Carnethy 5, Penicuik.
The Eryri travelling bandwagon were once again in action this weekend travelling up to Penicuik, 15 miles west of Edinburgh to race in the 40th Carnethy 5 classic fell race. This race filled up in less than 3 hours and it meant an entry on the day of just under 500. It's a classic route through the Pentland Hills which takes in 5 summits in 5.6 miles.
Rob Jebb was the race winner in 48.41.
10th Math Roberts 54.25
111th and 2nd lady Sarah Ridgway in 1.05.57
248th Dils Rowlands in 1.15.50
Tarren Hendre, Abergynolwyn
There was a strong turnout of Eryri runners for the Tarren Hendre race down in Abergynolwyn near Tal y Llyn. Out of a field of 61 finishers Eryri's Iwan Morton ran superbly to win in a good time of 51.55, Martin Cliffe ran well to finish in 3rd in 54.56. Paul Jenks had a stormer to finish 1st vet 40 and nearly 3 minutes faster than last year in a time of 57.34. Andrea Rowlands led the Eryri ladies to a clean sweep of the first 3 in a good time of 1.00.56, with Jenny Hemming 2nd in 1.02.56 and Ruth Metcalfe 3rd in 1.04.03, with Maggie Oliver running well to win the vet 60's in 1.22.22.