Paramedic Dale Gedge saved Tim Warner's life after he suffered a cardiac arrest during the Norwich 10k. Picture: Ian Burt The last time Tim Warner took part in Run Norwich, he died. Paramedic Dale Gedge saved Tim Warner's life after he suffered a cardiac arrest during the Norwich 10k. Picture: Ian BurtThe Dereham father “dropped dead” for six minutes, having suffered a cardiac arrest 200m from the race’s finish line. Having survived thanks to the lightning-quick responses of a nearby off duty paramedic, Mr Warner will be returning to the 10k event just a year on from his heart attack. Mr Warner, who owns WW vans and autos said: “I was dead before I hit the floor. My knees went wobbly and then I don’t remember anything else. A paramedic, Dale Gedge, was about 20m away and saw me go down.“If it wasn’t for him giving me CPR and someone finding a defibrillator and Medipack so quickly, I wouldn’t be here.”Paramedic Dale Gedge saved … [Read more...] about Man who dropped dead at Run Norwich returns a year later with his paramedic and surgeon
Opinion Norse Group in week one with a few looks of “what is this guy who is training us all about?” Picture: Neil Featherby Archant Having spent several years coaching and advising runners of all standards, four weeks ago I took on a new running group which has been put together through the Norse Group who are the main sponsor for this year’s Run Norwich 10k on August 5. The FOP Group for which running is most certainly an important part of the daily lives. Picture: Neil Featherby After sifting their way through several requests from potential candidates, the company came to me with their selected dozen asking me to help train them up for this year’s race which already has 7,000 runners entered for what will be the fourth staging of this big city centre event. My initial meeting with the group was at the company offices before then moving on to Felthorpe Park to do our first session together. However, it soon became very apparent that this selected … [Read more...] about Neil Featherby: Training for Run Norwich has already started for this group and they’re embracing it…I think!
PUBLISHED: 11:16 13 March 2018 Sophie Wyllie Competitors in Run Norwich 2017 in the city centre. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY Archant General entry for Run Norwich 2018 has sold out. Competitors in Run Norwich 2017 in the city centre. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY There are only under 200 charity places left for the 10K race which will see thousands of runners pound the streets of Norwich city centre on Sunday August 5. The free charity spots are in aid of the Community Sports Foundation. More than 6,800 places for the annual event sold out just six weeks after entries opened. It is the fourth year of the 10K race which will take in a number of the city’s most famous landmarks including The Forum, Norwich Castle and Norwich Cathedral. Neil Gilding, a member of the Run Norwich Race Operations Board, said: “Entries have rocketed since the race launched in January. “We are absolutely delighted that so many people want to be part of Run Norwich and are very much looking … [Read more...] about General entry for Run Norwich 2018 sold out
PUBLISHED: 08:46 12 February 2018 | UPDATED: 08:46 12 February 2018 Harriet Orrell James Bloomfield who is doing a charity run in memory of Tom Ship. James pictured with Tom's family, wife Charlotte, daughter Megan and son James. Picture: ANTONY KELLY Archant Norfolk 2018 A football coach is joining thousands of other competitors to take on the Run Norwich 10km race. James Bloomfield who is doing a charity run in memory of Tom Ship. Picture: ANTONY KELLY James Bloomfield, 24, has been inspired to go the distance in memory of Tom Ship, a father-of-two who died suddenly at just 44 years old in December. “I’m running for Pancreatic Cancer UK,” said James. “This is a fantastic opportunity to raise awareness of the charity and I’m amazed at how strong Tom’s family are. “I hope that with the help of kind sponsors we can raise further awareness of pancreatic cancer and the charity.” James Bloomfield who is doing a charity run in … [Read more...] about Football coach to take on Run Norwich in memory of player’s father
PUBLISHED: 10:58 25 January 2018 | UPDATED: 10:58 25 January 2018 Entires for Run Norwich 2018 are now open. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY Archant Entries for Run Norwich 2018 are now open. Registration opened at 9am on Thursday morning for the 10K race, which will take place on Sunday, August 5. It will be the fourth staging of the event, which is organised by the Norwich City FC Community Sports Foundation, and around 5,000 runners are expected to take part this year. The race is for runners of all abilities and whatever your level of experience, the event welcomes entries from anyone. The route passes some of the city’s most iconic landmarks including Norwich Castle, The Forum and Norwich Cathedral. Last year saw Cardiff AAC’s Michael Kallenberg take victory in 31:12 ahead of Ash Harrell (City of Norwich AC) second in 32:16. Winchester & District AC’s Emma Risbey took victory in the women’s race in 37:21 with Colchester athlete Sarah Stradling second in … [Read more...] about Entries for Run Norwich 2018 now open