Results Round Up & Other News

This week we have results to round up for you from Cwmtawe, Exeter, Snowdonia, Arezzo Italy, Dublin and an update from the Welsh Athletics AGM awards and appointments.

Monday 24th October was the Afan Nedd Tawe Secondary Schools 3 x 1100m cross country relays at Cwmtawe School. Click here for the full results 24.10.22 3 x 1100m Relay Results @ Cwmtawe

Wednesday 26th October was the South West Universities Autum Varsity Open at Exeter, where three Swansea Harriers were in action recording the following performances, Charlotte Campion 13.7 100m & 4.74m Long Jump Niamh Jones 65.4 400m and Bronwen Stratton-Thomas 5.12.8 1500m, well done all!

Saturday 29th October was the Snowdonia Marathon multi terrain race, and as you’d expect it was definitely not a flat course, over what is arguably the toughest Marathon in the UK. We had the three finishers with the main highlight being a brilliant BRONZE medal for Llinos Jones in the Welsh Championships recording a time of 3.20.35, well done Linos! Charles Walsh finished 68th in 3.20.35 just ahead of Llinos and Christopher Jones was 1017th in 5.56.54, well done both!

Sunday 30th October Verity Ockenden runs a 71.53 for an excellent 6th place and lifetime best, in the Arezzo Half Marathon in Italy, congratulations Verity!

Sunday 30th October Matthew Rees runs a 2.31.03 for an excellent 23rd place in the Dublin Marathon, well done Matthew!

In other news at the Welsh Athletics AGM our official Dave Jessett was awarded the Award of Honour for over 25 years of service as a volunteer and our Chair Lynne Brier was appointed as a Board of Director for the next two years. Congratulations to both on recognition of their skills and service to the sport. Congratulations should also go to our juniors, Lucy Harris, George Snaith, Lewie Jones, Dylan Morgan, Millie Carter & Samuel Davies who have all been included in the National Development Programme is the second step along the Welsh Athletics performance development pathway and focuses on the top performing young athletes aged between 16-19 across Wales!