Weekend Round-up - 27th & 28th October

Monday 29th October, 2018

Snowdonia Marathon - Llanberis - Saturday 27th October 

Russell Bentley (Kent / Eryri) reclaimed the Snowdonia Marathon title on Saturday morning as he ran to a convincing victory with a time of 2:38:21. Finishing second behind Bentley in a time of 2:43:16 was Martin Green (North Wales RR), with Robert Weekes (East Hull) finishing a further 2 minutes back in third place (2:45:50). 

In the women's race, it was Anna Bracegirdle who ran to victory with a superb time of 3:05:33, ahead of Lliswerry's Emma Wookey who ran to a personal best of 3:08:51. In third place was Eryri's Andrea Rowlands with a time of 3:12:36. 

Dublin Marathon - Sunday 28th October 

Josh Griffiths and Natasha Cockram both produced fine performances at the Dublin Marathon on Sunday morning. Swansea Harrier Griffiths finished 7th in a time of 2:16:09, his second fastest marathon clocking, whilst Cockram (MMRT) ran a huge lifetime best of 2:35:49 to finish 4th in the women's race. 

Gloucester 10k - Sunday 28th October 

Swansea's Sian Edwards ran to victory in the women's race at the Gloucester 10k on Sunday morning with a season's best clocking of 34:50. In the men's race, Owain Jones (Bristol & West) finished 6th with a season's best of 31:19, whilst Paul Graham (Pontypridd Roadents) was 8th in a new lifetime best of 31:48. 

MVC Cross Country Championships - Iliinois, USA - Saturday 27th October

Michael Ward (Bradley University / Cardiff AAC) finished 2nd at the MVC Cross Country Championships with an excellent run, clocking 24:05 for the 8k course. 

OVC Cross Country Championships - Missouri, USA - Saturday 27th October 

Matthew Edwards (Belmont / Cardiff AAC) finished 11th at the OVC Cross Country Championships on Saturday, clocking 24:51 over the 8k course. 

Mountain West Cross Country Championships - California, USA - Friday 26th October

Iolo Hughes (New Mexico / Sale Harriers) finished 32nd at the Mountain West Cross Country Championships on Friday, clocking 25:47 over the 8k course. 

C-USA Cross Country Championships - Florida, USA - Saturday 27th October 

Cardiff's Bethan Evans (University of Alabama) finished 60th at the C-USA Championships in Florida on Saturday, running 19:16 over the 5k course. 

 

Top 3 men at the Snowdonia Marathon 

Natasha Cockram - big lifetime best at the Dublin Marathon

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