News Report 18th May 2008
A relatively quiet week for athletes from Bro Dysynni A.C. & Meirionnydd Running Club saw each club represented by one athlete at two seperate races.
For Bro Dysynni A.C., that athlete was Malcolm Taylor of Criccieth
who made his annual pilgrimage into Derbyshire to take part in the White Peak
Half-Marathon based in and around the town of
Meirionnydd Running Club were represented by Tony Hodgson who made the short hop from his Porthmadog home to compete in the Moel Y Gest Fell Race, which was also the 5th event in the 'Great Arete Tuesday Evening Series'. In a race considered to be a little on the short side for the Meirionnydd athlete, a finishing time of 41.15mins was still good enough to earn a respectable 22nd place finish out of the 37 athletes who completed the event.
Tony Hodgson should be back in action again this coming
Saturday afternoon over his favoured longer distance, as Dolgellau plays
host to the 16th running of the Cader Idris Fell Race. The event, sponsored by
the Royal Ship Hotel of Dolgellau, is due off at 2.00pm and, weather
permitting, will cover 3,000 feet of climbing over the 10.5 mile distance from