News Report 17th May 2009
Fresh on the heels of the recent victory achieved by Alun Williams, formerly of Barmouth, at the Southern Lakes Half Marathon, there was further local success for former members of Bro Dysynni A.C. but now based in New Zealand, as fellow ex-Barmouth resident, Adrian Bailey, recently achieved a superb 2nd position at the Routeburn Classic Arctic Adventure Challenge.
(20 mile) event was run in snowy conditions and covered the Routeburn Track, a
high alpine track traversing
Closer to home, two members of Meirionnydd Running Club were in action at the 4.5 mile Moel Y Gest Fell Race, the 5th event in the Great Arete Midweek Fell Race Series. Leading home the duo was Ifan Richards of Brithdir in a time of 35.30mins whilst team-mate Arwyn Jones of Penmachno followed in 38.40mins.
Dysynni athlete, Andy Unwin, returned to competitive action for the
first time in 2009 last weekend, his chosen event being the 4.8k Clive Multi-Terrain
local athlete in action last weekend was Ffestyn Williams of Llanbedr, albeit
now based in
The youngest competitor in action recently was 11 year old Aaron Roberts of Blaenau Ffestiniog who claimed an excellent 4th place finish in the Year 6 section of the Urdd Cross Country Championships held in Aberystwyth.