Dereham 5km

Having successfully celebrated, with a well-attended social event (including relays and a quiz) on Friday 26th, 30 years since the founding of the club, members of Ryston Runners reminded local athletes of their road running excellence when almost 20 of them turned out for the Dereham 5K and went away with at least 10 of the category prizes.

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Weekend News Update - 21-08-16
Weekend News Update - 21-08-16

Saturday was a busy day for our senior track team with the last Southern Athletics League of the year, Sunday saw some of our road runners take part in a 10km, we also had some juniors taking part in the Inter-Counties on Sunday. Southern Athletics League On Saturday the Senior Track and Field Team travelled to Bromley for the final Southern Athletics League of the season. We were against First, Second and Fifth in the League, we were sitting Twelfth going into this match, knowing that we were needing to finish third on the day to have any chance of staying up.  Even though we had issues with athletes getting to match on time due to accidents on the M25 causing ques and also missing key members, the Ryston’s athletes who were there stepped up and we managed to finish a comfortable third on the day, giving us a decent chance of staying up. We will know by midweek whether we managed it. There was plenty of personal bests on the day. Che Plant managed three, 400m (57.99 secs) 2km Steeplechase (7:08:09 mins) and also throwing the hammer for the first time. Also gaining three personal bests was Lorena Latisaite 400m (69.19 secs), 2km Steeplechase (8.25.71mins 2nd) and Shot Put (7.17m). It was a good day of sprinting by the younger Ryston Athletes. In the Mens 100m both Quinton Houston (12.14 secs) and Anwar Bouilouta (12.48 secs 1st B String) managed to run personal bests. In the Womens 200m Caitlin Harris- Doy ran a new personal bet of 32.64 secs.  Other personal bests on the day were Kelly De-Gol in the 800m (2.37mins) and Holly Chen in the Long Jump (4.61m). There was good points scores in the following events, Mens Sprint Hurdles 2nd A string and 1st B string for Daniel Yellop and Gareth...

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Weekend Road News Update 14/08/16

On the roads, a handful of Ryston athletes enjoyed still and mild conditions over 5 miles and Half Marathon distances.  

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Ryston Runners Athletics Club is based in Kings Lynn and Downham Market and is one of the largest clubs of its kind in Norfolk. We are open to all ages and all abilities and offer a suitable level of support for all members, from beginners trying to get fit or juniors trying out athletics for the first time through to the more seasoned and elite athletes.

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