Club Members

Evie (Ewalina)

Club Member
I don't run because I love  the feeling of running, I run because it makes me love the feeling of living.

Richard Price

Club Member
Running is my soul food.

Peter Hire

Club Member
OMG what was I thinking? A running club? I always hated running, hated it more ...

Jason Nash

Club Member
Always trying and will always love this sport.

Arlene Osman

Club Member
Loving being part of a fantastic club with everyone being so supportive.

Bobbie Swift

Club Member
Love running as a way of easing the stress and strains of modern life.

Lee Wilce

Club Member
I started running a few years ago to help lose some weight and for fitness. I ended up loving it.

Anton Harvey

Club Member
A retired footballer trying to find my way on the Athletics scene.

Nicola Haines Jones

Track Coach, Club Member
Running has never taken over my life, never been the be all and end all, just a hobby that I happened to be quite good at.

Liz Carpenter-Davies

Club Member
Running is a great form of stress relief in a busy life.

Nick Gregory

Club Member
Relatively new to running but loving every stride. Every run brings me closer ...

Sue Gray

Club Member
Running makes me less moody. PBs parkrun: 28:46 10K: 1:04:10 Half Marathon: ...

Hèléna Tèrésa Hunt

Club Member
I run/cycle/run/swim/run/wild-camp/run – anything to shut the internal ...

Dave Kempton

Club Member
I like to promote the gospel according to JOLLY. Its a great cause and does good work bringing joy to others.

Lee Phillips

Men's Vice Captain, First Strides Liaison Committee
For some reason unknown to me I have the nickname SGT Major Phillips.

Ethan Sayce

Club Member
I have joined PBBRC in order to fulfil my running ambitions.

Neil Beynon

Club Member
I'm looking forward to future with this fantastic running club.

Mike Williams

Club Member
Joined the club recently. Gave me my running bug back.

Matthew Trinder

Club Member
Love to get sub 19 now on my park run.

Sarah Jeremiah

Club Member
I am not and never will be a natural runner but I enjoy being out and about, ...

Sarah Williams

Club Member
I admire anyone who gives running a go

Owen Davies

Club Member
I like obstacle races but not running much further than 10K.

Clive Cooksey

Club Member
[I want to] run till the day comes when I'm found on the side of the road in my kit with my legs in the air like a hedgehog!

Lynne Jones

Club Member
Started running far too late in life and it doesn't get easier but I do it ...

Ian Munro

Club Member
I am a bit of a lump with a past bodybuilding career and two dodgy knees. I am ...

Terry Vaughan

Club Member, LiRF, First Aider
I have been running on and off for about 29 years, I started running at the ...

Ruth Davies

Club Member, First Aider
I started running in 2016 following the birth of my fourth child in a bid to ...

Sharon Newell

Club Member
I run and cycle because I love cake and chocolate, and I do like a good hill to run and cycle up.

Lauren Cooper

Team Selection Committee, Ladies Captain, Young Ambassador
I run because I eat a lot of cake. And because people would shout at me if I stopped!

Claire Sullivan

Club Member
Non Runner to Marathon Runner! I love Running.

Sam Jackson

Club Member
My running ambition would be a sub-15 5K, sub-30 10K and to make the Olympics!

Sian Jones

Ladies Vice-Captain
Growing up with both parents being fitness fanatics and owning a gym, it was ...

Suzie Tew

Club Member
No one else in my family runs & they think I'm mad!!!

Nathan Harper

Club Member
I'm not sure if I'm slow.. or if everyone else is Kenyan.

Stephen Williams

Club member
Running Ambitions: To beat Michael Lewis' times at his age!

Karen Thomas

Club Member
Love running and entering races. So far I've done 5 half marathons and several 10Ks and 5Ks.

Darryl Cook

Club Member
Always moaning when I run and honestly don't know why I do it.

Darren Swift

Club Member
New to running and loving the time it gives me with my wife and daughter... watching them run away from me into the distance.

Caroline Matthews

Club Member
I'm known to fall over easy and I am little accident prone.

Mike Matthews

Club Member
Having completed several triathlons over 2016, I wanted to improve my running, hence joining the club and enjoying both the training and races.

Alison Holton

Club Member
I have recently discovered that I really love marathon training...even more than cross country!

Alex Thomas

Club Member
Running has given me new found confidence, self-belief and most importantly so many new friends.

Aynsley Cummings

Club Member
I run mainly to keep fit and have a healthy mind but also to challenge myself and surprise myself.

Cyril Williams

First Strides Liaison Committee, LiRF, First Aider
Completed my first Aquathon last year at Bryn Bach, have entered my first Triathlon this year.

Tony Lewis

GLCL Team Manager, Club Member, CiRF, LiRF, First Aider
My inspiration comes from the true spirit of running that is embedded within every step of every dedicated runner within this community.

Margrett Monk

Club Member, First Aider, LiRF
My ambition is to try and keep running as long as possible and pass knowledge on to younger runners.

Gareth Williams

First Strides Liaison Committee, CiRF, LiRF, First Aider
I love running and love helping First Strides, C25K and parkrun.

Maricel Jenkins-Belohorska

Club Member
I have learnt there is no such thing as a flat route!

Simon Lewis

Club Member
Club member since 1991.

Gavin Patterson

Club Member
Took up running just over 2.1/2 years ago as part of a weight loss plan. Soon ...

Mathew Ellis

Club Member
I joined the club as a way of becoming a more efficient runner - one my best decisions ever.

Kimberley Price

Club Member
I run because I love to run and people have told me to stop smiling when I run!

Michelle Jayne

Club Member
I prefer hilly or muddy races as I'm not that fast!

Laura Hire

Social Secretary
Quietest member of the club... nobody remembers my name!

James 'Fudge' Thomas

Number one runner in Brecon Rise

Ian Davies

Club Member
I'm a cyclist that runs, quietly becoming a runner that cycles.

James Ashley

Club Member
Running has totally changed my life for the better.

Phillip 'Milo' Miles

Head Coach, Team Selection Committee, Road Coach
Despite slowing down each year, I get enormous satisfaction seeing our younger/newer members improving.

Sam Standerwick

Club Member LiRF
Running; My relaxation, my exercise, my insomnia cure, my stress relief and my time to clear my head.

Neil Lloyd

LiRF, First Aider
Running has long been my big love in sport and I hope it will continue.

Kathleen Jervis aka Jonesy

Welfare Officer, First Aider, LiRF
Its about the friends and supporting the club – we laugh and cry together as only runners can.

Damian Williams

Club Chairman, Club Committee, Team Selection Committee, Team Manager, CiRF, LiRF, First Aider
I run to keep fit, keep active and keep out of trouble (overindulging)!

Richard Sheehy

Club Secretary, Membership Secretary, Gwent League Team Manager, Club Member

Marcus Smith

Treasurer, Club Member
I enjoy my running more than ever and am proud to be part of the PBBRC team.

Lee Aherne

Club Committee, Team Selection Committee, Track Team Manager, LiRF, First Aider
I don't run to keep fit, I run because I love to race.

Robert Gale

Club Committee
I'm a runner and I run because I love it!

Andrew Jones

Club Committee, LiRF
Nothing compares to the camaraderie a great club environment offers.

Rachel Burr-Lewis

Club Committee, Gwent League Manager, Team Selection Committee, Team Manager, CiRF, LiRF, First Aider
I am a runner, I run because I love to eat, and people often say I saw you running the other day :)

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