Welsh marathon maestros show their class at Llanelli

It was a weekend for reorganised races with both Llanelli Half and the Nick Beer 10k taking place having previously been postponed during the stormy February weather. The weather was not exactly pleasant this weekend but good enough for the show to go on! Llanelli coast is well known for being one of the windiestContinue reading “Welsh marathon maestros show their class at Llanelli”

Welsh dominate Trafford 10k on St David’s Day

Despite the continued stormy weather and cancelled events there was still some excellent performances this weekend. At the very windy Trafford 10k it was an all-out domination from Welsh athletes with an excellent win for James Hunt (Cardiff AAC), 2nd for Andrew Davies (Stockport Harriers) and 3rd for Rowan Axe (Cardiff AAC). Rob Samuel (EryriContinue reading “Welsh dominate Trafford 10k on St David’s Day”

Parkrun in Wales – All you need to know!

When parkrun first appeared in Wales in February 2008, only 56 hardy souls completed the 5km run at Blackweir, Cardiff. Fast forward to 2020 and the run regularly gets around 900 people taking part. The record currently stands at a whopping 1192 runners. How many chips do they have we wonder? Since 2008, parkrun hasContinue reading “Parkrun in Wales – All you need to know!”

Welsh Cross Country Champs 2020

Saturday 22nd February 2020 saw the 116th running of the Welsh Cross Country Championships. The races took place at Pembrey Country Park, a venue that is fast becoming one of the best endurance running venues in Wales having recently held the Gwent League and the Welsh Road Relay Championships. After two consecutive weekends of heavyContinue reading “Welsh Cross Country Champs 2020”

Barcelona Half Marathon Review

Whilst the homeland was taking a battering from Storm Dennis over the weekend with many events cancelled the Welsh team were over in Spain taking part in the Barcelona Half Marathon. One of the first big city half marathons of the year, a stellar field was assembled including sub 60 man Abrar Osman as wellContinue reading “Barcelona Half Marathon Review”