The Clubs 10k Handicap race is this Thursday 31st July.

       For those who have not run this distance, an alternative 5k will be available.






Welcome to Dereham Runners AC

Formed in 1986 by a group of runners lacking local facilities at which to train, Dereham Runners AC has evolved into one of the most successful ‘grassroots’ athletics clubs in the county.
Based at the Dereham Neatherd High School – close to where those very first running steps were taken – we have our own clubhouse on the playing field at the rear of the school. We enjoy the use of the school’s sports field and 8-lane grass running track during the summer months and with the provision of our own floodlighting are able to use the main playing field for our outdoor training sessions in the autumn/winter seasons. We also have the use of the main hall for the juniors' winter training and indoor sports hall athletics sessions.

We are a friendly club and we cater for all age groups and abilities. Our present membership ranges in age from 7 to 67. We offer support, UK Athletics qualified coaching and training in a wide range of track and field, road running and cross country disciplines.
Not all members are interested in competitive running – some train simply to keep fit or lose weight.

Our members also have the opportunity to take part in a multitude of competitive events, both at junior and senior level, in Norfolk and around the country – some even compete in various road running events around the world. We normally have at least one runner representing the club in the London Marathon each year. In recent years we have had people approach the club primarily to train for this particular race. We are proud to have been able to help them all achieve their personal goal and many have gone on to become long-term club members.

Our junior athletes have also achieved success in a variety of events over recent years, taking part in both the county and national indoor sports hall competitions and the Ryston Runners Grand Prix cross country race series.

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Posted 19 July 2014

Any events will be posted in the Events section, not in News …


Posted 30 June 2014

Our web site only shows 3 sponsors randomly. Apologies to our sponsors for poor visibility. …

Chris Baker selected for Commonwealth Games

Posted 22 June 2014

Chris result in European Athletics Team Championships and selected for Commonwealth Games …

What's on

Date Event Location  
31/07/14 Club 10km handicap Dereham Neatherd High School info
10/08/14 Gt Yarmouth half marathon Great Yarmouth info
23/08/14 Catton Park parkrun Catton Park info
31/08/14 Framlingham 10K Framlingham info
06/09/14 Stowmarket Striders Golden Mile Stowmarket info
14/09/14 Lowestoft Lowestoft info
27/09/14 Charity Canary Run RAF Coltishall info
05/10/14 Abington 10K and 2K Fun Run Abington Granta Park info
12/10/14 Perkins Great Eastern Run 21K Peterborough info
12/10/14 Martlesham Ipswich 10K Martlesham info
12/10/14 Marriott's Way Aylsham 10K Aylsham info
19/10/14 Race for Wildlife 5K 10K RSPB Lakenheath Fen info

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