Weekly Roundup, Sep 2nd – Sep 8th

  • September 8, 2019

Vests on Tour

Cala Millor, Islas Baleares, Spain

Pefkos, Rhodes



Castle Combe Duathlon

Well done to Steve Hamer for getting scoring a PB at the Castle Combe Duathlon this week.

Newport Five

The inaugural Newport Five took place on Friday evening in aid of St David’s Hospice. Six club members raced with Nicola Jukes taking first place (powered by go faster daps!). Thanks to Chris Hill for the photo of Nic.


This week’s PBs were from Nick Webb who finished in 19:36, Hayley Jackson in 21:22, Stephen Price in 22:31, Lee Bool in 26:04 and Lisa James Lynch in 29:22

And after 7 years and 79 parkruns Ceri Caswell finally got a PB finishing in 24:48!

parkrun Tourists

Blyth Links

Rheinaue parkrun, Bonn, Germany

Roman Run

There was a great turnout as usual for the 16-mile Roman run from Brecon to Merthyr. there was 3rd place fro Hywel Diplock, a team win for the men and a number of PBs including an 11-minute improvement for Neil Beynon, a 6-minute PB for Katharine Collins and almost a 3-minute PB for Bobbie Swift.

3rd Male

1st Team

Well done Gavin Patterson, Ian Kent, Jonathon Astley and Hywel Diplock.

The Dare 12

Well done to Owain Williams who ran 45 miles in 12 hours in the Dare 12 in Aberdare on Saturday. That also included 6,000ft of ascent!

Ben Nevis Race

Kevin’s raced Snowdown, and now he’s raced Ben Nevis! Bet that was a tough race!

Great North Run

Laura, Kim, Marcus, Peter Hire, Susan Kelly and Sian’s Perry and Steadman were oop North for the Great North Run. I’m liking the official team photo.

Kim was running for a great cause and raised £526. You can still donate if you want to help her reach her goal of £600 – https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/kim-price4

Castle 2 Castle

The annual Castle 2 Castle race took place on Sunday with a 11-mile run between Caerphilly Castle and Cardiff Castle. There was a good turnout from the club with some using it as a training run for Cardiff Half next month.

Infinity Running Random Run 6 Hour

Rebeccah Williams ran the Infinity Running 6 Hour Random Run on Sunday completing 53k in 5:32:52.

Wentwood Trail 10k

I haven’t seen any photos from the race yet but Sam and Sian Jones ran with Sam finishing in 4th place just 5 seconds behind 3rd.

Lake Vyrnwy Half Marathon

Nic’s ‘Go Faster’ daps are clearly working with a big PB at the Lake Vyrnwy half marathon. She finished in 01:25:38!

Sunday Runs

Gilwern Canal

The One Where You Go For A Quiet Sunday Run and Have to Pose for a Selfie with Sharon

Gareth’s (Little Bit Hilly) Sunday Run

Sunday 10k

Roman Run Recovery

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