Thursday, 20 August 2009


On Saturday 22nd August is the final race of the Welsh Athletics Mountain Running Championships at the Brecon Beacons 19m/4500ft event. Start 10:30am from the camp site below the Talybont Reservoir Dam (GR SO 105209).
With current championship leader Tim Davies not expected to compete in the event it looks like a race off and winner takes all between Eryri's Richard Roberts and Mynydd Du's Martin Shaw who are currently level on 40 points each for the Welsh title. Noel Craine leads the MV/40's. Arwel Lewis the MV/50's and Dic Evans the MV/60's 3pts ahead of Don Williams.
With Jackie Lee missing the event it is a three horse race for the title between Eryri's Andrea Rowlands, Jenny Hemming and Shrewsbury's Anna Bartlett. Current positions: Jenny 46pts. Jackie 45. Andrea 42 and Anna 40pts. Eryri's Ali Thomas leads the LV/40's.
Sunday 23rd August: Welsh Trial Race for the British & Irish Junior Hill Running Championships(Sedbergh 4th October 2009) at Nant Yr Arian nr Ponterwyd. Start 12noon. Junior Boys/Girls U14/U16 & U18.
Directions: Nant Yr Arian is located on the A44, about 16km/10miles from Aberystwyth, the nearest town is Ponterwyd. Sat-Nav Post Code: SY23 3AD
Contact: Arwel Lewis: 07977 601029. Race organiser.

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