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”

Armagh 5k and 3k Race Report

The Armagh International Road Race is always a hotly anticipated race in the running calendar due to its combination of super-fast course and consistently stacked field. It is a super-fast race which attracts top runners from across the world. This year was no different with athletes from the United States, Poland, Finland, Denmark and acrossContinue reading “Armagh 5k and 3k Race Report”