Pollard the leading light for Newmarket Joggers

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Newmarket Joggers enjoyed plenty of success at the Thetford Forest 10K run, where Neil Pollard was among their top performers.

His time of 39 minutes and 58 seconds was enough for him to clinch first place, setting the standard for his team-mates in the process.

Clive Purbrook took up the challenge, crossing the finish line in 48.46 to win his particular age group, while Belinda Scofield’s time of 58.14 saw her triumph in her respective age category.

Elsewhere, Steve Edwards, Alan Shand and Purbrook featured in the Bungay Cross Country, with Bee Chapman clocking 57.54 in the Cani at the Thetford track.

n Newmarket Cycling and Triathlon Club’s Sheila Shead was among the 2,000 runners competing in the Inverness Half Marathon on Sunday.

Shead stopped the watch in two hours and 33 minutes, which saw her ranked 16th in the over-60 section.