News Report 11th May 2008
Five local athletes were amongst the 92 competitors
who lined up recently at the start of Y Garn Fell Race, a 3 mile event
based in Rhyd Ddu, which included 1,500 feet of climbing. In a race won by Dave
Four Bro Dysynni athletes were also in action last weekend, their
chosen event being the
A busy Malcolm Taylor also headed over the border and into Shropshire recently, his chosen venue being Telford for the Schneider 5 Mile race, a finishing time of 39.12mins ensuing. Travelling slightly further than Shropshire was Bro Dysynni veteran Alan Morton whose most recent port of call was Northern Ireland to take part in the Deep River Rock Belfast City Marathon. In a truelly unbelievable performance, the Tywyn based athlete covered the 26.1miles in a time of 4hrs 03.12mins.
Also in action recently, this time competing at the Nant Peris fell race was Adam Haynes of Rhyd, who completed the midweek event in a pleasing time of 35.32mins, claiming an overall 9th place finishers out of the 56 athletes in action on the evening. Also carrying the Haynes family flag recently was son, William, in action on two wheels, his chosen event being the 90k 'Maurice's Memorial Cycling Road Race'. Competing for Clwb Ceffyl Haearn, Haynes junior finished the event in an overall 22nd position, but had the added satisfaction of claiming victory in the junior section of the race. There was an equally impressive performance from Clwb Ceffyl Haearn team-mate, Barry Marples of Penrhyndeudraeth who finished the event in 13th place overall.