New chairman for runners

AT the Dereham Runners' general meeting, chairman Gary Slattery stepped down after six years hard work for the club. He was thanked for his excellent service.

AT the Dereham Runners' general meeting, chairman Gary Slattery stepped down after six years hard work for the club. He was thanked for his excellent service.

Jenny Norton has taken his place to lead the club forward.

Dereham Runners took part in the rescheduled New Year's Day 10k, with Rory Campbell leading the way in 47:56, followed by Tony Barstard 48:22 and third in class, Gill Woodhouse 51:44 and second in class, Michael Jewiss 51:50, Robert Sivell 52:37, John Richardson 53:42.

Neville Knights was the lone Dereham Runner at the Folksworth 15-miler, in which he achieved a time of 103:40 in his third running of the race.


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Finishing 56th overall and sixth in class was a great result, assisted by the ideal cool conditions. The race is used by many as part of their training for a spring marathon.

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