Running Review Cymru

Covering all aspects of Welsh endurance running including athlete interviews, reviews and previews of running races in Wales and beyond, training tips and recommendations for running routes in Wales.

  • Road running;
  • Cross country running;
  • Trail running;
  • Fell and mountain running;
  • Long distance and ultra running.

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Epic Welsh Runs – Porthmadog, Borth y Gest and Morfa Bychan coastal run

Starting Point: Circular route so you can start anywhere along the route (Porthmadog, Borth y Gest or Morfa Bychan). Type: Circular Length: Long loop – 10 miles; Medium Loop 6 miles; Elevation Gain: Long loop 500 feet; Medium loop 430 feet; Terrain: Road, trail, sand but road trainers should be sufficient. Facilities on Route: ToiletsContinue reading “Epic Welsh Runs – Porthmadog, Borth y Gest and Morfa Bychan coastal run”

Epic Welsh Runs – Wales Coastal Path (Cliff Hotel, Gwbert to Mwnt)

Starting Point: Entrance to the Cliff Hotel, Gwbert Type: Out and back Length: Just under 8 miles /12.8 km Elevation Gain: 1135 ft / 345m (less if you don’t climb Foel y Mwnt) Terrain: Trail with a small section on the road Facilities on Route: Toilets and a beach shop in Mwnt If you areContinue reading “Epic Welsh Runs – Wales Coastal Path (Cliff Hotel, Gwbert to Mwnt)”

Next time I race I’m hopeful of being back to my best

We had the pleasure of catching up with Wales’ pre-eminent long distance runner, Swansea Harrier Dewi Griffiths to see how he was adapting to the current circumstances and the lack of racing. Asics runner Dewi is considered to be one of Britain’s best marathon runners having run 2.09.49 at the Frankfurt Marathon in 2017. HeContinue reading “Next time I race I’m hopeful of being back to my best”

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