Alsager 5 Mile Road Race


Welsh teams competed at the Alsager 5 mile Road Race in Satffordshire on Sunday. The teams competed in an inter-area match against the North of England, Combined Services and hosts, the Midlands.

A flat and fast course welcomed the athletes keen to post a good time over the distance that is not often run.

Kate Roberts

Kate Roberts pictured at the Cardiff 10k

Andrew Davies (Maldwyn) was the first Welshman home in a race won by Matthew Hynes (North York Moors). Andrew finished twelfth in a time of 24:44 which was a lifetime best by some way.

David Mountford (Liverpool Harriers) was next home in seventeenth, running a new best in 25:12 with his clubmate Ricky Challinor also setting a new best in 25:41.

The ladies team comprised of Kate Roberts (Bridgend AC), Sarah Livett (Menai) and Emma Parry (Wrexham). Kate was first home in ninth posting a time of 29:00. Sarah and Emma finished in 29:16 and 29:19 respectively.

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Cardiff International Sports Stadium
Leckwith Road
Cardiff. CF11 8AZ.

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