Epic Welsh Runs – Newborough Forest and Ynys Llanddwyn

Starting Point: Newborough National Nature Reserve and Forest Car Park, just beyond the small village of Niwbwrch. LL61 6SG Parking: Ample parking but can get busy at peak times. £2.00 for first 2 hours then 40 p for every additional 20 minutes. Type: Circular Length: Commonwealth Trail – 8.5 miles (follow red signposts) Elevation Gain: 433 feetContinue reading “Epic Welsh Runs – Newborough Forest and Ynys Llanddwyn”

2020 Welsh Endurance Rankings

In what has been a very difficult year for everyone it has been extremely frustrating for athletes not to be able to partake in running races especially when other sports seem to be returning and moving forward at a faster pace in Wales. We’re sure that most runners have, at some point, questioned the pointContinue reading “2020 Welsh Endurance Rankings”

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”

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”