London Marathon Preview

On 4th of October 2020 the eyes of the world running community will be set on St James’s Park, London. The London Marathon will be celebrating its 40th edition albeit it will be a very different marathon with the event taking place without the championship, good for age and the masses. Due to the ongoingContinue reading “London Marathon Preview”

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)”

Records fall at Podium 5k as racing returns

Race Report supported by Antur Supply Co, specialists in outdoor equipment. After what feels like a lifetime, racing in the UK finally returned with the Podium 5k races on Saturday 8th August. Judging by the tremendously strong fields assembled by the organisers it seems that athletes were itching to get back and to test theirContinue reading “Records fall at Podium 5k as racing returns”

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”