6 miles with 2000’ ascent. Race Grade: AM & LK/PM/ER
The second race in the Meirionnydd - Winter Race Series. The lower reaches of the race are run on a mixture of well marked tracks and footpaths, but the open fells above are unmarked. The high mountain terrain can be featureless and is susceptible to varied and often adverse weather conditions. Navigational skills may be necessary.
Minimum age 16 years, and the Entry limit is 250. All competitors must carry wind/waterproof full body cover, map, compass and whistle. Sorry, no Dogs.
Start at 12.00. Registration is in Abergynolwyn, Nr.Tywyn (OS 124, SH677069)
31/12 Cursa dels Nassos 10k in Barcelona.
The Roberts brother travelled further south and usual to compete in the Cursa dels Nassos 10k in Barcelona. First home was Gwion Robets 34:15; Tom finished in 42:31.
31/12/18 Bowstone fell race.
Jeremy Randell ran in the Bowstones Fell Race finishing in 51:46.
9/12/18 Aberystwyth 10k.
Ten Meirionnyd runners ran in the 20th Anniversary of the Aberystwyth 10k.
8/12/18 Welsh Inter Regional Cross Country Championships in Llandrindod Wells.
Five Meirionnydd runners were selected to run for North Wales in the Welsh Inter Regions Cross country. Tom Roberts, Gwion Roberts, Alun Williams, Alex Lanz and Jeremy Randell.
Results TBC (WA link not working.)
Photo by NeeNee LJ:
8/12/18 Winter Run to the Castle.
A 42mile walking and running marshalled event that starts in the village of Aberdyfi to the castle town of Harlech, including: Tywyn, Fairbourne, Fairbourne bridge and Barmouth. The course is waymarked and includes beach, tracks and pavements as the main running surfaces. Ben wells said: “managed to get 3rd overall trying to chase the big man (Dylan Evans). Great day in wet and muddy conditions along the tops. Well done to Dylan Evans on 2nd who proves to be strong time and time again.” Results TBC.
7/12/18 Dash in the Dark, LLandegla.
Well done to Tristan Evans finished 2nd in Dash in the Dark at LLandegla. Karl Steinegger Ambleside won the race in 23:51 and Tristan was just behind in 24:18.