Pencarnan Run Series 2018 And finally week 4 of the Pencarnan Run Series has been and gone, it was a blustery night on the western tip of Wales and with the view of the swell breaking over St David’s Head it was a far cry from the first few heat soaked runs! But we can’t complain can we. The night also saw the championship decided It is no surprise that Tom David, kept his crown as the 3K champion. This lad had some heafty competition throughout the series from all sorts from around the UK and held his own and more on

The Little Haven Regatta Swim   As the first swimmer approached the finish line on Little Haven Slipway, the time keepers heard a voice behind them say, “Here comes the first man home” to which the timekeeper said “It could be a woman” to which the voice said “Ha Ha as if” then seconds later 21 year old Pembrokeshire girl Hollie Thomas emerges out of the water having lead from start to finish! Thomas was followed by the First Male Jonathan Harwood then 3rd and 4th place were occupied by the first male vet Kevin Wheeler and first female vet

Pencarnan Run Weeks 3 – Kids Run – Results Once again great to see so many very small ones running with their parent, family friends and grandparents. It really does promote the fun element of it. Meanwhile up in the top 3 Tom David had his toughest race of the series, With Sam Griffiths and Finley Bruce staying with him and pushing him all the way to the end. With the first lady not far behind these 3 coming in at 6th overall was Emma Grittens and about 90 seconds behind her was Tom’s younger sister Katie David with the

The Black Run Pos Cat Cat Pos Race No Name Town Gender Time 1 OM 1 47 Jacob Massey Aberystwyth Male 12.04 2 OM 2 73 Owen Thomas Tenby Male 12.18 3 OM 3 65 Lloyd Thomas Tenby Male 13.22 4 OM 4 39 Fin Bowie Saundersfoot Male 14.01 5 OF 1 6 Anna Bartlett Shrewsbury Female 14.05 6 OF 2 27 Clare Oshea Penarth Female 14.07 7 OM 5 48 James Oshea Penarth Male 14.3 8 OM 6 44 Harrison Cole Picton Tenby Male 14.4 9 OF 3 95 susannah bulpin Cardiff Female 15.2 10 MV 1 70 mark

Pencarnan Run Series week 2 Results Week two happened to be on one of the hottest days the UK has ever seen. Luckily on the Western tip of Wales we had the sea breeze to cool matters and keep it a bit more bearable for the 80 runners that ventured down to Pencarnan Campsite. The Kids race saw the return of Tom David who pip week 1’s winner Steffan Bridger to take first place. But once again it was great to see really little ones make it around the course with parents, grandparent and even older siblings helping them. The

The Pencarnan Run Series 2018 Week 1 – We chose a straight forward course, not too hilly but with a good split of bridal way, coast path and road.  Or so we thought! Now the kids went off lead by Olympian Jaz Joyce who said I’ll act as the hare and lead them around. Then as they came into sight with about 0.5 of a K to go. The Young Steffan Bridger Was leading the pack with Jaz a good 50m behind, then she did the trade mark, head back, arched back and put on the after burners. From there

Now we are not making claim that this is the toughest 3 to 6 peaks in the world. That it is the hardest 4 or 8 mile run you will ever do. But on a glorious Saturday evening in June, as the sun soaked the western tip of Wales what better event could you wish to take part in if your thing is. Trail running, coastal views, wildlife, rib rides, hills, adventure, the basics, a challenge and you V yourself! The build up and prep the event was a bit different. Boom TV were following us abut as they make a fly on the

It can be done! But in an age of wanting instant success, instant service, instant fame, instgram!!! Some things still require alot of training, preparation, commitment and pain to achieve the end goal. These things will only ever be achieved if you really want them for the right reason  and then you still not guaranteed. The Results 1) Richard Simpson – 64hrs 32mins DNF – Helen Platel – 80 Miles Day To withdrew due to Injury DNF – Rob Brown – 50 Miles day one failed the cut off. Continued with a view of completing 3 x 50 milers – withdrew day 3 on 107 miles

Ras Dewi Sant 10K Results POS Number Name Name Gender Gender Pos 1 164 Greg Morgan Male 1 50.26 2 157 Lisa Morgan Female 1 57.45 3 166 Rebecca Morris Female 2 57.55 4 176 Gareth Rees Male 2 1.02.51 5 172 Joanne Williams Female 3 1.03.50 6 158 Mandy Lewis Female 4 1.04.56 7 150 Chris Hamlett Male 3 1.05.53 8 163 Sara Evans Female 5 1.07.06 8 167 Sarah Phillips Female 6 1.07.06 10 156 Kelly John Female 7 1.07.24 11 151 Chris Morgan Male 4 1.09.40 12 171 Caroline Matthews Female 8 1.10.17 13 169 Gareth John

Tour de Shane 2018 Well after the winter and early spring that we have had we could not have asked for a better day for the TDS. Neither could we have asked for a better location than The Bishops Palace adjacent to the Cathedral and inside of the old City walls of St Davids provided a spectacular back drop. It was great to have Shane, his friends and family down for the ride. Even though the ride is part of Shanes fundraising and awareness work for Velindre Cancer Centre I think they all will agree it’s not a bad ride to prepare them all for