• April 14, 2019

    Weekly Roundup, April 9th - April 14th

    Poster Girls This week we had not one but two club members being used to lure people into entering different races. Police Sport UK Cross Country Championships 2019 Ian Munro travelled up to Lancaster on Wednesday to represent the Gwent Police Running Section in the 2019 Police Sport UK Cross Country ...more
  • April 7, 2019

    Weekly Roundup, April 1st - April 8th

    Vests on Tour Holywell Bay, Cornwall Arona, Tenerife Xiamen, China parkrun There were six PBs to report at this week's parkrun with Martin Thomas finishing in 18:15, Beth Jones in 21:43, Chris Cummings in 22:12, Stephen Price in 22:45, Donna Henderson in 27:50 and Paddy Costello in 29:02. parkrun ...more
  • March 31, 2019

    Weekly Roundup, March 25th - March 31st

    Vests on Tour Mâcot-la-Plagne, France Rogue Runs Night Race 4 Thursday saw the last in the Rogue Runs Night Race Series and after coming second, fourth and fourth in the last three races, Sam Lewis Jones took the win! Well done also to Melissa Pearce for taking 1st FV45. If you haven't run a nice race ...more
  • March 24, 2019

    Weekly Roundup, March 18th - March 24th

    Vests on Tour Wadi Rum, Jordan Port Isaac Mount Fansipan, Vietnam (I think) Tracky Tops on Tour Port Stanley, Falkland Islands Iasi, Romania Glastonbury Tor parkrun There were four PBs to report this week with Tom Webb running under 18 minutes for the first time finishing in 17:58, Ethan ...more
  • March 17, 2019

    Weekly Roundup, March 11th - March 17th

    Vests on Tour Ellmau, Austria parkrun Despite the conditions this morning, there were five PBs to report - Beth Jones who finished in 21:53, Marcus Smith in 22:40, Chris Cummings 23:10, Martyn Powell in 23:56 and Susan Kelly in 33:14. Welcome back Cyril Williams who returned after a hernia operation and Nick ...more
  • March 10, 2019

    Weekly Roundup, March 4th - March 10th

    UK Inter Counties Cross Country Lauren Cooper Harry Davies Sam Lewis Jones and Hywel Diplock travelled to Loughborough for the UK Inter Counties Cross Country. The event incorporates the Cross Challenge and is used as a selection for the GB cross country team so it features many of the best runners in the country. ...more
  • March 3, 2019

    Weekly Roundup, February 25th - March 3rd

    Vests on Tour Rome No need to ask Rachel and Tony, 'but did you run?'. "Efforts around the Colosseum". Bansko, Bulgaria Chamrousse, France Alpe d'Huez, France Melissa's Spooky Night Run Melissa preparing for her Blair Witch run in the woods! parkrun There were three PBs to report this ...more
  • February 24, 2019

    Weekly Roundup, February 18th - February 24th

    Vests on Tour Myanmar Bansko, Bulgaria Even though it's -16C, you would have thought the Chief would have taken one for the team and worn the famous Green Vest, especially as the Ski World Cup was on! parkrun There was one PB to report at parkrin this week. Well done Maggie James running 34:03. That's 3 ...more
  • February 17, 2019

    Weekly Roundup, February 10th - February 17th

    Vests on Tour Amsterdam The Alamo, San Antonio BUCS Nationals, Sheffield I Ran Marathons Valentine’s Series, San Antonio, TX To celebrate 26 years of marriage, the Swifts travelled across the pond to San Antonio, Texas to run 26 miles in the I Ran Marathons Valentine’s Series race. par...more
  • January 27, 2019

    Weekly Roundup, January 21st - January 27th

    Vests on Tour Bangkok, Thailand parkrun There were two PBs to report this week with Joanna Summerfield finishing in 21:27 and Cath Cross who finished in 30:52. Cath had been trying for a PB for 18 months and with a little pacing from Laura Hire achieved her goal. parkrun Tourists Burnham and Highbridge ...more
  • February 3, 2019

    Weekly Roundup, January 28th - February 3rd

    BUCS Cross Country Championships Lauren Cooper travelled to Exeter on Saturday for the BUCS (British University & Colleges Sports) Cross Country Championship. She finished 37th out of a field of 619! And you can count on Lauren to make sure the famous Green Vest gets an airing. parkrun There ...more
  • February 10, 2019

    Weekly Roundup, February 4th - February 9th

    Farewell Adam Roberts Yesterday’s GLXC fixture was Adam Roberts last race with us before heading off to the Falklands for 6 months and then onto Anglesey. Here’s a message from our Chairman:- Unfortunately for us, Adam is being sent to the Falklands by the RAF for a 6 month stint following which he is ...more
  • January 20, 2019

    Weekly Roundup, January 14th - January 20th

    Vests on Tour John O'Groats Welcome Back Keri It was great to have Keri back training with the club after being out of the country for the past four months on her last overseas tour in Oman. Nick Smith in Parliament Nick Smith was one of the Tellers at the crucial Brexit vote on Tuesday and it ...more
  • January 13, 2019

    Weekly Roundup, January 7th - January 13th

    Vests on Tour Italy Rogue Runs Night Race Series: Cannop The second race in the night series and it was back to the Forest of Dean for another fun run around the woods. Sam Lewis Jones, who finished in 4th position, as joined by Martin Chammings, Melissa Pearce, Rebeccah Williams, Marcus Smith, Suzie Tew and ...more
  • January 6, 2019

    Weekly Roundup, December 31st - January 6th

    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 ...more
  • December 30, 2018

    Weekly Roundup, December 24th - December 30th

    Vests on Tour Sydney, Australia Port Talbot! The Dude Christmas Eve Chartist Cave Run Christmas Eve signifies the annual run up to the Chartist Caves near Trefil. Organised by Sam Standerwick (with help from Mathew Ellis) the run is well attended and this could either be down to the caves being ...more
  • December 22, 2018

    Weekly Roundup, December 17th - December 23rd

    Vests on Tour Corralejo, Fuerteventura Playa del Ingles Christmas Parlauf Relays There was another successful Parlauf Relay at the track session this week. Nicola Haines Jones had done a superb job of seeding the teams to make sure there was an even battle. The winners of this year's relay was ...more
  • December 16, 2018

    Weekly Roundup, December 10th - December 16th

    Vests on Tour Holmenkollen Olympic Ski Jump, Oslo, Norway Albert Embankment, London parkrun There were no PBs to report this week but that's not surprising given the conditions. parkrun Tourists Dave Kempton and Stephen Williams were at Aberdare this week. Dave came first in his age category which was a ...more
  • December 9, 2018

    Weekly Roundup, December 3rd - December 9th

    Vests on Tour Wimbledon Rogue Runs Night Race Series: Mallard's Peak Great to a see a couple of new faces this year at the start of the Rogue Runs Night Race Series in the Forest of Dean. Well done to Kim Price, Melissa Pearce, Sharon Woods and Rebeccah Williams for bagging 2nd ladies team! Thanks to ...more
  • December 2, 2018

    Weekly Roundup, November 26th - December 2nd

    Vests on Tour Funchal, Portugal parkrun With Gwent League XC there were less runners out there so no PBS to report but it was Sharon Newell’s first parkrun after injuring her ankle in August and it was also her 50th parkrun! Congratulations also to Ros Jones who ran her 50th parkrun at Bryn Bach ...more


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