After a year that has already seen him run personal bests over 3km, 5km, 10km and the half marathon, Swansea Harrier Dewi Griffiths (Kevin Evans) travelled to Frankfurt to run his marathon debut. A fast start saw him go through the half marathon mark in 63:49, and he maintained his form to finish fifth in a time of 2:09.49. This time puts him second on the Welsh all-time rankings, behind only Steve Jones, and 15th on the UK all-time rankings. It was also the fastest marathon time by a British athlete in three years and a Commonwealth Games ‘A’ standard.
Brooks Snowdonia Marathon
The ever popular Snowdonia marathon took place this weekend in Llanberis. The first male home was Daniel Jones (Team Bath AC) in a time of 2:36.54, and the first femal was Hayley Munn (Northampton Road Runners) in a time of 2:57.25.The event also incorporated the Welsh Masters Marathon Championships.
Welsh Masters Marathon Results