Search

Thetford’s Charles Burrell Centre holds first cross country run of the year

PUBLISHED: 09:19 12 April 2017 | UPDATED: 09:19 12 April 2017

The Charles Burrell Centre's 5k cross country run in Thetford. Picture: Charles Burrell Centre

The Charles Burrell Centre's 5k cross country run in Thetford. Picture: Charles Burrell Centre

Archant

Runners of all ages and abilities from across the region were put through their paces at a cross country run.

The event, organised by the Charles Burrell Centre, welcomed 92 runners for the 5K run in Thetford.

The course weaved around Barnham Cross Common and parts of the surrounding forest before returning to the finish line at the centre in Staniforth Road.

The quickest time achieved for the off-road course was 18 Minutes and 40 seconds.

Joshua Grayson, the centre’s deputy manager and who coordinated the event, said “it is great seeing the hard work pay off and the community coming together to enjoy and support a local event.

“We managed to raise more than £350 for the centre and are now planning a 10k off-road trail run for later this year which we are really looking forward to.”

For more information about the centre visit Charles Burrell Centre on Facebook.

Other news

Yesterday, 10:56

The construction of 98 new energy-efficient houses has been marked by a traditional topping-out ceremony - with locally-brewed beer poured over roof tiles.

Yesterday, 10:42

Nearly a quarter of all the beds for mental health patients in Norfolk and Suffolk are currently closed, it can be revealed.

Yesterday, 10:20

A mountain bike and cash were stolen during a burglary in Watton.

Yesterday, 09:48

A man who went missing from a care home near Watton has been found safe and well.

Most Read

Yesterday, 10:20

A mountain bike and cash were stolen during a burglary in Watton.

Read more
Yesterday, 09:48

A man who went missing from a care home near Watton has been found safe and well.

Read more
Wednesday, October 12, 2016

A man involved in repeated alcohol-related, nuisance and violent incidents has been banned from being drunk in public.

Read more
Sunday, July 15, 2018

Police are concerned about the welfare of a vulnerable man who has gone missing in Griston.

Read more
Norfolk Police
Wednesday, September 6, 2017

A report from an independent monitoring body has described a “volatile” situation, and “unrest” taking place at HMP Wayland.

Read more
London

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 22°C

min temp: 12°C

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Watton and Swaffham Times e-edition today
E-edition

Show Job Lists

Newsletter Sign Up

Watton and Swaffham Times weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy