• 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
  • September 16, 2018

    Weekly Roundup, September 10th – September 16th

    Ironman Wales It was too late to include them in last week's Weekly Roundup but I couldn't leave them out this week. Congratulations to Calvin Thomas and Richard Price who both conquered the incredibly tough Ironman Wales in Tenby last Sunday. Calvin finished in 12:06:05 and Richard in 14:23:47. They were both ...more
  • September 9, 2018

    Weekly Roundup, September 3rd - September 9th

    Vests on Tour Louise Kirby (Portugal) Castle Combe Summer Chilly Duathlon Steve Hamer was at Castle Combe on Wednesday for the Summer Chilly Duathlon which consists of a 2 mile run followed by a 10 mile bike ride and finished with another 2 mile run. parkrun There were 6 PBs to report at a wet ...more
  • September 2, 2018

    Weekly Roundup, August 27th – September 2nd

    Perth City to Surf There was no way that Sian Jones would arrange to take Sam to Australia and NOT also arrange a race for him. Sian and Sam (and Sian's dad!) competed in the Perth City to Surf Half Marathon and Sam finished in an amazing 21st position and Sian bagged a PB finishing in 01:42! Machen ...more
  • August 26, 2018

    Weekly Roundup, August 20th – August 26th

    Vests on Tour The Steadmans and Lisa Cook (Kelchsau, Austria) Definitely a contender for the most scenic Vests on Tour photo! Lisa Cook (Palmanova, Majorca) Vests on Tour: Honeymoon Edition - The Carters (Windsor) The Monks and Callum Schofield (Pembrokeshire) Kind of a Vest on Tour - Kim Price (London) ...more
  • August 19, 2018

    Weekly Roundup, August 13th – August 19th

    Vests on Tour Katherine Williams (Trebinje, Bosnia and Herzegovina) Alex Thomas (Tallinn, Estonia) Katharine Williams (Cavtat, Croatia) The Osmans (Santa Maria, Cape Verde) La Sympathique 10K Whilst holidaying in France, Rhianydd Evans stumbled upon a race and thought it would be rude not to enter. ...more
  • 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


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