Among the two-dozen Ryston Runners who took part in the Dereham ten-mile road race on Sunday were some who had never ventured beyond the 10k distance before.
Cold, wet weather conditions made for a less-than-pleasant environment for the opening match of the East Anglian League at Lynnsport on Sunday.
King’s Lynn Triathlon Club is staging a charity triathlon on June 23 to encourage newcomers to the sport and to raise money for the Bridge for Heroes charity.
Downham Sportsman of the Year Matt Pyatt ran in the Greater Manchester Marathon, where he broke a 21-year-old Fenland Running Club record.
Some 75 Ryston Runners were among the 1,557 finishers in Sunday’s Grand East Anglia Run (GEAR) 10K event around Lynn.
In the new England Athletics Youth Development League (which is for athletes in the under 17 and 20 age groups replacing the old national junior leagues) held at Woodford Green, Team Norfolk won by a staggering 91 points.
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The Tuesday Market Place was filled with cheers as the winners of this year’s Grand East Anglia Run passed the finish line within five minutes of each other.
It was a quieter weekend for Ryston Runners Athletics Club members after their exploits at the London Marathon.
There were great performances at the first Eastern Young Athletes League at Bury St Edmunds where West Norfolk AC and Ryston Runners AC combine with Diss and Thetford AC to take on the bigger clubs within East Anglia.
A call has gone out for more volunteers to marshal at Lynn’s 10k road race the Grand East Anglia Run.
Members of Lynn Triathlon Club began the season well this weekend with some impressive results.
West Norfolk Athletic Club travelled to Dartford for the first meeting in the Southern Athletics League. Conditions were near perfect which resulted in many personal best performances.
On a very busy weekend, Ryston Runners AC had some stunning personal performances at the Virgin London Marathon on Sunday.
This Sunday Ryston Runners are offering the chance to try out the Bespak Grand East Anglia Run 10k course in preparation for the real thing on Sunday, May 5.
While many of their clubmates were having a relatively restful weekend, many with their minds on a little event in London on Sunday, two Ryston Runners decided to test themselves out over the marathon distance at Bungay on Sunday.
Runners from across West Norfolk are still determined to take part in the London Marathon despite the fatal bomb blasts in Boston this week.
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Weather for King's Lynn
Sunday 19 May 2013
Temperature: 10 C to 18 C
Wind Speed: 15 mph
Wind direction: North
Temperature: 10 C to 14 C
Wind Speed: 17 mph
Wind direction: North