A dozen Dereham runners competed in a fine but breezy 10-mile road race at Freethorpe on Sunday.
The weekend saw 12 junior and two senior Dereham runners tackle the elements on what was a very windy and cold day over in Thetford in this year’s Norfolk County Cross Country Championships.
At their annual awards ceremony held last Friday Dereham Runners AC honoured many of the senior and junior athletes whose efforts have seen the club go from strength to strength in 2017.
Marathon fever swept through the ranks of Dereham Runners AC last weekend when eight members took part in four different full-length marathons, three of which were staged overseas.
The celebrated Round Norfolk Relay race held over the weekend saw Dereham Runners AC pit two teams of 17 members against a picturesque but punishing 198 mile long course around the county boundary.
Dereham Runners AC put in a strong showing at the popular Worstead Five Mile race on Friday evening, fielding 19 competitors and bringing home four trophies.
Two teams from Dereham Runners took part in a marathon-length ‘Ekiden’ relay race held in the grounds of Woodbridge School.
Dereham Runners club chairman Todd Lake and Stephen Lee both stepped up to the challenge of the annual Lord Mayor’s 5k in Norwich on Saturday.
Dereham Runners AC put in a strong showing at the annual Alex Moore Memorial relay at Skeyton, fielding no less than 10 teams and taking home the trophy for best Ladies’ Masters.
Dereham Runners again made a strong showing in the third and final Great Yarmouth five mile race last week.
The Norfolk Athletics County Championships were held at the Norwich UEA Sportspark.
Dereham Runners AC put in a strong showing at the popular Grand East Anglia Run staged in King’s Lynn on Sunday, with 18 red shirts among a total of 2,500 competitors.
Sunday deep in the woods at Shouldham Warren saw 19 juniors and three senior Dereham runners compete in the final Ryston Cross-Country Grand Prix of the season.
This weekend at the Royal Norfolk Showground the 57th boys and 49th girls English Schools Cross-Country Championships took place.
Five Dereham Juniors travelled to Leicestershire to compete in the CAU Inter Counties Cross-Country Championships which was held in the grounds of Prestwold Hall in Loughborough.
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