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  • 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 https://youtu.be/k_zPJA7_GD4 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
  • October 20, 2019

    Weekly Roundup, Oct 14th - Oct 20th

    parkrun There were 4 PBs for club members this week with  John Evans finishing in 18:12, Stephen George in 21:30, Jo Burchell finishing in 26:03 and Joanne Kilby finishing in 34:26. parkrun Tourists Krakow Conkers Hove Girvan Prom Welsh Athletics Awards The Green Army was at the ...more
  • October 13, 2019

    Weekly Roundup, Oct 7th - Oct 13th

    Vests on Tour Greek/Italian Cruise Rhodes Washington DC Disney’s Port Orleans Resort, Orlando parkrun It was a quieter week for PBs due to cross country but there were still four to report with Daniel Pearce finishing in 26:22, Jayne Jones in 26:27, Chloe Dickinson-Morris in 26:46 and Joanne ...more
  • September 29, 2019

    Weekly Roundup, Sep 23rd - Sep 29th

    The Couch to 10kers Some of the runners that successfully completed the C210k AND completed the Swansea Bay 10k last weekend met up on Tuesday to show that they're all still keen to keep on running. Hopefully some of them will enlist in the Green Army in the near future. Vests on Tour Fethiye, Turkey Limone sul ...more
  • September 22, 2019

    Weekly Roundup, Sep 16th - Sep 22nd

    Vests on Tour Washington DC New York City Cervia 10k Night Run In preparation for Ironman Itlay, Mike Matthews took part in the Cervia 10k Night Run and was joined by Caroline to ensure that he didn't overdo it ;) parkrun There were four PBs to report including a big PB for Suzie. Marcus ...more

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