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Our next Race: 28 January 2017, Tarren Hendre.

Tarren Hendre fell race

6 miles with 2000ft ascent. Race Grade: AM, LK/PM/ER

This year the race is a counter in WFRA's North Wales Series details here.

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)


Tuesday, Club Runs.
We are now into the winter training period, so all Tuesday night runs will start from the Dolgellau leisure Centre. Start 6:30pm. Map to the leisure centre here.


Newyddion / News.

January 2017 Parkrun.
Link to Club results for all Parkruns.

14/1/17 Dolgellau #48:Ricky Francis 23:15 and Sioned Mair Jones 29:19.

7/2/17
Colby #135:
Jeff Davies 22:42.


14/1/17 North Wales Cross country League, Walford college.

walford xc 2017

Five club runners ran in the fourth race in the North Wales Cross Country League.
Results to follow.

walford xc tom roberts 2017 walford xc tristan evans 2017 walford xc jeremy randell 2017
walford xc steff owen 2017 walford xc arfon hughes 2017  

7/1/17 Recce of Tarren Hendre.

tarren hendre recce 7 jan 2017

Tom Roberts organised a group of club and local runners to recce the Tarren hendre route. Looks like fun.


December Parkrun.
Link to Club results for all Parkruns.

31/12/16 Dolgellau #46: Clive Edgington 21:17; Arfon Hughes 22:03 and Ben Wells 38:24.

24/12/16
Swindon #332:
Jeff Davies 21:42.
Dolgellau #45: Clive Edgington 21:41; Arfon Hughes 22:22 and Ricky Francis 23:22.

17/12/16
Swindon #331::
Jeff Davies 21:37.
Dolgellau #44: Clive Edgington 21:30; Arfon Hughes 22:08; Mpho Bogatsu 26:04 and Sioned Mair Jones 28:36.

10/12/16
Dolgellau #43:
Clive Edgington 21:24 and Jeff Davies 21:46.

3/12/16
North Beach #215:
Nich Bradley 23:11. Penrhyn #103: Tom Roberts 1st 16:47.
Dolgellau #42: Clive Edgington 21:24.


11/12/2016 Telford 10K.

telford 10k tom roberts 2016

Tom Roberts represented North Wales in the Telford 10km. Tom finished in 32:37. Tom said "Had a good day at the Telford 10km. A superb race with a huge depth of talent. The first 18 men all broke 30 minutes and the first 7 women all ran under 35 minutes."


11/12/2016 Aberystwyth 10km.

aber 10k 2016

Oh dear!
Eight Meirionnydd runners travelled South to Aberystwyth to run in the Aber 10k. Fist home was Gwion Roberts in 39:48 followed by Nicholas Bradley 1st M60 45:04; Graeme Stringer 48:26; Juliet Edwards 2nd F55 50:13; Peter Barnes 51:10; Mpho Bogatsu 53:06; Sioned Mair Jones 55:21 and Sheila Symonds 1:49:25.

gwion roberts aber 10k 2016 nich bradley aber 10k 2016 greame stringer aber 10k 2016
juliet edwards aber 10k 2016 peter barnes aber 10k 2016 mpho bogatsu aber 10k 2016
sioned jones aber 10k 2016 sheila symonds aber 10k 2016  

10/12/2016 Brecon Cross Country.

brecon xc jeremy randell 2016

Jeremy Randell represented North Wales at the the Welsh Inter regions Cross country in Brecon. Jeremy finished 36:42.


4/12/2016 Cardington Cracker fell race.

Jeremy Randell was the sole Meirionnydd runner in the classic Cardington Cracker fell race. He finishe in 1:35:19.

cardington cracker jeremy randell 2016
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After one month the news will be transferred into Archive 2016 here.


The North Wales road running championships for 2017 are as follows:
5km: Ffrith, Prestatyn, date t.b.c.;
5 Miles: Abergele, Sunday 5th November;
10km: Caernarfon, date t.b.c.;
10 Miles, Wrexham, Saturday 29th April;
Half marathon: Village Bakery, Wrexham, Sunday 19th February;
Marathon: Run Wales, Wrexham, Sunday 12th March.


Thursday, Run Coed y Brenin.
Runs commence from the running shop on a Thursday night at 6:30pm.
During the lighter evenings in the spring and summer months the runs go up to 2 hours in length for those that want that little longer mid-week run and visit some of the more technical and challenging routes, oh and we keep the Strava theme in there to help you gauge your progress throughout the year.
During winter runs require a good head torch and kit that is suitable for the weather and conditions. Typically these runs are of around 6 miles, stay to the well defined tracks, and every now and again are hill or speed sessions.
Details here: Here.


Saturday, Dolgellau Parkrun.
Parkrun every Saturday at 9am.
Parkrun organise free, weekly, 5km timed runs around the world. They are open to everyone, free, and are safe and easy to take part in.
These events take place in pleasant parkland surroundings and we encourage people of every ability to take part; from those taking their first steps in running to Olympians; from juniors to those with more experience; everone is welcome to come along.
Details here: Here.


Meirionnydd Running Club organised races:
Tarren Hendre in 28 January 2017.
Ras yr Aran in 18 March 2017.
Dolgellau 5 in July 2017.
Rhobell fawr 4 November 2017.
For further details click: here.

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