Welsh Athletics were sad to hear of the passing of WILLIAM GEORGE PRYCE Obituary provided by Board member, Benrie Plain: Bill passed away at home on July 26th, aged 84. Beloved husband of Sylvia,...

The first of the Welsh Schools’ national track and field championships – for boys only – was held in June 1947, at Taff Vale Park in Pontypridd and, with the exception of 1984, they ...

It is with great sadness that we report that Ian Dixon has died. From the mid-90s to 2017, he was a familiar figure at major athletics events in Wales - outdoor at track & field, cross-country and...

The family have never been able to afford a headstone for his grave in St Lawrence’s Church Cemetery, Edgware Cecil Griffiths is one of Wales’ greatest athletes. He won an Olympic Gol...

Ken was a much loved coach at Deeside and across North Wales. He has most certainly contributed hugely to the endurance programme in the North. Ken Ross was born in Birkenhead on the 24th of Febr...

From Mick McGeoch Norman Wilson 1956 - 2021 It is with great sadness that I write to inform you of the death of Norman Wilson. Norman died last Friday after a short illness at the age of 65. Having ra...

  The Welsh athletics fraternity will be shocked to learn of the death of former Welsh 200m record holder Jon Stark who died aged 60 on May 8th. Clive Williams remembers an outstanding Welsh spri...

Life Member and stalwart of West Wales Athletics, Hedydd Davies, is publishing a book covering his life in education and athletics; "For very many years I have written reports on the perform...

The late Ivor Arnold – Clive Williams remembers a great servant to athletics in Wales who died recently. The Welsh athletics community will be sad to learn of the death of leading official Ivor ...

April 11th – the END of the Cross-Country season in 1981 Forty years ago, last weekend, on April 11th, 1981, the cross-country season came to an end for our talented young endurance athletes. Th...

Welsh Schools national cross-country championships – 40 years ago – March 21st, 1981 Because of the coronavirus pandemic and the related restrictions, the Welsh Schools’ national cro...

Cyril Leigh (L) with former World marathon record holder Steve Jones at the 100th Welsh track & field championships in 2017. Both won Welsh cross country and marathon titles.  Update: Funeral...

Cardiff-born Bob Maplestone [no.8 in image], the first Briton to run a mile indoors in under 4 minutes died on Saturday (January 2nd) in his adopted home of Seattle, USA aged 74. He ran 3.59.5 indoors...

Welsh Athletics is sad to learn of the deaths of two former members of Roath Harriers – the club that merged with Birchgrove Harriers to form Cardiff AAC in 1968. George Holland was 80 and Peter...

The extraordinary number of tributes on TV, in the press and online to the late JJ Williams, who died on October 29th aged 72, have quite rightly concentrated on his legendary rugby feats. These inclu...

The first London Marathon took place on a dull damp day - Sunday 29 March, 1981 - great for running, not so for spectating. 6255 runners finished. The race was a spectacular success and changed the im...

Greg Ashcroft's funeral is the 15 Sept. 2 pm at Caersalem chapel, Aber Bargoed onto Bedwellty church for internment and refreshments at Blackwood cricket club   The Welsh athletics commu...