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.
The walking football section of Beccles Town FC has been successful in the People’s FA Cup, qualifying for the national finals.
Holders Bungay Town Ladies have made it through to the final of the NWGFL League Cup after a 4-3 win at last season’s beaten finalists Thorpe United.
Norfolk Police said plans were in place to ensure this weekend’s much anticipated derby between Norwich and Ipswich at Carrow Road went ahead without a hitch.
Fine sunshine and a good westerly breeze greeted Beccles Amateur Sailing Club competitors throughout the weekend as series racing continued on Saturday as well as the Norfolk OD Open on Sunday.
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