News Report 14th November 1999


Two Bro Dysynni athletes represented Wales last weekend at the British and Irish Home International Veteran Cross-Country Championships held in Bideford, Devon.


Rosie Naish came home in 37th position overall in a time of 20.47mins. In 70th position overall was Brenda Jones, home in 26.47mins. Both ladies were rewarded for their efforts with Wales winning medals in both their age-group categories.


Closer to home, 17 Bro Dysynni club runners formed part of a field of over 800 for the Llandudno 10-mile race.


First home for Dysynni, in 5th position overall was Adrian Bailey in 52.07mins. Other club finishers with their finishing times were; Nigel Evans in 1hr 00.27mins, Walter Marsh in 1hr 03.12mins, Graeme Stringer in 1hr 04.49mins, Malcolm Taylor in 1hr 05.10mins, Richard Griffiths in 1hr 06.18mins, Huw Harrison in 1hr 08.22mins, Colin Evans in 1hr 08.51mins, Barrie Jackson in 1hr 10.08mins, Andrea Goode in 1hr 10.32mins, Andy Unwin in 1hr 15.36mins, Debbie Evans in 1hr 24.50mins, Christine Stevens in 1hr 29.43mins, Marjorie Griffiths in 1hr 30.02mins, Helen Williams and Eirlys Griffiths in 1hr 48.19mins and Sheila Symonds in 2hrs 01.14mins.


Also over the weekend, two local club members took part in the 15-mile Roaches Fell Race, which is held between Leek and Buxton. John Marsh of the Tarren Hendre club completed this tough event in 2hrs 27mins, whilst Bro Dysynni's John Nolan came home in 3hrs 11mins.