• 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
  • February 10, 2019

    Weekly Roundup, February 4th - February 9th

    Farewell Adam Roberts Yesterday’s GLXC fixture was Adam Roberts last race with us before heading off to the Falklands for 6 months and then onto Anglesey. Here’s a message from our Chairman:- Unfortunately for us, Adam is being sent to the Falklands by the RAF for a 6 month stint following which he is ...more
  • January 20, 2019

    Weekly Roundup, January 14th - January 20th

    Vests on Tour John O'Groats Welcome Back Keri It was great to have Keri back training with the club after being out of the country for the past four months on her last overseas tour in Oman. Nick Smith in Parliament Nick Smith was one of the Tellers at the crucial Brexit vote on Tuesday and it ...more
  • January 13, 2019

    Weekly Roundup, January 7th - January 13th

    Vests on Tour Italy Rogue Runs Night Race Series: Cannop The second race in the night series and it was back to the Forest of Dean for another fun run around the woods. Sam Lewis Jones, who finished in 4th position, as joined by Martin Chammings, Melissa Pearce, Rebeccah Williams, Marcus Smith, Suzie Tew and ...more
  • January 6, 2019

    Weekly Roundup, December 31st - January 6th

    Vest on Tour Saint Martin Albufeira, Portugal Llandeilo NYE 10 Miler Marcus, Kim and Richard (plus Mark Williams not pictured) travelled to Llandeilo on New Year's Eve for the hilly Llandeilo 10-miler. Wye Wander Another New Year's Eve race and this time in Chepstow for the Rogue Runs Wye ...more
  • December 30, 2018

    Weekly Roundup, December 24th - December 30th

    Vests on Tour Sydney, Australia Port Talbot! The Dude Christmas Eve Chartist Cave Run Christmas Eve signifies the annual run up to the Chartist Caves near Trefil. Organised by Sam Standerwick (with help from Mathew Ellis) the run is well attended and this could either be down to the caves being ...more
  • December 22, 2018

    Weekly Roundup, December 17th - December 23rd

    Vests on Tour Corralejo, Fuerteventura Playa del Ingles Christmas Parlauf Relays There was another successful Parlauf Relay at the track session this week. Nicola Haines Jones had done a superb job of seeding the teams to make sure there was an even battle. The winners of this year's relay was ...more
  • December 16, 2018

    Weekly Roundup, December 10th - December 16th

    Vests on Tour Holmenkollen Olympic Ski Jump, Oslo, Norway Albert Embankment, London parkrun There were no PBs to report this week but that's not surprising given the conditions. parkrun Tourists Dave Kempton and Stephen Williams were at Aberdare this week. Dave came first in his age category which was a ...more
  • 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


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