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Athletics correspondent Carl Marston is travelling around the region (and beyond) running in different parkruns. This week he heads to Hockley Woods in South-East Essex

The overlap of cross country and road running is always a busy time. Athletics correspondent Carl Marston spotlights various events, recent and future, and plots Suffolk runner Jack Millar’s fine progress on the international stage

Ramadan Osman and Sara Bird celebrated individual victories at the final race in the NESS (North Essex & South Suffolk) Cross Country League, hosted by Halstead Road Runners at Gosfield School on a sunny Sunday morning.

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

Martin Tilley turns 80 this weekend, and he plans to celebrate by running the Bury St Edmunds parkrun!

Stowmarket Town 2 Brantham Athletic 1

Colchester Harriers wrapped up their first North Essex & South Suffolk (NESS) Cross Country League title in eight years, after dominating the fifth and penultimate meeting, hosted by Hadleigh Hares at Holbecks Farm, Hadleigh, on Sunday.

In the latest in our Series on the ever-popular parkruns across Suffolk and North-East Essex, we spotlight yesterday’s windswept Great Cornard parkrun

Needham Market have bolstered their squad with the signing of experienced defender-cum-midfielder Russell Short, ahead of today’s home match against struggling Halesowen Town.

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

Helen Davies and Ramadan Osman blasted around a fast, flat 13.1-mile course, in excellent running conditions, to post fine individual victories at the annual Great Bentley Half-Marathon on Sunday.

Suffolk Schools enjoyed a successful day at the annual Anglian Schools Cross Country Championships, claiming three individual victories from the eight races at Abington Park, Northampton, on Saturday.

In the latest in our Series on the ever-popular parkruns across Suffolk and North-East Essex, we focus on the Felixstowe parkrun which braved the cold blast

Needham Market, buoyed by their last gasp victory over Biggleswade Town in midweek, face probably their biggest challenge of the season away at league leaders Kettering Town tomorrow afternoon.

Athletics correspondent Carl Marston is travelling around the region (and beyond) running in different parkruns. Here he heads to the Harrow parkrun in north London

Ruby Vinton produced a terrific sprint finish to retain her under-13 girls’ title at the South of England Cross Country Championships, which were staged at the notoriously tough Parliament Hill Fields on Hampstead Heath in north-west London on Saturday.

Needham Market 1 Biggleswade Town 0

Football writer Carl Marston dons his anorak to visit clubs in the region (and beyond) in his quest for a good football and a good cup of tea. Here he heads to Whitton United

Andrew Rooke and Daisy Glover both made it three-wins-out-of-three, in this season’s Suffolk Winter League, following the third event hosted by Stowmarket Striders at Haughley Park.

Helen Davies was not only the first female, but also first overall, as she produced a personal best performance at the Snetterton Race Track 10K on an ice-cold Sunday morning in Norfolk.

Top Suffolk athlete John (Jack) Millar celebrated his first appearance in an England senior vest, by taking two Maths exams!

In the latest in our Series of the ever-popular parkruns across Suffolk and North-East Essex, we put the spotlight on Saturday’s weekly Ipswich parkrun

Football writer Carl Marston dons his anorak to visit clubs in the region (and beyond) in his quest for good football and a good cup of tea. Here he heads to Hadleigh United

Colchester Harriers are closing in on the NESS (North Essex & South Suffolk) Cross Country League title, following another victory at the fourth meeting of the season, hosted by Ipswich JAFFA at the Suffolk Food Hall in the shadow of the Orwell Bridge at Wherstead on Sunday.

Whitton United 1 Godmanchester Rovers 2

Hadleigh United’s caretaker management team, of Andy Lambert and Andy Crisp, were delighted with their side’s spirited performance during Saturday’s narrow 1-0 home defeat to in-form Walsham-le-Willows.

Hadleigh United 0 Walsham-le-Willows 1

I spent a cold but pleasant few hours at Woodbridge School, watching the best young runners in our region take part in the annual Suffolk Schools Series ‘B’ Cross Country Championships today.

Ruby Vinton was a very impressive winner of the under-13 girls’ race, at the Suffolk County Cross Country Championships, held at Culford School on Sunday.

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