News Report 21st July 2008
Meirionnydd Running Club were well represented at Ras Moel Siabod which was held in Capel Curig last Saturday afternoon. A total of four club athletes formed part of a field of 80 who gathered to take on the 6.2 mile fell race which also included a total of 2,300 feet of climbing.
Continuing her fantastic run of
form in the event was Kate Bailey, formerly of Dolgellau, who led home the
Meirionnydd quartet as she came home in a time of 1hr 00.25mins, a time which
also claimed overall victory in the female section of the race.
Two Meirionnydd Running Club
athletes also ventured to
Bro Dysynni were represented by two athletes at the Friday evening running of the Packwood 10k race held at Ruyton near Oswestry. Malcolm Taylor of Criccieth led home the duo in a time of 51.42mins whilst Brenda Jones of Llanelltyd claimed her customary victory in the Female Over-65 category, on this occasion in a time of 52.25mins.
There is local action this Saturday afternoon as Dolgellau plays host to the Nigel Evans (Plasterer of Distinction) sponsored Dolgellau 5 Mile Road Race. The main event is due off at 1.30pm, with the affiliated fun run due off slightly earlier at 12.30pm. Registration will be at the Dolgellau Rugby Club with race entries being accepted on the day. An added attraction this year will be the sight of a number of Dolgellau's fire-fighters who will be completing the event dressed in full fire-fighting gear. Further details relating to the race can be found on www.run-meirionnydd.co.uk.