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Course records tumble at Mildenhall Tri 2017!
Course records tumbled as multisport returned for the second year at the Mildenhall Triathlon Festival 2017.

Some 117 athletes took part on Sunday 13 August in Mildenhall Tri – the Abbeycroft Leisure Triathlon Festival.

They started with a 300 metre swim in Mildenhall Swimming Pool, before a fast, flat 20km cycle (38km Sprint+) past RAF Mildenhall and Lakenheath, before finishing with a picturesque 5km run (10km Sprint+) along the River Lark.

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RecoverRace success in 2017!

Some 300 runners took in the picturesque sights of north Suffolk to raise funds for the rehabilitation charity Focus 12 at the inaugural RecoverRace last weekend.

Hosted by the Highwaymans B&B in Risby, near Bury St Edmunds, the new HaverSports event saw runners compete in a half marathon, 12k and fun run races on Sunday 30 July.

Tony Bacon won the Focus ½ marathon with a time of one hour 20 minutes 28 seconds, with the first lady home Odette Robinson in 1.23.51. First to cross the finish line in the Focus 12k was Kyle Norris in 48 minutes, with Nicky Chapman the first woman to finish in 58.02. In the Focus 1.2 mile family fun run, Jake Hayward was the first boy across the line in seven minutes 11 seconds, with the leading girl Poppy Hudson in 10.14.

In total 136 athletes completed the 12k, 126 the half marathon and 24 the fun run.

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New running festival for Bury St Edmunds!

Bury St Edmunds will host an exciting new running festival this autumn.

HaverSports, which has delivered the Haverhill Running Festival since 2014, is teaming up with Unique Bars to deliver the new St Eds’ Running Festival.

Taking place on Sunday 29 October, the festival will include a half marathon, full marathon, 10 kilometre and fun run races, all in aid of both Bury Town Pastors and My WiSH Charity which supports West Suffolk Hospital.

The running festival will be held at Abbeycroft Leisure’s new Skyliner Leisure Centre in Moreton Hall, offering runners the opportunity to run out through the surrounding picturesque Suffolk countryside of Thurston, Pakenham and Great Barton.

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