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  • 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 7, 2019

    Weekly Roundup, June 3rd - June 9th

    GLCL 2018/19 Season: Race 3 - Pontypool Park There was another huge turnout from the Green Army at the third GLCL Road Race in Pontypool on Tuesday. 105 club members ran out of a total of 532 runners and the numbers helped with the Men's A team coming first, the Women's A team coming second and the B and C teams both ...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
  • 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

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