Night of Endurance (Inc Welsh 10,000m Champs)- Cardiff
The Night of Endurance returned to Cardiff International Sports Stadium for the second year running on Saturday night. The event was held by Cardiff Running Events and featured six 1 mile races and three 10,000m races with the final one hosting the Welsh Championships.
The Welsh 10,000m titles were taken by Alaw Benyon-Thomas of Swansea Harriers in the women’s category and Glyn Fletcher of Les Croupiers in the men’s category.
British Under 17 & Under 15 Championships- Manchester
Ben Hillman of Cardiff AAC was the overall winner of the under 15 boys Octathlon with 4336 points. Jamie Holland (Steve Ingram) of Swansea Harriers was the winner of the Welsh girls under 15 Hexathlon title and finished in 8th place overall in the British Championships with 2981 points. Thomas Britt (Edward Thompson) of Cardiff AAC was the winner of the Welsh Under 17 boys Decathlon title and finished 7th overall with 5399 points. Grace Morgan (Nigel Lewis) of Cardiff Archers was the winner of the Welsh under 17 girls Heptathlon title and finished 9th overall with 4175 points.
BMC Gold Standard Race- Watford
There were a number of Welsh athletes in action in Watford on Wednesday night (9th of August) but there were two stand-out performances to mention. Jake Heyward of Cardiff AAC (Paul Darney) continued his fine form with a new personal best of 1:50.33 for 800m in the 800m A race in Watford. Melissa Courtney (Rob Denmark) finished 3rd in the women’s 800m A race, setting a new personal best of 2:04.03 in the process.