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  • 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
  • July 15, 2018

    Weekly Roundup, July 9th - 15th

    Lauren Cooper: Welsh Champion! We have a Welsh Champion in the Green Army! Lauren Cooper competed in the Welsh Championships and was crowned Welsh Champion in the 2000m steeplechase. What an achievement! Vests on Tour Daisy Evans (Dolomites, Italy) Ethan Sayce (Gran Canaria) Nathan Harper (Santorini, ...more
  • July 8, 2018

    Weekly Roundup, July 2nd - July 8th

    GLCL Road Series Race 4: Machen With just 2 fixtures left in the GLCL Road Series, it was important for as many club members to make an appearance and you all didn't disappoint. Lliswerry had chosen a new trail course near Machen which featured many a steep climb including a long pull from the start. Despite the ...more
  • July 1, 2018

    Weekly Roundup, June 25th – July 1st

    Spartan Super Owen Davies raced the Spartan Super at Aston Down aerodrome last Saturday but just missed out on the Weekly Roundup. He managed 13th in his age group heat. The super tough course included the infamous ‘Valley of Death’ - a 2km long Valley stuffed full of obstacles only reached by steep ascents and ...more
  • June 29, 2018

    Iron Trail 5 2018: Results

    Here are the results for the 2018 Iron Trail 5 race organised by club member Phillip Miles. There may be some spelling mistakes and hopefully all the times have been transferred to the website correctly.  The full original results are provided at the bottom of the page. Thanks to all that participated and helped ...more
  • June 24, 2018

    Weekly Roundup, June 18th – June 24th

    Vests On Tour James Ashley (Central Park, NYC) Steve Jones Mile Race Race 2 in the Steve Jones Mile Series and the weather was perfect for a lung-busting run around the lake. The race attracted some international-class athletes but don't let that put you off from entering. There's one race left in the series ...more
  • June 17, 2018

    Weekly Roundup, June 11th – June 17th

    Vests on Tour Helen Williams (Cyprus) Nicola Haines Jones (Lake Annecy, France) Cathy Johnson (Lanzarote) Jayne Rist (Lake Bled, Slovenia) Jayne Rist (Rovinj, Croatia and Pula, Croatia) Phillip Miles (Cadaqués, Spain) Kathryn Price (Rialto Bridge, Venice) Rose Inn: Race 2 The second race ...more
  • June 10, 2018

    Weekly Roundup, June 4th – June 10th

    Vests on Tour Georgina Seed (Pompeii) Undy C25K GLCL Road Series: Penallta We had an outstanding turnout from the Green Army at the 3rd GLCL Road Race Series in Penallta with, according to the GLCL, 98 runners participating which was only 5 runners behind Lliswerry. This equates to 20% of the ...more
  • June 3, 2018

    Weekly Roundup, May 28th – June 3rd

    Last Week's Leftovers Crocodile 8 A dozen club members tackled the Crocodile 8 multi-terrain race on Sunday afternoon. This was a great turnout considering only two club members ran the race in 2017. The 8.8-ish mile course featured hill, steep steps and plenty of mud! Bolamaen 2018 Bolamaen is a new race ...more
  • May 27, 2018

    Weekly Roundup, May 21st – May 27th

    Last Week's Leftovers Welsh Masters League: Fixture 2 (Neath) Lee Aherne, Sam Jackson, Sam Lewis Jones and Adam Roberts attended the second fixture in the Welsh Master League in Neath last Sunday and were supported by Hayley and Peter Jackson, Adam's wife and of course Eirwen. Race report from Lee: 800 ...more
  • May 20, 2018

    Weekly Roundup, May 14th – May 20th

    Brecon 3-4-5 The second race in the popular Brecon 3-4-5 race took place on Tuesday with Sam Jones, Gavin Patterson, Richard Sheehy and Phillip Miles competing. Sam Jones finished in 4th place in a time of 23:01 with Gavin Patterson not far behind in 23:24. There would be some photos of the race but I think I need to give ...more
  • May 13, 2018

    Weekly Roundup, May 7th – May 13th

    Devauden 10k The Devauden 10k took place on Bank Holiday Monday with Damian Caswell, Sam Jones,Richard Sheehy, Alan Nash & Sian McGoldrick competing. Unfortunately the only photo I could find from the day was a poor quality mobile phone shot. Craig Yr Allt Fell Race Fell running fan Kevin Hale spent a ...more
  • May 7, 2018

    Weekly Roundup, April 30th – May 6th

    Vests on Tour Caroline and Mike Matthews have been sunning it in the Dominican Republic and took their vests along for the ride so that they could get a 3.7 mile run along the beach for Matt Campbell #FinishForMatt. Couch to 5K 2018 Programme We had an amazing turnout for the first session of the C25K 2018 ...more
  • April 29, 2018

    Weekly Roundup, April 23rd – April 29th

    Vests on Tour Gary Bartram was in Norwich towards the end of the week and whilst touring the city he made sure he took his vest every step of the way. Cardiff Summer Series 1 Mile The Cardiff Summer Series 1 2 3 4 kicked off on Friday with the 1 mile race and we had a great turnout from the ...more
  • April 22, 2018

    Weekly Roundup, April 16th – April 22nd

    Hospice of the Valleys Six Mile Road Race The annual Hospice of the Valleys race took place today and thanks to so many at the club we had a unbelievable turnout from the Green Army. With team members at other races we still had one of the biggest team photos ever! The race raised £1,000s for the Hospice and ...more
  • April 16, 2018

    Weekly Roundup, April 9th – April 15th

    Spartan 5k Last Sunday, OCR fan Owen Davies competed in the 5k Spartan Race in the competitive age group heat. "Was super tough in wet conditions but a good challenge. Very intense in those heats though. I’ve got the 15k and the 22k coming up over the next few months. These races are the focus of all my training ...more
  • April 8, 2018

    Weekly Roundup, April 2nd – April 8th

    Gilwern Grunt Heavy rain and a bit of snow didn't deter Richard Sheehy, Kevin Hale, Laura Hire and Terry Vaughan from attacking the Gilwern Grunt. Thigh deep water and slippery slopes made the course even more challenging than usual and in the interest of safety the course was slightly shortened. Laura: I ...more

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