Beach Runners travel well

TWO of North Norfolk Beach Runners' star performers have been distinguishing themselves at races outside the county.North Walsham's Steve Jones put in a phenomenal run at the 4,000-strong Oxford 10k to take an amazing seventh place.

TWO of North Norfolk Beach Runners' star performers have been distinguishing themselves at races outside the county.

North Walsham's Steve Jones put in a phenomenal run at the 4,000-strong Oxford 10k to take an amazing seventh place. He set a blistering pace throughout and with a time of 34:20 took the prize for first over 40.

Cromer personal trainer Clare Donovan was also on tremendous form at the Kingston Breakfast Run. In a field of more than 1,500, she finished 31st overall and sixth lady, clocking a remarkable 54:15 for the eight mile plus course.

Malcolm Ball, 76, showed that his comeback from injury is proceeding well as he completed the Brandon Half Marathon in 1-52:55 for 135th place and first over 70.

Two other members of the Cromer club got round the mainly trail course on a very hot morning. Rob Emery clocked 1-44:31 to finish 77th in a field of 256 whilst new member, Dave Spooner, was 89th in 1-46:19.

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