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Tony Gavin continued his fine first half of 2019 by winning the annual Capel 5, a five-mile race held from Capel St Mary playing fields on Sunday.

MILDENHALL's resurgence continued with a fourth win from their last five matches, in the Read Brothers East Anglian Premier League, at the expense of local rivals Burwell & Exning on Saturday.

Ipswich celebrated their first victory of the season, at the ninth time of asking, in Division One of the Marshall Hatchick Two Counties Championship on Saturday.

Saint Edmund Pacers recorded a notable triple at the Sudbury Joggers Friday Five, held in warm and dry conditions from Great Cornard Sports Centre last Friday evening.

Defending champions SUDBURY had a fine day in the East Anglian Premier League on Saturday, both in terms of their own match and also the misfortune of others.

Suffolk welcomed another parkrun into the fold this morning, with the inaugural staging of the Thomas Mills parkrun in Framlingham.

Andrew Rooke retained his Framlingham Flyers Friday Five title as a bumper field took on the annual five-mile rural challenge, from Framlingham Sports Club tonight.

Helen Davies loves eating up the miles, on the roads, but she occasionally addresses her 'hatred' of the track, over the shorter distances.

Tony Gavin has made rapid strides over the last 12 months, and the Felixstowe Road Runner confirmed his big improvement with a notable victory at the Mike Todd Kirton Friday Five, the first race in the Friday Five Series.

The Suffolk quartet of Sudbury, Bury St Edmunds, Mildenhall and Copdock & Old Ipswichian all celebrated notable wins, during the seventh round of matches in the East Anglian Premier League on Saturday, as did title challengers Frinton-on-Sea.

Suffolk athlete Emily Moyes celebrated a notable victory when representing England at the Loughborough International last Sunday.

Suffolk athlete Harry Hughes put a year of injury woes behind him to throw the longest distance recorded by a British javelin thrower for seven years, at the Loughborough International on Sunday.

League leaders Frinton-on-Sea narrowly beat defending champions Sudbury by just four runs, in the fifth round of matches in this season's East Anglian Premier League.

Ben Carpendale won an exciting head-to-head tussle with Matt Spencer to lift the Woodbridge 10K title this lunchtime, while Helen Davies broke the female course record on her way to an impressive third-placed finish overall.

Suffolk athlete Helen Davies has been selected to run for Great Britain at the IAU 50km World Championships.

Lewis Sullivan led the way as four championship best performances were recorded at the annual Suffolk County Track & Field Championships, held on the Northgate track in Ipswich on Sunday.

Bury St Edmunds made the most of the best conditions to take the honours in the West Suffolk derby, away at neighbours Mildenhall in the East Anglian Premier League on Saturday.

Nick Goolab and Laura Weightman were crowned English Athletics National 5K champions, by clocking a pair of blistering times at the prestigious Ipswich Twilight races, held on the Waterfront yesterday evening.

Athletics correspondent Carl Marston is travelling around the region (and beyond) running in different parkruns. This week he heads to Lincoln

Hat-trick hero, Matt Blake, insisted that his Leiston team really needed to win tonight's Suffolk Premier Cup Final, to make up for the disappointment of a poor end to their league campaign.

Leiston 3 Felixstowe & Walton United 2

This weekend's Twilight 5K road races, which will include the England National 5K Road Race Championships, begins a busy schedule of running events throughout Suffolk and North-East Essex for the summer ahead.

Frinton-on-Sea top the table, after three matches in this season's East Anglian Premier League season, following a run-affected third round of matches on Saturday.

Coggeshall and Haverhill are joint top of Division One of the Marshall Hatchick Two Counties Championship, following the first three matches of the season, although Woolpit have also chalked up three wins from three fixtures in third spot.

Athletics correspondent Carl Marston is travelling around the region (and beyond) running in different parkruns. This week he heads to the Snowden Field parkrun in South Lincolnshire

Copdock & Old Ipswichian captain, Chris Swallow, is naturally delighted with his sides's fine start to the season, but he insists that there is still room for improvement.

Copdock & Old Ipswichian, champions Sudbury and Frinton-on-Sea are the only three teams with a 100 per cent record after the first two fixtures of the East Anglian Premier League season.

Woolpit, boosted by another big score from Andy Northcote, made it two wins out of two in the Marshall Hatchick Two Counties Championship with a 47-run win at Ipswich in the Suffolk derby on Saturday.

Personal best times were the order of the day as club athletes, fun runners and charity fund-raisers galore enjoyed ideal running conditions at the 39th staging of the London Marathon on Sunday.

Suffolk enjoyed a double success at today's London Mini Marathon, which preceded the main London Marathon.

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