Weekend Round Up

Cardiff 10k

The 2017 edition of the Cardiff 10k Road Race took place on Sunday around the streets of the Welsh Capital. Despite the rain pouring down all morning and the weather conditions not being ideal, the streets were still packed with people cheering on the runners as they took on the undulating course.

The race was won by Dewi Griffiths (Kevin Evans) who placed one better than two years to take the men’s title. The Swansea Harrier provided the spectators with a sublime front-running performance to clock an impressive 28:47. Charlie Hulson (Steve Vernon) finished in 2nd place with a sub 30-minute clocking, the Sale Harrier clocked a time of 29:58. The next Welsh athlete home was Michael Kallenberg (James Thie) in 6th place, the Cardiff AAC runner clocked a new personal best of 30:33.

Clara Evans (James Thie) was the first Welsh Woman home in 4th place, the Cardiff AAC runner clocked a time of 34:55. Caryl Jones (Alan Storey) was the next Welsh Woman over the line in 6th place, the Swansea Harrier clocked a seasons best of 35:18. Alaw Benyon-Thomas (Kevin Evans) was the 3rd Welsh Woman home in 8th place, the Swansea Harrier ran a new personal best of 35:47.

Full Results are available by clicking here

 

Youth Development League Final

The Youth Development League finals were held in Birmingham over the weekend with 3 Welsh clubs competing and a number of Welsh Athletes in action.

Under 13 & Under 15 Age Groups

Swansea Harriers finished 5th and Cardiff Archers finished in 8th in the final standings in the under 13 & under 15 league. There were a few notable performances from Welsh Athletes who finished top 3 in A string events in the under 13 & under 15 league and full results are available at the bottom.

Caitlyn Mapps (Philip Warwicker)  of Cardiff Archers finished 2nd in the under 15 Girls 100m with a time of 12.78. Caitlyn also finished 3rd in the 200m with a time of 25.89. She also won the Long Jump with 5.27 metres. Fellow Cardiff Archer Josh Nott finished 3rd in the under 15 Boys 100m with a time of 11.82. Josh also finished 2nd in the 200m with a new personal best of 23.62. Morgan Wigley of Cardiff Archers finished 3rd in the under 13 Boys 200m with a new personal best of 26.56.

Alexander King of Cardiff Archers finished 3rd in the under 15 Boys 800m with a time of 2:08.37. Swansea Harrier Tiffany Rees set a new personal best of 3:55.62 to finish 3rd in the under 13 Girls 1200m.

Carys Poole (Tony Morris) of Swansea Harriers won the under 15 Girls 75 metre Hurdles with a time of 11.74. Carys also finished 2nd in the Long Jump with a new personal best of 5.19 metres. Fellow Swansea Harrier Zac Davies finished 3rd in the under 13 Boys 75 metre Hurdles with a new personal best of 12.64. Charlie Brown of Swansea finished 2nd in the under 15 Boys 80 metre Hurdles with a time of 12.18, Zak Wall of Cardiff Archers was just behind in 3rd with 12.37.

The Cardiff Archers under 13 Boys team finished 2nd in the 4x100m relay with a time of 54.24. Swansea Harriers finished in 3rd with a time of 54.44.

Samuel Davies of Swansea finished joint 2nd in the under 13 Boys High Jump with 1.45 metres. Sophie Lisk of Cardiff Archers finished 3rd in the under 13 Girls High Jump with 1.40 metres. Dylan Morgan of Swansea Harriers set a new personal best of 4.71 metres to finish 2nd in the under 13 Boys Long Jump.

Noah Osborne (Jane Hosgood) of Swansea Harriers won the under 15 Boys Pole Vault with 3.05 metres. Fellow Swansea Harrier Evie Lawrence finished 2nd in the under 15 Girls Pole Vault with a personal best of 2.60 metres.

Jamie Holland (Steve Ingram) of Swansea finished 3rd in the under 15 Girls Shot with 10.40 metres. Jamie also won the Javelin with 35.14 metres. Chloe Jones (John Davies) of Swansea finished 2nd in the under 13 Girls Shot with 8.22 metres. Chloe also finished 2nd in the Javelin with 27.85 metres. Joshua Wilton (Renate Prells) of Swansea finished 2nd in the under 15 Boys Discus with 31.32 metres. Fellow Swansea Harrier Holly Cooper (Renate Prells) finished 3rd in the under 15 Girls Discus with 27.96 metres. Cardiff Archer Morgan Jones finished 2nd under 15 Boys Shot with a personal best of 11.48 metres.

 

Full Results are available here

 

Under 17 & Under 20 Age Groups

Cardiff AAC finished in 8th in the under 17 & under 20 final standings with 563 points. There were a few notable performances from the Cardiff athletes who finished in the top of the A string events, full results are available at the bottom of the page.

Recent British Under 17 Champion Jeremiah Azu of Cardiff AAC (Helen Patricia James) won the under 17 Men’s 100m with 11.25. Fellow Cardiff AAC Sprinter Arron Owen (David Norton) finished 3rd in the Under 20 Men’s 100m with 11.12. Lana Culliford (Helen Patricia James) of Cardiff AAC finished 3rd in the under 20 Women’s 400m Hurdles with a new personal best of 64.64.

Larry Ryan of Cardiff AAC set a new personal best of 2:01.02 to win the under 17 Men’s 800m. Georgia Cole (Ridley Griffith) of Cardiff AAC finished 3rd in the under 20 Women’s 800m with a time of 2:21.51. It was a 3rd place finish for Felicity Williamson-Sarll of Cardiff (Ridley Griffith) in the under 20 Women’s 1500m with a time of 5:01.05. Rhian Jones of Cardiff finished 3rd in the under 20 Women’s 1500m Steeplechase with a new personal best of 5:43.06.

Jay Morse (Ian Leek) of Cardiff won the under 17 Men’s Shot final with 13.08 metres. Jay also won the Discus with a distance of 52.57 metres and finished 3rd in the Hammer Throw with 26.14 metres. Fellow Cardiff AAC Thrower Bethan Gammon (Adrian Palmer) finished 2nd in the under 17 Women’s Hammer Throw with 47.40 metres. Thomas Atkinson (Sean Power) of Cardiff won the under 17 Men’s Triple Jump with 13.44 metres.

The Cardiff AAC under 17 Men’s team finished 3rd in the 4x100m relay with a new seasons best of 43.96.

 

Full Results are available here: http://www.ukydl.org.uk/YDL17_UAG_FINAL.pdf

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