News Report 25th August 2007
A relatively quiet month of August has continued with small groups of local athletes competing at five seperate events recently.
A trio of Bro Dysynni athletes headed to the Montgomery Showgrounds to compete in the 4.5 mile off-road Neil Howells Memorial Race. The trio were led home by Barrie Jackson of Bala in 39.06mins, followed by Malcolm Taylor of Criccieth in 40.50mins with Sheila Symonds of Dolgellau completing the trio as she claimed victory in the female over-70 class in an outstanding time of 58.06mins.
Two of the
three who competed in
It was left to a duo of Meirionnydd Running Club members to fly the local flag at the Leg End Fell Race, a 9 mile event held at Dwygyfylchi near Penmaenmawr. In a race which included 2,700feet of climbing, Will Haynes of Rhyd claimed victory in the male under-23 class as he finished in 1hr 33.59mins, whilst sunny conditions saw Adam Haynes following home in his shadow, finishing in 1hr 34.00mins.
Dysynni's Bob Chilton was the sole local competitor at the 4 mile Ponderosa
Hill Race held at the
Furthest afield, in the North of Scotland, Rebecca Dalimore formerly of Dolgellau was in action at the Nairn Half Marathon. In her fifth race over the distance, a finishing time of 1hr 51.48mins saw a further steady improvement as well as a satisfying personal best.