BEACH RUNNERS ON TRACKS

  Five North Norfolk Beach Runners were among 566 who ran the Snetterton Half Marathon at the eponymous race track on Sunday. In fine and dry conditions, all five opted for super soft compounds and a no-stop strategy and spread themselves evenly down the field. In a race won by Ben Spratling of City of … Read more

Fourteen North Norfolk Beach Runners were among 273 who finished the Broadland Half Marathon, organised by Norwich Road Runners on Sunday 4th November. The race, on a course through autumn leafiness south of the River Bure with three water stations and Woodfordes Brewery, was won by Joe Skipper (M Senior) in an impressive 1.13.03, more … Read more

LET US SPRAY

Fifteen North Norfolk Beach Runners were among the 3500 or so who got their motors running for the Perkins Engines Great Eastern Run on Sunday on one of the wetter days of this autumn so far. And there was a bit of Mister and Missus about their endeavours, because kicking up spray at the front … Read more

BEACH RUNNERS NEAR AND FAR

North Norfolk Beach Runners were scattered to several points of the compass at the weekend. Closest to home were the Magnificent Seven who tackled the Marriott’s Way 10k between Aylsham and Reepham, the most magnificent among whom was SuperSeventy Sam Weller. Competing in the M60+ category despite his advancing years – and because yet again … Read more

FUN, FUNDS AND LAST OF THE SUMMER WINE.

Sixteen North Norfolk Beach Runners were among the 299 who had fun on the Bure Valley 10 Mile around the still leafy lanes north of Banningham and east of the A140 on Sunday. The race, organised by Bure Valley Harriers on a scenic and convoluted route through bow-and-arrer country where traffic rarely ventures, was won … Read more

JAGS AND DUNES

It was a rain-lashed Coltishall runway which hosted 503 runners for the Jolly Jaguars 10k organised  by Coltishall Jaguars on Sunday but it wasn’t too wet for some flying North Norfolk Beach Runner performances when a dozen of them got their flaps down and tails up. In a race won by Kevin Holland (M 40-44) … Read more

ROUND NORFOLK RELAY

The big event of the East Anglian club running season, the Timberwolf Round Norfolk Relay, took place over the weekend. This 198-mile course is run clockwise around the county in 17 stages varying from 5.49 to 19.68 miles, starting and finishing in King’s Lynn. First stage runners set off from 5.30 am onwards on Saturday, … Read more

FENS, FARMS AND BIG HILLS

Eight North Norfolk Beach Runners headed west to the edge of the Fens for the Wissey Half Marathon on Sunday 2nd September and spread themselves fairly evenly among the 255 finishers. On a warm sunny day, the first Beach Runner home home was ultra man and member of the 100 marathon club, Vinnie Purdy (M40-44) … Read more

Carnival Fun Run Results

Position Name Time From/Club  1 Lap M/F Age 1 Billy Eccles 9.29 Norfolk Gazelles 1 M 10 1st Male 1 Lap 2 Ellis Watts 9.49 Kettering 1 M 11 3 Jonah Life 9.54 NN Harriers 1 M 8 4 Holly Lathwell 9.58 Luton AC 1 F 12 1st Female 1 Lap 5 Esme Jonas 10.01 … Read more

NNBR RUNNING HOT

North Norfolk Beach Runners have been busy over the past week in which, out of four races, they had two overall winners and, in one event, no less than five category winners. The big clutch of gongs came at Coltishall Jaguars’ Sundowner 5k on Wednesday where, in a field of 511 including 26 Beach Runners, … Read more