Wednesday, 28 April 2010

Great Arete Race #4 Pen Dinas

Another cracking race in the Great Arete midweek series over at Pen Dinas in Nant Peris.

There were 91 finishers for this one with a good victory for Doctor Sam Smith in a new record of 25.39, he was followed by a strong run by Gwyn Williams in 27.03 and Saul Lovatt in a solid 27.11. In the men's 40's Paul Jenks made his debut in this year's series by winning in 27.46, Arwel Lewis taking the 50's in a record 30.34 and Dafydd Whiteside having a stormer to win the 60's in a record 31.44. Menai's Owain James won the under 16's in 31.59. A close race in the ladies ended with Becki Law winning for the second time in this years series in a record 31.04, followed by Andrea Rowlands in 31.24 and Jenny Hemming a second back in 31.25. In the ladies 40's Ellie Salisbury won in 36.41, with Annie Williams getting a new record in the 50's to win in 34.41 and Maggie Oliver reigning supreme in 60's to storm to 37.24. In the under 16's Megan Lloyd set a new record to win in 37.31 with Lisa Peters winning the under 18's in 37.35 - again a new record.

Fastest descent will be awarded at the next race in the series which is a superb race over at Moel y Gest in Porthmadog in two weeks.....10 fastest descents were:

1. 6.23
2. 6.24
3. 6.47
4. 6.53
4. 6.53
6. 6.55
7. 7.02
8. 7.07
9. 7.18
10. 7.23

Will have to wait to see who won!!

Once again cheers to all helpers.

Rhostryfan 10km next Wednesday starts at 1900hrs.

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