• August 18, 2019

    Weekly Roundup, Aug 12th - Aug 18th

    Vest on Tour Kos Lagos, Portugal Palma Nova Rose Inn Series: Race 4 Well done to Nicola Jukes who took 1st FV45 in the final race of the 2019 Rose Inn Races Series. Steve Jones 1 Mile Race Series The last race in the Steve Jones Mile Race Series took place on Friday. It's August, it's in ...more
  • August 11, 2019

    Weekly Roundup, Aug 5th - Aug 11th

    GLCL Road Series Finale The GLCL Road Series drew to a close this week with the final race taking place in Cwmbran. The men started the race in a strong position at the top of division A and with outstanding performances from the guys they finished first overall in the series along with 1st in the Men's B and C ...more
  • August 4, 2019

    Weekly Roundup, July 29th - Aug 4th

    Vests on Tour Zakynthos Marseillan Plage Murder Mile The very tough Murder Mile took place on Friday evening and there were a number of club members who willingly paid to run/walk/crawl up the VERY steep hill. At least there was a beer at the end. Thanks to Mike Kelly for the cracking photo of ...more
  • July 28, 2019

    Weekly Roundup, July 22nd - July 28th

    Vests on Tour Crete SSAFA 5k There was a good turnout at the SSAFA 5k on Wednesday although looks like someone may have forgotten their vest ;) Hayley scored a PB finishing in 21:23, Nic won her age category and Lauren won 1st female! Thanks to Paul Stillman for the photos.   park...more
  • July 21, 2019

    Weekly Roundup, July 15th - July 21st

    Welsh Masters Brecon 800m Welsh Masters Champion A big congratulations to Sarah Coote who was crowned 800m Welsh Masters Champion this weekend and also scored a 4 second PB in the process. 5000m Welsh Masters Champion Good to see that Lee recovered from his night out at the Nag's Head on Friday to take the top ...more
  • July 7, 2019

    Weekly Roundup, July 1st - July 7th

    Vests on Tour Mauritius GLCL Road Series Race 4 Around 70 turned out on Tuesday for the fourth fixture in the GLCL Road Race Series. Everyone did outstanding with Men's A, B and C teams coming first and the women's A, B and C teams coming second. Age Category Accolades Jamie Parry – 1st ...more
  • June 30, 2019

    Weekly Roundup, June 24th - June 30th

    Vests on Tour Julian Alps, Slovenia Coba Mayan Ruins, Mexico Cyprus San Siro, Milan Dubai Crealy Theme Park & Resort Blade Runner There was a good turnout from the Green Army on Wednesday for the Blade Runner race. Congratulations to Nicola Jukes for taking the prize for 1st Lady. 1st ...more
  • June 23, 2019

    Weekly Roundup, June 17th - June 23rd

    Vests on Tour Samaria Gorge, Crete Tuscany, Italy Old Trafford Lagos, Portugal Torfaen Sprint Relays The inaugural Torfaen Sprint Relay took place at the Olive Tree on Wednesday and the Green Army had a number of teams taking part. SSAFA 5K The SSAFA 5k took place in Cardiff and featured ...more
  • June 16, 2019

    Weekly Roundup, June 10th - June 16th

    Vests on Tour Peles Castle, Romaina Bulgaria Pompeii and Herculaneum Northern Spain Marrakech Rose Inn Race 2 Tuesday saw the second race in the Rose Inn 2019 series and the women's team consisting of Lauren, Hayley and Nic came out top taking the team prize. Thanks to Paul Stillman for the ...more
  • June 2, 2019

    Weekly Roundup, May 27th - June 2nd

    Vests on Tour Ölüdeniz, Turkey Vitality London 10,000 The Jacksons were out in force on Bank Holiday Monday with Hayley, Harry, Peter and Sam all running the Vitality 10000 in London. Also running weer Fudgie and Leigh-Anne Vowles. MDAL Endurance Open Meeting 2, Cwmbran Lauren, Sam, Tom and ...more
  • May 26, 2019

    Weekly Roundup, May 20th - May 26th

    Vests on Tour Can Picafort, Majorca Greece GLCL Road Series: Race 2 (Penallta) Over 100 club members descended on Penallta for the second race in the 2018/19 GLCL Road Race Series with them all doing the club proud. The Men's and Women's A AND B teams all finished top on the day helping the club maintain top ...more
  • May 19, 2019

    Weekly Roundup, May 13th - May 19th

    Rose Inn Series 2019: Race 1 Eight club members took part in the first race in the 2019 Rose Inn Series - Richard Sheehy, Ethan Sayce, Nicola Jukes, Nicky Morgan, Stephen Price, Beth James, Hayley Jackson and Ceri Caswell. Steve Jones 1 Mile Race Series: Race 1 Friday saw the start of the start of ...more
  • May 12, 2019

    Weekly Roundup, May 6th - May 12th

    Vests on Tour Salt Lakes, Cape Verde GLCL Road Series: Parc Bryn Bach The first GLCL Road Series Race of the 2019/20 season took place on Tuesday and as it was on home turf there was an epic turnout with 124 runners (out of 475 in total) competing. There were plenty of excellent runs with Harry Davies coming ...more
  • May 5, 2019

    Weekly Roundup, April 29th - May 5th

    Gozo Poster Boy There certainly seems to be a pattern forming with the infamous Green Vest featuring on another race advert! Cardiff Summer Series The Cardiff Summer Series kicked off on Friday with the 1 mile race and race regulars Tom, Keri and Hayley were competing. All ran superbly with Tom taking first in ...more
  • April 28, 2019

    Weekly Roundup, April 22nd - April 28th

    Gilwern Grunt Conditions were a lot more favourable this year for the bank holiday Gilwern Grunt race. Last year's snow had melted to form rivers on the course and this year the wall-to-wall sunshine of the Easter weekend provided much different conditions. Photographs such as Tosh Simpkin and someone posting under ...more
  • April 21, 2019

    Weekly Roundup, April 15th - April 21st

    Vests on Tour Taj Mahal, India The Lake District Barf Great How Mellbreak Aspen, Colorado parkrun There were seven PBs to report this week with Martin Thomas finishing in 18:08, Ian Line in 19:52, Marcus Smith in 22:09, Helen Williams in 22:51, Martyn Powell in 23:25, Mick Kelly in 27:27 ...more
  • 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


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