News Report 31st October 1999


Wet and windy conditions greeted the 16 Bro Dysynni athletes who made their way to Telford last Saturday for the first cross-country fixture of the season.


The conditions proved favourable to Bro Dysynni's Adrian Bailey who completed the three lap, 5.5 mile course in a time of 28.43mins to win the race, over 30 seconds ahead of the nearest competitor.


The next Dysynni runner home was Nigel Evans in 49th place, followed by Tom Lewis in 66th, Huw Harrison in 85th, John Nolan in 87th, Keith Allday in 97th, Barrie Jackson in 102nd, Colin Evans in 112th and Andy Unwin in 115th. In the team event, the men's team finished in 8th overall.


In the ladies event held over a 3 mile course, the 1st Dysynni athlete home was Rosie Naish in 6th place overall, with the rest of the team finishing as follows; Andrea Goode in 19th, Debbie Evans in 36th, Yolande Marconi-Nolan in 44th (3rd vet. over-50), Marjorie Griffiths in 45th, Christine Stevens in 47th and Gill Allday in 48th. In the team even, the ladies fared better than the men, finishing in 4th place overall.


On Sunday, 3 club runners took part in the Flint 10-mile race. The first runner home in the red and green of Dysynni was Nigel Evans in a time of 61.32mins, claiming 10th place overall. Next home for Dysynni was Graeme Stringer in 67.35mins with the trio being completed by Colin Evans, home in a time of 69.41mins.