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Gareth Hughes
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THE LAST POST!
AFTER MORE THAN THREE YEARS I HAVE DECIDED TO STOP PRODUCING THIS ATHLETICSNORTHWALES BLOG.  HAVING JUST HAD MY 70TH BIRTHDAY I AM RETIRING AS SECRETARY OF PRESTATYN RUNNING CLUB (after forming the club 33 years ago) , AS CHAIRMAN OF THE NORTH WALES REGIONA...
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Wrexham Festival
WESTON TAKES TITLE AT THE DOUBLE Wrexham's Daniel Weston completed a double in the Wrexham Marathon, displaying remarkable consistency as he did so.  In March, 2015, he won the inaugural race in 2-35.59 and followed it up with victory in the Chester MBNA Ma...
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Anglesey Half
VAUGHAN AND OLDROYD GIVE REPEAT SHOW The Anglesey half-marathon proved to be a repeat of the Rhyl 10-mile race of two weeks ago, with victories for Alun Vaughan (Eryri) and Hannah Oldroyd (Saltaire).  Vaughan was made to work hard for his title by Bangor st...
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Pipe Dream
BID FOR REPEAT WIN GOES DOWN THE PIPES A bid by Matthew Roberts to retain his title in the Pipe Dream race at Dolgarrog ended in disappointment when he and a couple of the leading runners went off-course.  By the time they realised their mistake it was too ...
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Welsh XC Champs
MEDALS GALORE FOR NORTH WALES IN SWANSEA An appeal for more North Wales athletes to travel south for the annual Welsh  cross-country championships produced results not only in quantity but also in quality.  No fewer than 12 competitors came away from Swanse...
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Welsh 10-mile champs
VAUGHAN BREEZES TO WELSH TITLE A strong headwind on the return stage along the promenade was the greatest challenge former Welsh marathon champion Alun Vaughan faced in the Rhyl 10-mile race.  The event incorporated the Welsh championships and Vaughan (Eryr...
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Welsh Schools' XC
BRILLIANT DAY FOR NORTH WALES YOUNGSTERS The current batch of young North Wales athletes is probably the strongest for many years, and the strength-in-depth was underlined at the Welsh Schools' cross-country championships in Brecon.  A fine all-round perfor...
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Village Bakery Half-Marathon
BAILEY MAKES IT A SALFORD DOUBLE After last year's win by Tarus Elly Joe Bailey made it a "double" for the Salford club  when he won the Village Bakery half-marathon in Wrexham  A former winner of the Conwy half-marathon, he finished in a nippy 68.24, almos...
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Ras Moel y Ci
NEW NAME ON THE SCENE Michael Corrales (North Wales RR) has chalked up some very useful performances on the road over the past 12 months but he claimed what was probably his best result yet when he finished second to Welsh international Gareth Hughes in Ras...
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Manchester XC
CLASSY RUN FROM MITCHELL Several   athletes with North Wales connections had good runs in the Manchester Area Cross-Country League match at Wythenshaw Park, with Welsh international Ian Mitchell (Tipton) coming second.  Former Bangor student James Wignall (...
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