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Good performances by CoNAC athletes at English Schools

There was a good representation from City of Norwich AC at the English Schools Track and Field Championships with some admirable results and the majority of athletes getting through their heats to the finals. Top honours goes to Michael Painter who won gold medal in the senior boys Hammer Throw with 71.32m, an achievement that rewarded him with the honour ... Read More »

Our U17’s and U20’s are nearly there!

Yesterday witnessed a real team effort from the CoNAC athletes aged U17 and U20 who are competing as part of Team Norfolk in the inaugural season of the UK Youth Development League. With one match remaining, Sunday’s second placed finish virtually guarantees Southern Premier One status for next season. In hot conditions at Harrow many athletes and volunteers took on ... Read More »

Great start for CoNAC in East Anglian League

This Sunday was the first meet of the season in the East Anglian League with athletes descending on the Sportspark from Peterborough, Colchester & Tendering, Diss, Southend, Braintree and newcomers Waveney Valley. It was a meeting where CoNAC led from the start. Encouraged by the regular score announcements, many of our athletes achieved PBs as we went on to a ... Read More »

Team Norfolk dominates opening UKYDL match

Team Norfolk had its first ever outing at the weekend and produced an outstanding performance at Woodford Green to win the opening match by almost 90 points. We were competing in the Upper Age Group (U17 and U20) in the Southern Premier Division of the UK Youth Development League. In this league CoNAC combines forces with Diss AC, Thetford AC, ... Read More »

Annual Track & Field Presentation Evening

Over 180 turned out for our annual Track & Field Presentation Evening last night as members, their families and friends gathered at the Mercure Hotel in Norwich for a sit-down dinner, presentation and disco. Paul Evans, Olympic athlete at the 1992 and 1996 Games presented the awards to our athletes with John Richardson, London 2012 Olympic torch bearer and paralympic ... Read More »

Barbara’s Olympic experience

It has been great to have the club’s Olympian Barbara Parker completing her training in Norwich for the 3000m Steeplechase and 5000m in London. A club member since 1996 and competing in this her second Olympic Games expectations were high for a place in the final of the 3000m Steeplechase. Sadly it was not to be, as she missed out ... Read More »

British high jump record for Carole Filer

The club’s junior team competing on home ground completed a comfortable victory over league leaders Stevenage and North Herts AC in the penultimate National Junior League Thames Division fixture. On a glorious sunny day, a rare occurrence this summer, the club took the honours with a 71 point winning margin. An added bonus came with Iona Lake winning the Female ... Read More »

Barbara Parker produces solid run at London Grand Prix

Barbara Parker’s Olympic preparation continues at a pace with a solid run in the 3000m Steeplechase at the Aviva London Grand Prix held on a very damp Saturday at the Crystal Palace. Barbara’s intention was to improve on her British record of 9min 24.24secs but sadly this did not transpire. She was up against Romania’s Ancuta Bobocel and Latvia’s Polma ... Read More »

Barbara Parker to double up at London Olympics

In the Great Britain team that will compete in the London Olympics is club member Barbara Parker who received confirmation today of her selection for the 3000m Steeplechase. Additionally, as she has also achieved the “A” standard Barbara has been nominated to participate in the 5000m. Barbara who is based in the USA and coached by husband Sean is at ... Read More »

Acute disappointment for Mitch Goose

There was acute disappointment for City of Norwich AC athlete Mitch Goose who was in Helsinki to compete for Great Britain in his first senior track representative honour. He lined up alongside team mate Mo Farah in the 5000m and was looking forward with relish to the challenge. Expectations were high with Mitch mixing it with Europe’s best until 4000m ... Read More »

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