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CoNAC’s Road Race of the Month 2017

In 2017 we are targeting a number of road races each month and in particular we are focussing on the ten races in the 2017 Leathes Prior Grand Prix Series. Full details of the Leathes Prior Grand Prix Series are here and several other local events are also suggested here to help you draw up your personal road race programme for the coming months. Read More »

2017 London Marathon places awarded

The three CoNAC places in the 2017 Virgin Money London Marathon on Sunday 23 April have now been awarded to Carly Jermy, Katie Mack and Gary Penn – good luck to you all! Read More »

CoNAC’s Road Running Dinner & Presentation Evening

The date for CoNAC’s Annual Road Running Dinner & Presentation Evening has now been announced. We will be returning to the Last Wine Bar & Restaurant in central Norwich on Saturday 21 January 2017, with drinks from 7.30pm and dinner at 8pm. Tickets cost £20 each for a lovely three course meal with all drinks included. Please contact Sally Withey to book your place – £20 ... Read More »

Melbourne victory for Nick Earl

Nick Earl, winner of Run Norwich for the past two years, continues to display excellent form “down under” and is maintaining his winning streak. Currently based at Melbourne University he has continued his love of running and competing to great effect. Lining up on Sunday with more than 5,000 fellow competitors in the annual City2Sea 15km road race he stormed to victory ... Read More »

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 »

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