Nordic Walking

We are running regular beginners courses so get in touch and let us get you started.

Once you have completed the beginners courses you can join our regular Nordic Walking activities.

EVENTS

We are committed to ensuring our events are safe and working within the UK Government guideline

Kevin and Team

Upcoming Events

Half-marathon/Marathon

St Edmunds Trail Half Marathon, Marathon & Ultra-Marathon

5 Dec 2021

The event is full!

Ickworth National Trust provides the superb setting for this brand these new trail races. Ickworth NT is 2 miles from Bury St Edmund. We will be offering the choice of Half Marathon, Marathon and a 50km.

Ultra-Marathon race forms part of Positive Steps Grand Slam. The other races are the Peddars Way Ultra and the Norfolk 100km. All three events must be completed in any order in a 12 month period to be awarded the Grand Slam tankard.

Distance: Half-Marathon, Marathon & Ultra-Marathon (50km)

Suitable for: All abilities

Medals: All finishers will be awarded a bespoke medal.

Places available: Event is full and has a waiting list

Ultra Marathon

Peddars Way Trail Ultra 2022

22 Jan 2022

The Peddars Way runs from the Suffolk border to the North Norfolk Coast, all very runnable and navigation is easy following the national trail throughout! Total distance is just over 48 miles.

Checkpoints at 14 miles, 27 miles and 34 miles.

Race forms part of Positive Steps Grand Slam. The other races are the Norfolk 100 km and our 50 km. All three events must be completed in any order in a 12 month period to be awarded the Grand Slam tankard.

Distance: 48 miles approx.

Suitable for: Experienced marathon runners.

Medals: Medals awarded to everyone who completes within 12 hours. Race forms part of Positive Steps Grand Slam.

Places available: 38 places left

Half-marathon/Marathon

Marriott’s Way Trail Marathon and Half Marathon 2022

13 Feb 2022


The Marriott's Way Trail Marathon follows the Marriott’s Way from Norwich with the Marriot's Way Trail Half-Marathon starting at Whitwell Station. Both races will finish in Aylsham.

Runners of all abilities welcome including complete beginners. Walkers also welcome.

A team of East Anglia Air Ambulance volunteers will be joining the support crew. £5 of your entry fee will be donated to the EAAA. All finishers will be awarded a bespoke medal.

Traffic free courses on disused railway line. A team of East Anglia Air Ambulance volunteers will be joining the support crew. £5 of your entry fee will be donated to the EAAA.

All finishers will be awarded a bespoke medal.

Distance: 13.1 or 26.2 miles approx.

Suitable for: Runners of all abilities are welcome including complete beginners. Walkers are also welcome.

Medals: All finishers will be awarded a bespoke medal.

Places available: 500

Challenge

Bury to Clare Challenge May 2022

8 May 2022

A linear 18 mile run or walk, in support of St Nicholas Hospice Care from Bury St Edmunds to Clare. A route over the gently undulating countryside of West Suffolk.

The route will be marked. The challenge is to complete the challenge within 8 hrs.

All finishers will receive a medal to mark their achievement. The medal is based on artwork titled night and day by Surinder Wardboys which is displayed in the hospice chapel.

£5 from your entry will go to the hospice.

Distance: 18 miles

Suitable for: Anyone.

Medals: All finishers will receive a bespoke medal to mark their achievement.

Places available: 500

Ultra Marathon

Norfolk 100km 2022

11 Jun 2022

After a loop around Castle Acre the route follows the Peddars Way to the coast at Holme next-the-Sea, before following the coastal path all the way to Sheringham and the finish at Beeston Hall School.

There will be a 16 hour time limit – all competitors finishing by 10 pm.

Race forms part of Positive Steps Grand Slam. The other races are our 50 km and Peddars Way Ultra. All three events must be completed in any order in a 12 month period to be awarded the Grand Slam tankard.

Distance: 100km

Suitable for: Experienced marathon runners.

Medals: Specially commissioned medal to all finishers

Places available: 150

Half-marathon/Marathon

Norfolk Coastal Trail Marathon and Half Marathon 2022

24 Sep 2022

The 2022 Norfolk Coastal Marathon will follow the route along a beautiful stretch of the north Norfolk coastline. The Marathon will Start at Holme Next The Sea and the Half Marathon will start at Burnham Overy Staithe. Both races will finish at Morston Quay.

We are pleased to be supporting the work of East Anglia Air Ambulance, £5 of your entry fee will be donated to them, some of their volunteers will be part of the crew on race day. We are also supporting the work of the National Trust who manage Morston Quay, £1 of your entry fee will donated to their work.

Distance: Marathon/Half-Marathon

Suitable for: All abilities

Medals: All finishers will be awarded a bespoke medal

Places available: Marathon 200 / Half-Marathon 300

Testimonials

"I just wanted to say thank you to everyone who made today possible. It must have been a headache organising everything but it was worth it. I had a fantastic morning and felt completely at ease throughout. Please pass on my thanks to the whole team of Marshalls etc.
Thank you so much,
Alice
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Alice Bury to Clare 2021

"Hi Kevin I just wanted to say as a first timer what a superb event you put on yesterday could you pass on my appreciation to you and all your fantastic crew you were all brilliant and I hope to see you all again. Many thanks
Andy
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Andy - Peddars Way 2021

"Just a quick email wishing you and your team good luck for Peddars way run this weekend. You have certainly helped runners out during lockdown with your continues determination to hold your events. Looking forward to the 100k in a few weeks. "

Andy - Grand Slam

"I’m on my way back to Reading via train, but I just wanted to thank you for another brilliant marathon!
The course was well marked, the check points were well stocked with water, snacks and squash and the marshals were very friendly and supportive.
Please, pass my thanks and praise to everyone involved at today’s race.
"

Costas - Kings Forest Marathon 2019

"Hello Kevin glad your event was successful, Barbara Dave & Daphne enjoyed volunteering, we did the easy bit.
We would be very happy to help on future events

Best wishes,
Barbara Dave & Daphne volunteers EAAA
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Barbara Dave & Daphne volunteers EAAA Marriott' 2019

"A huge thank you to you and the team for a great day.

The route marking was spot on, the food and drink brill and such an great atmosphere at the end.

My homing instinct carried on even after I finished; until, in fact I was back in Stow soaking in a hot bath!

All the best,
Jakki
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Jakki Bury to Clare 2019