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Keep off the Grass

UK Athletics have recently published an article about the safety of the in-field due to an increased and concerning number of throws near misses in both training and competition, with this in mind, Steve Bode one of our throws coaches has penned some advice for us to be aware of. My name is Steve and I’ve been throwing and coaching the javelin ... Read More »

Declan Manning returns from INAS European Championships – carrying medals!

City of Norwich AC member, Declan Manning, has just returned from the INAS European championships in Ankara, Turkey where he was selected to represent the GB UKSA learning disability team in Hammer, Discus and Shot. The team of 6 athletes and 3 coaches travelled out to Ankara in Turkey via Istanbul last Tuesday evening from Manchester airport. They narrowly missed ... Read More »

13 CoNAC athletes selected for English Schools’ T&F Championships

This Friday and Saturday, the prestigious English Schools’ Athletics Track and Field Championships takes place at Gateshead International Stadium. 12 CoNAC athletes have been selected to compete as part of Team Norfolk and 1 for Team Suffolk, having met the tough qualifying standards. Many UK Olympians have featured in the ESAA Championships in years gone by! Huge congratulations to them ... Read More »

Declan Manning has been selected to compete for Great Britain in the INAS (F20) European Track & Field Championships

CoNAC’s Declan Manning has been selected to compete for Great Britain in the INAS (F20) European Track & Field championships which are currently underway in Ankara, Turkey. The games started on the 28th of June and runs through until the 3rd of July. This is fantastic news for Declan and we wish him all the best and are looking forward ... Read More »

Daniel Bainbridge selected for GB team for the European Youth Championships in Tbilisi

CoNAC’s Dan Bainbridge has been selected for GB team for the European Youth Championships in Tbilisi! Congratulations Dan! Team selection came on the back of his massive 72.41m in javelin at the YDL match at Crawley this weekend, which exceeded the 70m European Youth Champs qualifying distance. The GB team selectors were clearly impressed. Well done Dan! Read More »

Multi-talented multi-eventing U15 girls

Some of our promising U15 athletes represented their county in the pentathlon in the English Schools Combined Events Regional Final this weekend. Eleanor Brown, Alisha Youngs, Imogen Eisenmann and Amy Money (pictured) were competing for Norfolk, while Mia Hopson represented Suffolk. All five put in fantastic performances, competing in 75m hurdles, shot, high jump, long jump and 800m. The competition ... Read More »

Seventh heaven for CoNAC heptathletes

Katie Daniels and Sarah Costello did the club proud this weekend, competing in the heptathlon at the English Schools Combined Events Regional Final. Both girls went with the aim to make the top ten in the challenging competition, which consists of 80m hurdles, high jump, shot, 200m, javelin, long jump and 800m. They both performed brilliantly, supported each other the ... Read More »

Callum Brown – 8th in the British Championships

Callum Brown was invited to the The British Championships at Alexander Stadium in Birmingham by UKA after reaching the qualifying distance of 64m in the Hammer Throw. He went into the trials ranked 10th with the remaining athletes just cm’s behind, so his main aim was to make the final 8 and get an extra 3 throws. In the last round ... Read More »

Youth Development League Home Meeting

On the 24th of July our club hosts the final YDL league meeting at the Sportspark. The last time we hosted the YDL meeting, ALL of the teams made comment that it was the best club meeting they had been to. SO, now not only is a strong ATHLETES team needed but strong OFFICIALS and VOLUNTEER teams to back them ... Read More »

New British Record for Danny Nobbs

BWAA & City of Norwich Javelin thrower, Danny Nobbs, achieved a new British Record of 23.53m at the Northern Athletics Championships in Manchester on Saturday 11th June. Danny, who competes in the F54 category, and is coached by Tim Newenham, is now 7th in the world rankings and is hoping to be selected for the British Team at the Rio Paralympic Games. With ... Read More »

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