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”

Cake, Mud and Team Spirit – The joy of Cross Country

Given the lack of running action due to Covid-19 we thought it would be worthwhile looking back at the domestic cross country season that has recently come to a close – a discipline we feel that never gets enough exposure. We have the lowdown on the Gwent and North Wales Cross Country Leagues during theContinue reading “Cake, Mud and Team Spirit – The joy of Cross Country”

Dimond Shines at San Domenico 20

Normal life has recently taken a backseat to the Coronavirus pandemic outbreak as the virus continues to spread throughout the UK. This has naturally had a devastating impact on the race calendar with numerous postponements/cancellations. Having trained hard throughout the winter on dark, wet and windy evenings, athletes will be frustrated that they won’t getContinue reading “Dimond Shines at San Domenico 20”

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”

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”