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On the run: spotlight on Felixstowe parkrun

PUBLISHED: 11:47 13 May 2018 | UPDATED: 11:47 13 May 2018

Weather conditions were excellent for the latest Felixstowe parkrunm held on the promenade on Saturday. Pictures: FELIXSTOWE PARKRUN FACEBOOK PAGE

Weather conditions were excellent for the latest Felixstowe parkrunm held on the promenade on Saturday. Pictures: FELIXSTOWE PARKRUN FACEBOOK PAGE

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The Felixstowe parkrun, the youngest parkrun in Suffolk, continues to go from strength to strength, as a field of 279 proved at Saturday’s sixth staging on the promenade.

Runners, joggers and walkers were greeted by early morning sunshine on the Suffolk coast, with participants of all ages tackling the flat 5K course.

Since this event started, on April 7, there have been fields of 443, 320, 288, 267, 303 and now 279 running each Saturday morning.

Experienced runner, Malcolm Muir, an over-40 vetran from Ilford AC, was first home on Saturday in a time of 17mins 46secs, which was more than a minute off the curent course best set by Felixstowe Road Runners’ Danny Rock (16:31) on week four.

Felixstowe RR’s Jon Glanfield was second (18:14) and Joe Watts, of East End RR, was third (18:22). Emma Drury was the first lady in 20:24, some off the female course best of 18:47, posted by Laura Thomas, again on week four.

Paul Lambert is confident Ipswich Town can quickly overturn their five point deficit if they continue the progress they have made in the early weeks of his reign.

Ipswich Town left-back Jonas Knudsen says he is ready to talk to other clubs in January.

Ipswich Town manager Paul Lambert is clear on his January recruitment strategy following a meeting with owner Marcus Evans yesterday.

In our daily feature, we take a look at what happened on this day in Ipswich Town’s history. Today features John Wark scoring twice in a draw with Swindon, while the Blues progressed in the League Cup.

Ipswich Town assistant manager Stuart Taylor believes the international break has offered the perfect chance for the Blues squad to bond further following the arrival of Paul Lambert.

Ipswich Town midfielder Andre Dozzell believes he is finally back up to speed following his year-long injury absence.

England Under 20s beat Germany 2-0 at Colchester this evening. ANDY WARREN was there to see how Trevoh Chalobah, Andre Dozzell and Flynn Downes got on

Ipswich Town’s Under-23s beat their Crystal Palace counterparts 5-2 at Playford Road this afternoon. STUART WATSON gives his observations.

ANDY WARREN spoke to new Ipswich Town first-team coach Matt Gill about his time at Norwich and his start to life under Paul Lambert at Portman Road.

Ipswich Town trio Andre Dozzell, Flynn Downes and Trevoh Chalobah could have the chance to impress the club’s new management when England’s Under-20s take on Germany in Colchester tonight (7pm ko).

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