Weekly Roundup, December 31st – January 6th

  • January 6, 2019

Vest on Tour

Saint Martin

Albufeira, Portugal

Llandeilo NYE 10 Miler

Marcus, Kim and Richard (plus Mark Williams not pictured) travelled to Llandeilo on New Year’s Eve for the hilly Llandeilo 10-miler.

Wye Wander

Another New Year’s Eve race and this time in Chepstow for the Rogue Runs Wye Wander – a 5-mile trail race in Piercefield Park which features a dip in the water. Sam Lewis Jones came 2nd place and Julie Cashell won her age category (her second win in two days).

Nos Galan

As usual, there was a huge turnout on New Year’s Eve from the Green Army for the annual Nos Galan race in Mountain Ash. Not sure how everyone got on but Lauren squeezed in one last PB.

New Year’s Day Double parkrun

Bryn Bach & Aberbeeg

A whopping 67 club members ran both the Bryn Bach and Aberbeeg parkruns.

Thanks to Michael Halpin for the photos.

She’s Back!

Cardiff & Barry

Post-parkrun, two brave club members braved the cold Barry waters for a New Year’s Day dip!

Yet Another parkrun!

This week’s PBs – Tom Webb who finished in 18:08, Nick Webb who finished in 20:25, Beth Jones who finished in 22:23, Martyn Powell who finished in 24:15 and Lee-Anne Taylor who finished in 27:29.

Caroline’s 50th parkrun!

parkrun Tourists

Higginson parkrun and Somerdale Pavilion parkrun

Street parkrun

Merthyr parkrun

No photos from Merthyr but well done to Katharine Collins for taking 1st lady!

Kymin Winter Race

Sam and Sian Jones and Nicky Osman were in Monmouth on Saturday for the 4.2 mile Kymin Winter Race. Sam finished in third position.

GLCL XC: Monmouth

The first GLCL XC fixture of the year and a return visit to Humble by Nature near Monmouth. Organised by Spirit of Monmouth, the course was slightly different to last year taking an extra field or two and running anti-clockwise. As always, we were well represented with over 50 club members running. Jamie Parry was first home for the club finishing in second place with Hywel Diplock not far behind in 5th place. Well done to Hayley Edwards for completing her first cross country with the club after only recently joining.

You Can’t Visit the Farm and Not Visit the Residents

Peace Out


Resolution Run

Darren Swift was in Portsmouth for the Hayling Island Resolution Run, a 4.4 mile looped race. Darren completed 4 laps.

Sunday Runs

Malta Fat Club

The Malta Fat Club has begun! Started on January 1st, these 8 club members need to lose a combined weight of 9st 9lbs in time for the Malta trip in April. The final weigh in will be at parkrun on April 21st and the top two biggest losers will take the £80 prize pot.

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