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”

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”

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”

Running in the countryside – Tips from a runner!

Life has changed in Wales over the past few weeks due to the Covid-19 virus and the lockdown – but one positive implication of social distancing whilst exercising is that we have taken the opportunity to explore more of the open spaces on the edge of towns and cities, finding new and exciting trails toContinue reading “Running in the countryside – Tips from a runner!”