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  • April 22, 2018

    Weekly Roundup, April 16th – April 22nd

    Hospice of the Valleys Six Mile Road Race The annual Hospice of the Valleys race took place today and thanks to so many at the club we had a unbelievable turnout from the Green Army. With team members at other races we still had one of the biggest team photos ever! The race raised £1,000s for the Hospice and ...more
  • April 16, 2018

    Weekly Roundup, April 9th – April 15th

    Spartan 5k Last Sunday, OCR fan Owen Davies competed in the 5k Spartan Race in the competitive age group heat. "Was super tough in wet conditions but a good challenge. Very intense in those heats though. I’ve got the 15k and the 22k coming up over the next few months. These races are the focus of all my training ...more
  • April 8, 2018

    Weekly Roundup, April 2nd – April 8th

    Gilwern Grunt Heavy rain and a bit of snow didn't deter Richard Sheehy, Kevin Hale, Laura Hire and Terry Vaughan from attacking the Gilwern Grunt. Thigh deep water and slippery slopes made the course even more challenging than usual and in the interest of safety the course was slightly shortened. Laura: I ...more
  • April 1, 2018

    Weekly Roundup, March 26th – April 1st

    Mike's Pen-y-Fan Bimble Mike Matthews was up bright and early on Monday morning getting in some hill work on Pen-y-Fan and surrounding peaks. His quads were not appreciative of such a bashing so early into the week. Vests on Tour The LLHM Girls continued their road trip on Monday with a visit to Platform ...more
  • March 25, 2018

    Weekly Roundup, March 19th – March 25th

    Mumbles Duathlon It's great seeing club colours at different events. Daniel Evans was rocking the club Forza at the Mumbles for the 2018 Duathlon. SIAB and Home Countries International Cross Country Championships Our Sooper Cooper was representing Wales in Woolaton Park, Nottingham on Saturday for the S...more
  • March 18, 2018

    Weekly Roundup, March 12th – March 18th

    GLCL XC 2017/18 Age Category Winners Congratulations to all of our age category winners in this year's GLCL XC season. Lauren Cooper 1st SW Rachel Burr-Lewis 2nd FV4044 Sharon Newell 3rd FV4549 Kathleen Jervis 1st FV6064 Sam Lewis Jones 2nd SM Ian Davies 1st MV5054 Haydn Hartnell 2nd MV5559 (3 ...more
  • March 11, 2018

    Weekly Roundup, March 5th – March 11th

    Louise Kirby Competes in Lee Valley Inter-Area Masters Indoor Challenge Louise Kirby travelled to Lee Valley on Sunday 4th March to compete in the Inter-Area Masters Indoor Challenge. It was her first time competing in a Welsh vest and in the V50 category came 3rd in the 400m, 2nd in the 200m and 1st in the 4x200m ...more
  • March 4, 2018

    Weekly Roundup, February 26th – March 4th

    Vests on Tour This week's Vests on Tour are brought to you by Sue Gray who posed outside the Guinness Brewery in Dublin, Ireland and Stephen Mathers who was in a very warm-looking Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida. Alun Wood has been enjoying some trail runs around the Akamas Peninsula in Cyprus and after a ...more
  • February 25, 2018

    Weekly Roundup, February 19th – February 25th

    Vests on Tour Bobbie and Cerys Swift took their vests with them on a trip to Rome last week and grabbed a snap in front of the famous Colosseum. Katharine Collins was in Westendorf, Austria this week and had her vest on hand to get a snap on the slopes. Half Term Half Marathon Training Rather than ...more
  • February 18, 2018

    Weekly Roundup, February 12th – February 18th

    Soggy Runs When there's training to be done, you can't let a bit of rain stop you from getting out there. Valentine's Day Rather than the traditional roses or chocolates, Ceri Caswell received some pink compression socks off Damian and Terry Watkins received a pair of socks of him and Kerri Young. ...more
  • February 11, 2018

    Weekly Roundup, February 5th – February 11th

    Cardiff Met GP3: Non-Thomas Open Stephen Williams, Keri-Lyn Jones and Louise Kirby competed in the Cardiff Met Uni Grand Prix Series last Sunday (supported by Richard Price, Lauren Cooper, Sam Jackson and James Thomas). Stephen Williams and Louise Kirby both won age category medals in events that they ran in. ...more
  • February 4, 2018

    Weekly Roundup, January 29th – February 4th

    Vest on Tour It's been a while since we had some Vests on Tour. Harry Davies is sunning it up in Aguilas, Spain and Nick Rhys Gregory was at the Torvehallerne in Copenhagen, Denmark. Unfortunately Nick hasn't got a vest yet but planned ahead by borrowing Andrew Meadow's vest. Runner's Moans and ...more
  • January 28, 2018

    Weekly Roundup, January 22nd – January 28th

    Two Beauties Out For 10k Around The Skirrid Track Session The first of the weekly track sessions took place on Monday and it's great to see so many people participating. RED January Update It's RED January and you've been out on the lash but you haven't got your run in for the day so what do you ...more
  • January 21, 2018

    Weekly Roundup, January 15th – January 21st

    Irongirl Austria Whilst Ironman Mike is competing in Ironman Austria this June, Caroline has signed up to complete the 4.2k Irongirl race. The race can't be completed alone so you must sign up daughters, sisters or girlfriends. She'll be completing the race with daughters Cerys and Chloe. Track Sessio...more
  • January 14, 2018

    Weekly Roundup, January 8th – January 14th

    GLCL XC: Monmouth Gallery Kymin Winter Race Gallery Paul Stillman has posted some excellent photos from various parts of the tough Kymin Winter Race course and captured all four of our club members. He also managed to catch a couple of Gurner Gallery contenders. Mike Matthews Wardrobe ...more
  • January 7, 2018

    Weekly Roundup, January 1st – January 7th

    Old Father Time One from last weekend, here's  Nicola Jukes receiving her award at the Old Father Time on New Year's Eve. Thanks as always Paul Stillman for the excellent photos. Race Gallery Nos Galan Photos Thanks to Adrian for many of these photos. New Year's Day Double parkrun This year's ...more
  • December 31, 2017

    Weekly Roundup, December 25th – December 31st

    Christmas Day Runs Parc Bryn Bach parkrun Plenty braved the wind and rain to run and support the Christmas Day parkrun at Parc Bryn Bach. There was one PB to report for Michael Cope who finished in 17:47 thanks to the 9 and half pints of beer the night before. Keswick parkrun Whilst visiting family in the ...more
  • December 24, 2017

    Weekly Roundup, December 18th – December 24th

    Christmas Paarlauf Relay The regular track sessions have proved to be a success with many club members reaping the benefits. For the last session before Christmas, we spiced things up with a paarlauf relay (literally means "pair running" in German). We were split into teams of three (varying abilities) with the ...more
  • December 17, 2017

    Weekly Roundup, December 11th – December 17th

    The Rivers of Llangynidr The second annual Llangynidr run and meal took place with 20 or so members descending on the Red Lion pub for huge portions and some festive fun. The rapidly thawing snow from the days leading up to the run meant the lanes had turned into rivers with numerous ankle-deep patches to run through. ...more
  • December 10, 2017

    Weekly Roundup, December 4th – December 10th

    East Wales Selections A couple of last minute selections were made for the East Wales team for the 19th Welsh Inter-Regional XC Championships with Stephen Carter and Ian Davies selected after the Gwent League fixture in Pembrey. South Wales Selection After her excellent performance at the Gwent League Brecon ...more

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