News Report 29th September 2008
Four local athletes recently made the trip to Mold to
participate in the Flintshire 10k Road Race, an event which also
A further six members of Bro Dysynni headed to Anglesey recently, three to take part in the Anglesey Marathon, whilst the other three chose to compete in the affiliated 5k race. In the marathon, there was a terrific performance from Dewi Roberts of Blaenau Ffestiniog who, in his inaugural marathon, achieved a finishing time of 2rs 55.58mins to claim an overall 9th placed finish. Brenda Jones of Llanelltyd produced another steady performance whilst Marj Griffiths of Aberystwyth completed the Dysynni team as she came home in an equally impressive time of 5hrs 04.15mins. In the affiliated 5k race, Nigel Evans of Dolgellau commenced his 2nd comeback of 2008 by finishing in 20.51mins, whilst Dion Roberts of Blaenau Ffestiniog, taking inspiration from his father in the marathon, finished in 22.11mins. Requiring inspiration from any source was Andy Unwin of Harlech, beaming as he crossed the finishing line in a time of 30.47mins.
A further quartet of local competitors were also in action
in Shropshire recently, their chosen event being the Nesscliffe Nasty 5 Mile
Race, held near
There is further local action this coming Saturday as the Mawddach Estuary will form the back-drop of the 'Trailworks / Garthyfog.co.uk' Penmaenpool 10 Mile Trail Race. The main race is due off from Penmaenpool at 12.00 Noon with the affiliated 2 mile fun run due off shortly afterwards, at 12.05pm. Further information relating to both events can be found on www.run-meirionnydd.co.uk.