NNBR – THE SHORT AND THE LONG OF IT

North Norfolk Beach Runners have been running in all directions over the past week, five of them along on the prom in Race 3 of the Yarmouth 5-mile midweek series. In a field of 635, two Beach Runners nailed top-10 category places, Darren Armstrong (M 45-49) in 32.46 for 52nd  overall and 8th out of … Read more

DEREHAM, SOUTH DOWNS AND DOUGHNUTS – OR NOT

Half a dozen North Norfolk Beach Runners had a mid-week run-out at the first of this year’s three Yarmouth 5K races and, in a field of 619, four of them had top 10 category finishes. Darren Armstrong (M 45 – 49) was quickest, in 32-58 for 40th overall and 7th  in category,  while John Stares … Read more

North Norfolk Beach Runners for NNNews and F&W Times

The past week has seen North Norfolk Beach Runners racing at distances ranging from 5k right up to the ultimate challenge of the London Marathon. In the heat of last weekend, six members of the Cromer club took on the 5k, five lap circuit of Fakenham town centre. Neil Adams ran a super quick time … Read more

BEACH RUNNERS WEST BY SOUTH-EAST

North Norfolk Beach Runners fielded a scattering of marathon runners over the weekend, starting with a few out west on the fen edge for the inaugural Peterborough. Out of 177 finishers, Andy Mclaren (M 50-54) gained 56th place and 5th out of 18 in category with 3.50.06, while Vicky Hampson (F senior) in her first … Read more

NNBR GOING LONG AND LONGER

North Norfolk Beach Runners went mob-handed to the Norwich Half Marathon at the weekend, 22 of them starting among 1734 who ran the City hinterland lanes in rain and mist. In a race won by Piers Arnold of CONAC in 1.17.41, four Beach Runners made their category top ten: Neil Adams (M40) in 1.19.42 for … Read more

NNBR ON THE RUNWAY

NNBR ON THE RUNWAY A squadron of 21 North Norfolk Beach Runners, along with 629 others, battled a stiff wind during the Mad March Hare 10k organised by Coltishall Jaguars on the former RAF Coltishall airbase, but good flying conditions, down-wind anyway, produced a few notable performances. In a race won by Callum Simpson, (MO … Read more

SPRINGING FORTH

An unseasonably warm mid-February Sunday saw North Norfolk Beach Runners flourish like spring flowers in four separate events over the weekend. The biggest bunch – 13 – was to be seen at Norfolk Gazelles’ Valentine 10k to the south and west of Norwich. In a race won by CONAC’s George Gay in 32.59 (he nevertheless … Read more

New Years Day Fun Run Results

Please note: The names of the runners  were on a sheet of paper that blew way in the wind – never to be seen again! Position Time Number Name 1 6m 07s 473 2 6m 08s 475 3 6m 09s 462 4 6m 18s 492 5 6m 28s 484 6 6m 45s 466 7 6m … Read more

2019 UP AND RUNNING.

Fifteen North Norfolk Beach Runners were among 667 who got 2019 off to a flying start by running the Wymondham 10k on New Year’s Day. In a race won by Jack White of City of Norwich Athletic Club on a course with its share of early bottlenecks, Neil Adams (M 40 to 44) stretched his … Read more

TIS THE SEASON …….

……..to be jolly and North Norfolk Beach Runners have been finding jolly things to do, starting with the three who battled a howling icy wind to take on the Festive Forest Challenge organised by Positive Steps at West Stow Country Park in aid of St Nicholas Hospice Care in Bury St Edmunds. Three options were … Read more