Sunday, 8 February 2009


38 Eryri harriers were among the 563 competitors in the Nick Beer 10km road race on Sunday 8th February with both the ladies and men winning the team awards, the ladies were led home by 4th S/F Becky Law 40:49 closely followed by 5th S/F Susannah Evans 40:52 and 12th (1st Junior lady) Gemma Morgans 44:39. Eryri's men were led to the team prize by 4th Matthew Roberts 33:34. 6th Brendan Rothery 34:04 and 7th Paul Wathan 34:54.
Other Eryri award winners were: 17th (3rd M/V35) Craig Jones 37:52. 28th (2nd M/V40) Dafydd Williams 38:40. 32nd (2nd M/V50) Iwan Edgar 38:53. 38th (3rd M/V50) Arwel Lewis 39:04. 39th (3rd M/V40) Dylan Owen 39:05.
A special mention to Morpeth's Bangor University student Nicky Swinburn who won the race for the second year running! breaking the course record by 34 seconds in a time of 30:34 which is also a PB for Nicky.

The next road race on the calendar is the Wrexham Half Marathon which also incorporates the North Wales & Eryri club Championships next Sunday 15th February. Start 11am.

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