• 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
  • November 25, 2018

    Weekly Roundup, November 19th - November 25th

    Vests on Tour The Rists (Machu Picchu, Peru) The Rists are clearly going for the best Vest on Tour photo with this shot at Machu Pichu. But did the run? 🤔 The Rists (Los Picolas Beach, Mancora, Peru) Athletics Weekly Thursday was a huge day for me with the publication of 19(!) photographs in ...more
  • November 18, 2018

    Weekly Roundup, November 12th - November 18th

    Track Session - Now With Added Becher's Brook If you've never been to one of our track sessions, they now feature obstacles after the installation of a rather large jump. Sam Jones came prepared for the jump with his own Hobby Horse. Vests on Tour Sarah Coote - Niagara Falls OTT Ultra Photos Ka...more
  • November 11, 2018

    Weekly Roundup, November 5th - November 11th

    Vests on Tour The Rists Run Peru Whilst on holiday in Peru, the Rists decided to go full-on Vests on Tour mode with a 6-mile organised run of the Barranco district of the capital Lima. Peter Hire in Malta Kam Panesar in Barcelona Wolf Run: Winter Wolf Owen and Daisy took part in the Wolf Run: Winter ...more
  • November 4, 2018

    Weekly Roundup, October 29th - November 4th

    Vests on Tour Liz Carpenter-Davies (Fuerteventura) Sarah Williams (Lanzarote) Peter Hire (Malta) parkrun There were 3 PBs to report at parkrun this week - Huw Steadman in 20:13, Nick Webb in 20:41 and the ever-improving Kim Price in 22:16. parkrun Tourists Inaugural Aberbeeg parkrun A dozen ...more
  • October 28, 2018

    Weekly Roundup, October 22nd – October 28th

    Snowdonia Marathon 2018 Long training runs, long races, month and months of preparation. The Snowdonia Marathon took place this Saturday and there were some cracking results for the tough, tough course. Pre-Race During the Race Lee, Melanie and family made the annual trip to the race to support not ...more
  • October 21, 2018

    Weekly Roundup, October 8th – October 21st

    Spartan Race Windsor On the weekend of October 6/7th, Owen Davies competed in the last Spartan race of the season at Windsor. He competed in the tough 23km Beast race complete with 40 obstacles. He came 7th in his age group which was an excellent result. Race Awards Welsh Half Marathon Championships ...more
  • October 7, 2018

    Weekly Roundup, October 1st – October 7th

    Vests on Tour Nicola Jukes (Alanya, Turkey) parkrun There were two PBs to report this week with Gareth Richards finishing in 23:11 and Arlene Osman in 34:58. parkrun Tourists Pontypool Aberystwyth Cardiff Half Marathon Obligatory Kit Shots The night before the big day there were were a ...more
  • September 30, 2018

    Weekly Roundup, September 24th – September 30th

    Vests on Tour Alex Thomas (Pigeon Island, Kusadasi, Turkey) Chris Cummings (Disney's Blizzard Beach, Orlando Florida) Hope Chris did a lap of the beach! parkrun There were 8 PBs to report at this week's parkrun with  Martin Thomas finishing in 18:49, Richard Sheehy in 19:22, Stephen Dallow in 21:34, ...more
  • September 23, 2018

    Weekly Roundup, September 17th – September 23rd

    Vests on Tour Lauren Cooper (Tenerife) Sam Standerwick (Porthmadog) Lee and Melanie Phillips (Ovacik, Turkey) Mike Williams (Cornwall) Mike forgot his vest but he did run! Aneurin Leisure Sprint Triathlon Well done to Nathan Harper, Lee Phillips, Terry Watkins and Keri Young for braving the wind ...more
  • September 16, 2018

    Weekly Roundup, September 10th – September 16th

    Ironman Wales It was too late to include them in last week's Weekly Roundup but I couldn't leave them out this week. Congratulations to Calvin Thomas and Richard Price who both conquered the incredibly tough Ironman Wales in Tenby last Sunday. Calvin finished in 12:06:05 and Richard in 14:23:47. They were both ...more
  • September 9, 2018

    Weekly Roundup, September 3rd - September 9th

    Vests on Tour Louise Kirby (Portugal) Castle Combe Summer Chilly Duathlon Steve Hamer was at Castle Combe on Wednesday for the Summer Chilly Duathlon which consists of a 2 mile run followed by a 10 mile bike ride and finished with another 2 mile run. parkrun There were 6 PBs to report at a wet ...more
  • September 2, 2018

    Weekly Roundup, August 27th – September 2nd

    Perth City to Surf There was no way that Sian Jones would arrange to take Sam to Australia and NOT also arrange a race for him. Sian and Sam (and Sian's dad!) competed in the Perth City to Surf Half Marathon and Sam finished in an amazing 21st position and Sian bagged a PB finishing in 01:42! Machen ...more
  • August 26, 2018

    Weekly Roundup, August 20th – August 26th

    Vests on Tour The Steadmans and Lisa Cook (Kelchsau, Austria) Definitely a contender for the most scenic Vests on Tour photo! Lisa Cook (Palmanova, Majorca) Vests on Tour: Honeymoon Edition - The Carters (Windsor) The Monks and Callum Schofield (Pembrokeshire) Kind of a Vest on Tour - Kim Price (London) ...more
  • August 19, 2018

    Weekly Roundup, August 13th – August 19th

    Vests on Tour Katherine Williams (Trebinje, Bosnia and Herzegovina) Alex Thomas (Tallinn, Estonia) Katharine Williams (Cavtat, Croatia) The Osmans (Santa Maria, Cape Verde) La Sympathique 10K Whilst holidaying in France, Rhianydd Evans stumbled upon a race and thought it would be rude not to enter. ...more
  • August 12, 2018

    Weekly Roundup, August 6th - August 12th

    Vests on Tour Katherine Williams (Kotor, Montenegro) Katherine Williams (Sirogojno, Serbia) GLCL Road Series 5: Olive Tree, Cwmbran There Was a Call to Arms There Was Teamwork There Was First Place There Were Sprint Finishes Stan Lee Was Pipped at the Post There Were First Timers There Were ...more
  • August 5, 2018

    Weekly Roundup, July 30th – August 5th

    Vests on Tour Suzie Tew (Portugal) Damian Williams (Turkey) Summer Sizzler 5K Lee Aherne, Jamie Parry, Nick and Tom Webb and Sharon Newell were in Cardiff on Wednesday for the fast and flat Summer Sizzler 5K. The race didn't start well for Sharon Newell when she stumbled on a step and sprained her ankle ...more
  • July 29, 2018

    Weekly Roundup, July 23rd – July 29th

    Vests on Tour Suzie Tew (Vilamoura, Portugal) Ian and Teresa Davies (Cambrai, France) Brian Evans (South West Coast Path) SSAFA 5K Lee Aherne, Sam Lewis Jones and Sian Jones were in Cardiff on Wednesday evening for the fast and flat SSAFA 5K race. Lee Aherne finished in a fantastic time of 16:27, Sam ...more
  • July 22, 2018

    Weekly Roundup, July 16th - July 22nd

    Vests on Tour The Webbs (Majorca) The Swifts (Malaga) Stepping Outside Your Comfort Zone "For anyone too scared to try something new these photos were taken about 10 minutes apart. This was my first attempt at a 2000m steeplechase. Yes, I fell over, and nearly drowned, more than once. Yes, I had an asthma ...more


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