Monthly Archives: March 2016

The Gilwern Grunt – March 28th

Venue: The Whistle Inn, Blaenavon It really is the most interesting off-road race, with some spectacular scenery set amongst a backdrop of remote moorland-like areas and old quarry workings. A route for connoisseurs! Heavy overnight wind and rain from storm … Continue reading

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IAAF/Cardiff University World Half Marathon Championships, Cardiff – 26th March

Six brave Forest runners went up against the best in the world, including Mo Farah, at the IAAF World Championship Half Marathon in Cardiff. They didn’t quite keep up with Mo, but there was some great times and PB’s, despite … Continue reading

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Forest of Dean Spring Half – 20th March

[Show slideshow] 1234789► This annual event is organised by The Rotary Club of the Royal Forest of Dean and supported by the Forestry Commission. Proceeds are used to support charities, both locally and nationally.  The course begins at Speech House … Continue reading

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Weekend Roundup – 12th and 13th March

Gloucester 20 The Gloucester 20 took place on Sunday 13th March. This is a multi lap road race around country roads and ideal for those preparing for a spring marathon. The entry is limited to 600 and the race was full. … Continue reading

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Brecon Cross Country 5th March

There was a decent forest turnout, despite the clash with Rhayader, for the Brecon cross country – the last race of the 2015-16 season. The day was clear, but cold, with a snow capped Pen-y-Fan Mountain range creating a spectacular … Continue reading

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Rhayader 20

The weather on the day before the event included snow and there was much discussion between the entrants of how bad it was going to be, and what they needed to wear.  The day itself produced good conditions: warm enough … Continue reading

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St Davids 10K – 28th Feb

[Show slideshow] 12► The St David’s Day Run was first organised in 2003 and was the idea of Mr Huw Lewis MBE. Mr Lewis wanted to organise an event highlighting the Wales’s national holiday and raise money for a local … Continue reading

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