Welsh Athletics has recently heard the sad news of Vivienne's passing and wish to offer our most sincere condolences to her daughters Rhianwen and Cerys,her sister Venissa and her brother Alvin. V...

From Bernie Jones, North Wales Cross Country League: GEORGE TUDOR "It is with great sadness that our Referee for many, many years, George Tudor, sadly passed away in the early hours of 24th Decem...

It is with great sadness that we have learned of the death today, December 30th, of one of the all-time greats of Welsh athletics, Ron Jones at the age of 87. He captained Britain’s Olympic team...

Welsh Atletics has recently heard the sad news of the passing of Ron Freeman. Ron was one of a small band of technical officials from England who regularly supported     Track & Fie...

Picture caption: Former Welsh Javelin record holder Jackie Zaslona, Gill Regan and Gwyn Williams. The Welsh athletics fraternity will be sad to learn of the death of former Welsh long jump record...

The following were recommended for the 2021 Service Awards and subsequently approved at the AGM held on 23rd October. Congratulations and Thank You to all of the award winners for their dedication and...

It is with much sadness that we report the death on 26th November, of former Welsh 100 and 200 champion Terry Davies of Carmarthen Harriers. He took part in both the 1966 and 1970 Commonwealth Ga...

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...