Weekly Roundup, Jan 20th – Jan 26th
Vests on Tour
There were 4 PBs to report at parkrun this week with Jamie Parry inching towards sub-16 with a time of 16:08, Steven John Davies finishing in 18:33, John Howarth in 26:01 and Joanne Kilby in 31:36.
Cwm Nant-y-groes Fell Race
Conditions looked a little tasty for the inaugural Cwm Nant-y-groes Fell Race near Abertillery on Saturday. Good to see that a couple of green vests were out on the foggy hills.
Welsh Indoor Senior Championships
A huge result for Lauren Cooper at the Welsh Indoor Senior Championships. She took silver in the 1500m and also improved the club record with a time of 3:47.93.
A number of club members braved the wet conditions ion Sunday for the ‘Flattest Race on the Planet’. Despite the conditions, a number of club members scored course PBs.
Infinity Running Margam Park 10k
Mark and Rebeccah Williams were in Margam Park for the Infinity Running Margam Park 10k race. Mark finished fifth overall and Rebeccah took 5th lady.
Michelle and Kath’s 15-Miler
National Running Show
This weekend saw the National Running Show taking place at the NEC in Birmingham and apart from filling their boots with freebies, club members also seek out running legends for selfies.
I Survived Milo’s Fun Run
Lee has been reminiscing about the infamous Cardiac race a few years back.
“Me and Milo started the race and went and sat in the pub. I had a quick couple of pints and then went back outside. We honestly couldn’t believe the change in the weather. It turned from decent weather to horrendously cold and wet conditions. Then when we saw Andrew Dickens romping home in second place and not a soul in sight behind him the penny dropped the field had gone back around again.
By this time it was getting colder and colder and I’d never seen so many blue people in all my life. They looked like they had just witnessed the apocalypse ???? Then back in the pub Milo did the prize giving as if nothing had happened while people were lying on the floor. I’ve honestly never seen anything like it ????”
And Then There’s Sharon