We’ve been allocated three club places in next year’s Virgin Money London Marathon. If you would like to be considered for one of these places, please send an email to Richard Polley which answers the following questions: How long have you been a paid-up member of CoNAC? Were you rejected from the 2017 London Marathon through the normal ballot procedure? In which ... Read More »

Dani Nimmock’s Frankfurt Marathon success!

Under the guidance of husband, Mark, and Pauline Ash, Dani Nimmock’s preparation for the 35th Frankfurt Marathon proved to be spot on! Former English Schools Senior Girls 3000m winner, now in her mid 20’s, Dani in recent time has concentrated her efforts on running a speedy marathon. At the start of the day her personal best was  2.58.34. Despite the ... Read More »

Trowse 10k – we did it twice in one year!

The second Trowse 10k of 2016 was a huge success on Sunday with a sell-out field of 700 runners. Victories went to Johnny Earl (brother of local CoNAC superstar Nick) in 35mins 26secs and our own Mabel Beckett on 38min 53secs. With perfect running conditions and finish line beers provided by the guys from Trowse-based Redwell Brewing, there were lots of smiling faces as ... Read More »

CoNAC’s U15Gs fly high at Bedford Autodrome at SEAA Road Relay, 25 Sept 2016

The U15G trio of Katie Goldsmith, Emma Hunter and Femke Rosbergen celebrate another success by securing 1st place and becoming SEAA Road Relay Championship for 2016-17 this Sunday at Bedford Autodrome. An unusual venue for a road race with windy and open conditions, this winning team remained focused and saw Katie taking the first leg and finishing in 3rd position, ... Read More »

CoNAC ladies to the fore in the Great North Run 2016

Club athletes, Charlotte Rose and Mabel Beckett, made the long trip to Newcastle to take part in the World’s biggest half marathon, The Great North Run! And both ladies create new times for this distance. Charlotte’s previous successes over the half marathon distance gained her a place on the start line with the Elite Ladies. She lined up with the ... Read More »

Two CoNAC Juniors “Score” high at Lowestoft’s Scores Race

On Sunday 11th September, the 21st Lowestoft Scores Race saw many take part in this unique course, The route from and to Lowestoft High Street takes runners via a route along the northern sea wall and returning via the town’s historic Scores which includes an up and down total of 13 stepped hills. This is a demanding race, of approximately ... Read More »

Triumphant Trio at Run Norwich 2016

It was a triumphant day for many CoNAC athletes in the Run Norwich 2016 10km. Provisional times are awash with CoNAC athletes’ names. Nick Earl (1st M at 00:32:23) lives in Melbourne, Australia and flew back to the UK to take part in the run, alongside his fellow club member Piers Arnold (2nd M at 00:32:40) who ran on his ... Read More »

CoNAC’s Annual Road Running BBQ – Saturday 23 July

Everyone connected with the club’s road running activities is invited to CoNAC’s Annual Road Running BBQ on Saturday 23 July from 3pm. We’ll be returning to Chez Ambrose, 25 Welsford Road, Norwich, NR4 6QA where we’ve had such a lovely time for the last three years – many thanks to Sarah, Gary & Alice. All food will be provided along with soft ... Read More »

Virgin Money London Marathon – well done CoNAC!

Huge congratulations go to the ten brave CoNAC-ers who completed the Virgin Money London Marathon on Sunday. Each will have their own story to tell on another amazing day in the capital. Here’s the CoNAC role of honour: Charlotte Rose – 2hrs 53mins 52secs, (halfway 1hr 27mins 10secs) John Scoggins – 2hrs 58mins 17secs (1hr 29mins 30secs) Jonny Lee – ... Read More »

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