News Report 10th December 2006
A team of 5
athletes from Bro Dysynni A.C. were in action recently in
The first of the female trio home was Sheila Jones of Pwllheli continuing her excellent off-road form as she came home in 22.57mins. As ever, Brenda Jones of Llanelltyd dominated the female over-65 section as she finished in 22.57mins whilst Marj Griffiths also claimed age group victory, this time in the female over-60 section, as she crossed the Treborth course finishing line in 27.04mins.
Tywyn-based Richard Griffiths led home the male duo in 41.14mins whilst team-mate Barrie Jackson of Bala followed in 44.15mins to claim 2nd place in the male over-65 category.
Prior to competing in Bangor, Dysynni's Brenda Jones was in action in Callendar Park, Falkirk as the Scotish venue hosted the Great Britain & Ireland Masters Cross-Country International Championships. To continue her amazing year of success, the Llanelltyd athlete claimed yet another championship victory as she led home the female over-65 section in a time of 33.02mins.
athletes have also been in action at two fell races recently. Firstly, two
Meirionnydd Running Club athletes took on the 11 mile Penmaenmawr Fell Race
which incorporated 1500 feet of climbing. Tony Hodgson of Llanelltyd led home
the duo in 1hr 38.20mins whilst an ever-improving Kevin Evans of Dolgellau
followed in 1hr 45.00mins. Two Tywyn based athletes meanwhile headed to
Church Stretton in
Finally, three local athletes participated in two 10k road races in vastly different surroundings. Firstly, at the Helena Tipping 10k Race in Wrexham, there were finishing times of 41.35mins for Jos Jones of Tywyn and 46.13mins for Graeme Stringer of Arthog whilst in the distant shores of the Falkland Islands, Kate Williams of Aberdyfi took a break from her teaching duties to complete the Stanley Leisure Centre 10k in a time of 50.17mins, claiming runners-up in the ladies section of the race in the process.