• October 4, 2020

    Weekly Roundup, October 4th Way back in November 2019 during a GLCL XC race (what's one of those?), a draw was held for 3 club places in the Virgin Money London Marathon 2020. The three lucky winners were Huw Steadman, Suzie Tew and Bobbie Swift. Training for the race soon began but Covid-19 happened and ...more
  • March 15, 2020

    Weekly Roundup, Mar 9th - Mar 15th

    Vests on Tour Atlas Mountains, Morocco parkrun There were three PBs to report at this week's parkrun with Stephen George finishing in 20:24, Melissa Pearce in 22:40 and Joanne Kilby in 30:27. Fission 20:20 Intended to be a warmup for the big Spring marathons, the popular Fission 20:20 race took place ...more
  • March 8, 2020

    Weekly Roundup, Mar 2nd - Mar 8th

    Vests on Tour Sun Peaks, BC, Canada parkrun There were two PBs to report this week with Gavin Patterson joining the sub-17 club finishing in 16:59 and Martyn Powell was took the second PB finishing in 22:14. parkrun Tourists Milford Waterfront Well done to Katie on taking 2nd lady in the Milford ...more
  • March 1, 2020

    Weekly Roundup, Feb 24th - Mar 1st

    Severn Bridge Night Race Stephen George, Diane Morgan and Sarah Eaton braved very wet and windy conditions on Friday night for the last race in the Severn Bridge Night Race Series. If you haven't run this race before, I highly recommend checking it out later in the year. Thanks to Tosh Simpkin for the photo. ...more
  • February 23, 2020

    Weekly Roundup, Feb 17th - Feb 23rd

    Vests on Tour Chamonix Mont-Blanc New York City Hoka Winter Trail Half Marathon The tough Hoka Winter Trail Half Marathon took place on Saturday and the wall at mile 11 didn't perturb 14 club members from racing. Welsh Cross Country Championships It was Welsh Cross Country Championships ...more
  • February 16, 2020

    Weekly Roundup, Feb 10th - Feb 16th

    BUCS Nationals 2020 3000m Final A huge congratulations to Lauren Cooper who had a storming run in Sheffield on Sunday taking silver in the 3000m final. She finished in a club record time of 09:50.96. parkrun Storm Dennis didn't stop some hardcore parkrunners from running around Bruyn Bach parkrun ...more
  • February 9, 2020

    Weekly Roundup, Feb 3rd - Feb 9th

    Rogue Run Night Race 3 The third race into the Rogue Run Night Race series saw a return to Piercefield Park for another fun race including running through the shoe wash. Photographer Tosh Simpkin was there ready to capture the runners splashing through the water. Great to see that there are a number of club runners ...more
  • February 2, 2020

    Weekly Roundup, Jan 27th - Feb 2nd

    parkrun There was just a single PB at parkrun but a good one with Gavin Patterson finishing in a time of 17:16! parkrun Tourists Tuesday Trotters Do Cwmbran Refuelling like proper athletes! Swansea Winter Warmer Michelle Lloyd and Maria Gillgrass-John were representing the Green Army in Swansea on ...more
  • January 26, 2020

    Weekly Roundup, Jan 20th - Jan 26th

    Vests on Tour Gran Canaria parkrun 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 ...more
  • January 19, 2020

    Weekly Roundup, Jan 13th - Jan 19th

    Sport Wales National Centre If you ever find yourself in the Sports Wales National Centre in Sophia Gardens, Cardiff, keep an eye our for the giant poster of the infamous Michael Lewis! He doesn't know how it got there! Vests on Tour Santa Maria, Sal, Cape Verde parkrun Tourists Coed Cefn-pwll-...more
  • January 12, 2020

    Weekly Roundup, Jan 6th - Jan 12th

    Rogue Runs Night Race 2: Beechenhurst The Rogue Runs Night Race 2020 Series continued with a race at Beechenhurst in the Forest of Dean and it was great to see some new faces at the excellent race series. If you haven't done a night race before I can highly recommend the Rogue Runs series - I will be back next ...more
  • January 5, 2020

    Weekly Roundup, Jan 1st - Jan 5th

    New Year's Day Double parkrun Parc Bryn Bach and Aberbeeg parkrunners love a New Year's Day double and it showed with a record 481 runners at Bryn Bach before a number headed over to Aberbeeg for round 2. PBs at PBB were Daniel Evans who finished in 18:09, Chris Cummings who finished in 20:24 and Hannah Williams who ...more
  • December 29, 2019

    Weekly Roundup, Dec 25th - Dec 31st

      Christmas Day parkrun There was a huge turnout this year for the Christmas Day parkrun and there were two PBs to report with Harry Davies taking the club record with a cracking run of 15:53 followed by Owain Williams who finished in 20:42. Regular parkrun (and Cyril's 50th/Birthday parkrun) There ...more
  • December 24, 2019

    Weekly Roundup, Dec 16th - Dec 24th

    Annual Xmas Parlauf Relays Thanks to Nicola Haines Jones for organising another fun Christmas Parlauf Relay on Monday. There was a good turnout with many participating in the Christmas spirit. Christmas Bleep Test The annual unofficial Parc Bryn Bach Running Club Christmas ...more
  • December 8, 2019

    Weekly Roundup, Dec 2nd - Dec 8th

    Valencia Marathon This one arrived too late for last week's Weekly Roundup. Katharine Collins and James Williams headed over to Spain last weekend for the Valencia Marathon. Rogue Runs Night Race: Mallard's Pike The Rogue Runs Night Race series kicked off on Friday night in the Forest of Dean. Five club ...more
  • December 1, 2019

    Weekly Roundup, Nov 25th - Dec 1st

    Cycling Top on Tour Mahmutlar, Turkey Buff on Tour Tenerife parkrun There were 6 PBs to report at parkrun this week with Jamie Parry finishing in 16:20, Karl Coughlin in 19:02,Mark Williams in 19:52, Chris Cummings in 21:14, Jo Burchell in 24:19 and Anne Moseley in 30:47. ConvaTec Donation Many ...more
  • November 24, 2019

    Weekly Roundup, Nov 18th - Nov 24th

    Vests on Tour Yalong Bay and Nanshan Temple, Sanya, China The Rists have been off travelling the world again, this time in southern China. Pontcysyllte Aqueduct Severn Bridge Night Race 2 The second Severn Bridge Night Race took place on Thursday and a number of Green Army members took place with ...more
  • November 17, 2019

    Weekly Roundup, Nov 11th - Nov 17th

    New Kit for our Run Leaders Our run leaders looked rather dapper this week in their brand new hi-vis running jackets. Vests on Tour Battersea Park parkrun Tourists Aachener Weiher (Cologne, Germany) Melksham Welsh Inter-Regional Cross Country Championships 19 club members were ...more
  • November 10, 2019

    Weekly Roundup, Nov 4th - Nov 10th

    Severn Bridge Night Race This week saw the first of three Severn Bridge Night Races which always sells out fast (hence three races rather then just the one they started with). It's a fast race and due to the time of year can be quite windy but the weather was kind this year. Well done to Mark Williams for taking home ...more
  • October 27, 2019

    Weekly Roundup, Oct 21st - Oct 27th

    Inclusivity Club of the Year parkrun There were two PBs to report at a very wet parkrun this week with Gareth Price finishing in 18:27 and Jo Burchell in 26:02. Tourists Mallard's Pike Snowdonia Marathon It was that time of the year this week where months of hard work are put to the test in the ...more


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