Weekly Roundup, Sep 2nd – Sep 8th
Vests on Tour
Cala Millor, Islas Baleares, Spain
Castle Combe Duathlon
Well done to Steve Hamer for getting scoring a PB at the Castle Combe Duathlon this week.
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!
Rheinaue parkrun, Bonn, Germany
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.
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!
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
Roman Run Recovery