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URGENT CLUB NOTICE Tuesday 17 March 2020

Welsh Athletics in consultation with UK Athletics are closing down all athletic activity due to COVID -19 Virus.

 

 

Club Officers met last night, 16th March. Decision was made to close Academy down as from last night, till end of Easter holidays.

 However today's statement from Welsh Athletics, is that ALL athletic activity is suspended until the end of APRIL

Situation will then be reviewed.

For any queries, please contact our club office.  

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Cardiff Athletics Presentation Tuesday 3 March 2020

Club Junior Presentations last Friday at Llandaff Rugby Club was huge success, with all tickets sold out. Despite pouring rain the Presentations was made to a packed audience.

Well done to organising committee comprising of Gayle Farrell, Marie Sparkes, Melanie Gregory, Peter Gregson, and Melanie Stephenson Gray, for making evening such a success, buffet was very good too.

Mike Farrell took many photos of awards that can seen on Cardiff Athletics.

Welsh Cross Championships 2020 Tuesday 3 March 2020

凯极娱乐官网Pembrey Country Park hosted the 116th Welsh XCC. On day that started with early sunshine, leading to a strong bitingly  cold wind with one heavy rain shower. Cardiff Athletics athletes and teams had excellent results, with our senior men and senior womens winning Welsh team titles, despite missing many star runners. That showed our strength in depth is improving, with our MW35 Women team, winning MW35 title for first time.

Club had 2 individual winners with James Hunt senior men, photo, and Jessica Evans U15 Girls. James  took lead from gun, and dominated race winning by 22secs. Ciaran Lewis 2nd and a fast finishing Dan Nash 3rd, was followed home by Michael Kallenberg 7th, Nathan Jones 8th and Mukhtaar Farhan 15th closed team with 38pts. Swansea 2nd 61pts, Pontypridd Roadents 3rd 155pts. Rebecca Evans 3rd led Club winning women's team home, with 3 of our MW35 runners.     

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Cardiff Athletics 2018/2019 Presentations Tuesday 25 February 2020

On Friday 28th February Club Presentations for 2018/2019 season is taking place at LLandaff Rugby Clubhouse, on Western Avenue, starting at 7.30pm. Tickets £5. Any queries can be answered by contacting Gayle Farrell in club office, or Mark Gold Club Manager. The Awards night is being organised by Pete Gregson, Melonie Gregory, Marie Sparkes, and Gayle Farrell. A separate panel was set up to decide from submissions received for the Simon Lane award.

凯极娱乐官网Normally the Presentation of awards would take place before end of 2019, unfortunately circumstances with booking a venue prevented this from happening. The Performance Awards Selection panel decided the following athletes receive 2018/2019 Performance Awards. :- 

Welsh Junior ID Championships Monday 10 February 2020

This years Welsh ID Championships 1/2nd February, was an outstanding success for Cardiff Athletics athletes, winning a huge amount of medals across age groups and athletic disciplines. Photo shows first 3 in U20W 60m final. Emmanuella Kone Gold. Issie Tustin Silver. Sadie Graham-Mulvaney Bronze. Due to an initative by Lorrainne Graham-Mulvaney, Lorraine asked Colin Jackson (who attended Day2 of the Championship, with TV cameras, upon his main task that day), if he would present the medals to the 3 Cardiff girls. As you can see he obliged. Something that all the girls, and their parents will remember. Many people agreed WJC was an enjoyable experience for athletes, and their support groups. Listed below are medalists, they include:-

Welsh Senior 2020 ID's Championships Tuesday 28 January 2020

Sam Gordon

Last Saturday the Welsh Senior and selected Juniors Championships took place at NIAC. Cardiff Athletics athletes won 6 Gold,6 Silver and 8 Bronze individual medas. In selected Junior events Cardiff athletes won 1 silver, 2 Bronze individual medals, with Junior Relay teams winning Gold, Bronze in U15B Relay race, our U15G Relay team won Silver medals.

凯极娱乐官网There were many fine individual performances at NIAC with top of the list Sam Gordon's winning 60m in 6.69 a CBP. Sam was followed home by Jeremiah Azu 2nd (U20) in 6.81, and Dewi Hammond 3rd also in 6.81. A clean sweep for Cardiff's sprinters.          

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Welsh Junior Indoor Open 2 Thursday 23 January 2020

On 5th Janury Day 2 of the Welsh Junior Open took place at NIAC. Leckwith track only opened on 2nd January after their normal festive break, so little time to prepare unless athletes trained at NIAC.

凯极娱乐官网First events on track were 1500m for U17M and U17W. Lloyd Jones won Gold for SWA. Gwenno Goode 14yrs, won a good tactical U17W race. 

Gabby Dickinson U17W won the most individual medals, winning 3 events 60mH, LJ, and 60m. The event includes SWA. EWA. and WWA Regions, and athletes from West Country.

Picture. U17M 800m all SWA. Ben Farrell 1st, Lloyd Jones 2nd, Charlie Hurdman 3rd. All train in same group of five males, and  Gwenno Goode. They train hard, have fun, and all get along well. 

凯极娱乐官网Cardiff athletes, other results are below.      

Cross Country Round Up 2 Friday 17 January 2020

Laura Wright 2017

Stirling International and XChallenge凯极娱乐官网 races were held on Saturday 11th January in Sturing Scotland. Like most of UK Stirling course was affected by heavy rainfall over last month. Course was very muddy. The event hosted the Celtic International races with Wales teams competing from senior to U17 age groups. A number of Cardiff male and female runners were selected across age groups. James Hunt SM 26.10  was an excellent 5th, and Matthew Edwards 29th 27.33. With 3 runners in senior races, Kristian Jones 1st 25.33 led Welsh team home. The Wale's senior women's team were one short. Cardiff's Laura Wright had entered the XChallenge U20W race. Laura was drafted into Wales team finishing 42nd 32.45 a creditable race result, U20 race is shorter distance to senior race. Hence photo of Laura, who has made a breakthrough in U20W cross country racing in 2019/20 season.

See below other Cardiff runners results.    

Festive Season - Round Up Monday 6 January 2020

凯极娱乐官网There was a good turn out of Cardiff runners in 2019 Nos Galan 5km, 13 runners took part in the senior race. Males were, James Hunt 2nd 14.37, Ciaran Lewis 3rd 14.41, Matthew Edwards 4th 14.52, James Vincent 8th 15.04, Ben Reynolds 10th 15.12, Lloyd Sheppard 12th 15.14, and Owen Locke 21st 15.51.

凯极娱乐官网Females were, Lucy Marland 3rd 17.02, Megan Carter-Davies 5th 17.24, Rebecca Evans 9th 18.14, Nia Clatworthy U17F 13th 18.43, Bethan Evans U20F 16th 19.21, Julie Chamberlain MF35 37th 21.41, and Caitlin Chapman U20F 73rd 27.59.

凯极娱乐官网There was a good turn out in the Junior Age groups, see below.

   

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