The weather may have been damp but the annual Bungay Black Dog Marathon produced one of the hottest finishes for years.
So, at last, marathon month has now arrived after weeks and months of hard training and many miles out on the road in all weathers.
Runners from many parts of the country will converge on Bungay on Sunday for the annual Festival of Running, staged by the Black Dog Running Club.
Bungay Town’s eagerly awaited Suffolk Senior Cup semi-final tie tomorrow has been postponed - their third call-off in eight days adding to further problems in their already crowded fixture list.
Bungay Town had yet another blank Saturday as their Suffolk Senior Cup quarter-final tie at Lakenheath fell victim to a waterlogged pitch — adding to an already grim fixture pile-up.
Interest in the Anglian Combination Mummery Cup ended at the quarter-final stage for Bungay on Saturday.
Bungay had to settle for a point at Aylsham on Saturday after a first half-hour in which they threatened to over-run their opponents.
There was a limited league program in both senior divisions as the Norfolk Senior Cup got underway.
A new Norfolk and Suffolk Youth League season got underway with age groups ranging from under-16s to all new under-7 teams.
Rookie handcyclist Andrew Darby took up the sport only three months ago, but claimed his first trophy at London’s Olympic Park.
Top match anglers who frequent the banks of the tidal River Yare may have to look to their laurels – there’s a new name on the block.
George Shipley broke the Norfolk Cricket League record for the highest individual score when he smashed 270 not out for Bungay A, as the Division 4SE leaders piled up 419-9 against hapless Great Yarmouth A.
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