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Around and About (8th March 2020)

Around and about Suffolk Winter League at Woodton Bobbie Sauerzapf reports: Thanks to everyone who helped and/or ran at Woodton cross country today (Sunday 8 March). Results to follow, but Jo Andrews (picture below by Tim Hirst) was the first lady home. RAF Marham cross country Bobbie Sauerzapf reports: Wednesday 26 February. Chris Chorley and Rob […]

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Around and About (16th February 2020)

Challenge Wanaka Half Ironman relay Robin and Christine Ashe report: Christine’s team finished in 6hrs 43m. I ran with Joanna and Pierre in 6hrs 55m. Christine ran just over the half marathon distance in 2hrs 36m and I was 2hrs 24m.  The course was mostly off road alongside the lake. This coupled with the hills and […]

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Around and About (2nd February 2020)

Around and about Sushi Challenge Alice Kirk reports: Today Sean Symonds, Karen Gedge, Paul Bird and I ran at the Suffolk Running Centre (formally known as The Great Barrow Challenge) in Barrow. Paul did the half marathon, and Sean, Karen and I the full. The course was a challenging windy, hilly (really hilly it felt) […]

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Around and About (26th January 2020)

Peddars Way Ultra Rachel Hirst reports: On Saturday Jules Rickards and I ran the 48 miles.  It was an early start at at Knettishall Heath where we collected our numbers and had a briefing.  The weather was perfect for a long run with no rain or wind.  At mile three we had to wade through ankle deep […]

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Around and About (17th November 2019)

Snetterton full/half marathon Alice Kirk reports: Today, in crisp but perfect running conditions a pack of Black Dogs (pictured below) ran at both of these events. The half marathon consisted of three laps around the circuit and service roads and the full marathon six laps. Jason Hurst was first male Black Dog home in the […]

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Around and About (3rd November 2019)

  Parkrun Milestones Alice Kirk reports: Rachel Allen and Graham Sampson both celebrated fantastic Parkrun milestones at Gorleston on Saturday. After starting parkruns 10 years ago, Rachel did her 400th while Graham celebrated his 350th. Chocolate cake and sausage rolls were shared with friends and family to help celebrate their achievements. Cornish Marathon Rachel Hirst reports: […]

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Around and About (27th October 2019)

Thurlow 10 miler Bobbie Sauerzapf reports: On Sunday 20 October in lovely rolling south Suffolk (5 mile option also available). Chris Chorley 73.01, Bobbie 87.23 Blickling Hall night run Bobbie Sauerzapf reports: We did this 7km event on Saturday night (with the mutts). Lovely route but rather damp (and we managed to start 20 minutes late!) […]

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Around and about (6th October 2019)

Great Barrow Challenge Half Marathon Martyn Woodgate reports: Toby Craig and I represented the Black Dogs at the Great Barrow Challenge half marathon (Saturday 5 October). Now running a 10k loop system, runners can choose to run a 5/10k, half or full marathon, returning to the start point after each loop.  It’s an undulating course […]

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Around and about (29th September 2019)

RAF Honington 10k Bobbie Sauerzapf reports: Wednesday 18 September; a bit hot with some gunfire thrown in; 47 Chris Chorley 44.48; 91 Bobbie 53.16; 120 Chris Harbord 77.45. Thompson 5/10k Sarah Sparkes reports: On 22 September, Phillip Neave completed the 5k, Then Robbie James, Chris Chorley Simon Sparkes and me, completed the 10k.  A fantastic race – very friendly, beautiful […]

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Around and About (15th September 2019)

Newton’s Fraction half marathon Bobbie Sauerzapf reports: Well organised trot in the countryside around Grantham on Sunday 8 September. Two humongous hills but a cracking day for a run.  Chris Chorley 64 1.37.41 chip/1.38.00 gun, Bobbie 195 1.59.44/2.00.07 Both first in age category. Kings of the Castle Paul Bird reports: On Thursday (12 Sep) we ran the […]

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