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Neil Featherby: Tough times for athletics amid recovery from Covid-19

Professional triathlete Joe Skipper during a recent training track race at the UEA Sportspark.Picture:Ben Meen Whilst I have mentioned in my last couple of columns about the tentative return to competitive athletics again here in Norfolk, it appears that it is not just the recent Covid-19 pandemic which is the only problem surrounding local athletics,…
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Neil Featherby: Local athletes are on their way back

Run Norwich has been cancelled this year Picture: Epic Action Imagery In the week that Run Norwich was officially cancelled for 2020, there was thankfully a couple of pieces of good news – Athletics Norfolk are to hold some events behind closed doors, and my old mate Tommy Hughes (from Gulladuff in Northern Ireland) won a half…
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The Right Advice – The importance of wearing good running shoes for running.

The importance of wearing good running shoes for running. Whilst wearing good quality running shoes do not cure injuries, they certainly do help to reduce the risk of impact injuries associated with running particularly with so many new people having recently discovered the many joys and benefits of this so very addictive form of exercise.…
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Neil Featherby: Jude loves barking out her advice across the world!

Jude Durrant most certainly holding on to that special enjoyment and satisfaction you get from running Picture: Neil Featherby Last week’s column briefly mentioned a local running and fitness coach who was keeping her run group motivated via the use of headphones as they all trained at the same time, albeit from a distance at…
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OFFICIAL RE-OPENING

Official Re-Opening As so many of you will know we have done our very best to keep Sportlink operating and of course staying involved with the running community as much as possible by way of online and mail order sales along with what I think is the very first direct home delivery service by a…
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Neil Featherby column: A huge loss to the running community in Norfolk

Malcolm Ball from North Norfolk Beach Runners sadly passed away recently Picture: Clive Hedges Whoever would have thought that this time last year, or indeed even in January, that so many plans for 2020 were going to be cancelled and virtual racing was going to become the most competitive form of running? Nevertheless, competitive running…
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SHOP ONLINE – NEW TERMS FOR RETURNS

PLEASE NOTE whilst in the past we have taken shoes back from customers who have done nothing more than a gentle mile in a pair of shoes purchased from us and then decided they are not for them, what with new government regulations we can no longer do this. Therefore please do make sure before…
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Neil Featherby: A warning – listen to what your body tells you

The correct footwear is essential for runners Picture: PA I know I touched on this a couple of weeks ago in my column, but this week I feel that I really must once again visit the subject of all those many people who have taken up running since lockdown. It's an important weekend for Norfolk…
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