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Welsh 10km Road Race Series

26/04/2022 00:00, In Blog / Road /

The 2022 Welsh 10km Road Race Series will begin with the Bryn Meadows Caerphilly 10k on Sunday 15th May.

The Series will incorporate five of the top Welsh races over 10km and will culminate at the ABP Newport Wales 10k on Sunday 23rd October.

Athletes who are registered with Welsh Athletics will be eligible to compete in the series. This includes athletes who are eligible to compete for Wales and athletes who are members of Welsh Clubs. Eligible Athletes will be issued points in each race and an athletes top four scores will be combined and scored in the following age-groups; Senior, M35 / W35, M45 / W45, M55 / W55, M65+ / W65+.

‘We are delighted to announce the return of the Welsh 10km Road Race Series in 2022’ said Alex Donald, Endurance Competitions Manager for Welsh Athletics. ‘The majority of our membership are endurance runner’s so we are keen to offer a new competition opportunity to this demographic and have been working with event organisers across Wales to make this happen’.

The full list of fixtures is;

Sunday 15th May: Bryn Meadows Caerphilly 10k (East Wales) Sunday 3rd July: Healthspan Porthcawl 10k (South Wales) Sunday 24th July: Helena Tipping Wrexham 10k (North Wales) Sunday 18th September: Admiral Swansea Bay 10k (West Wales) Sunday 23rd October: ABP Newport Wales 10k (East Wales)

1st £500 2nd £300 3rd £200 4th £100 5th £50

Kit prizes will also be issued for the winners of each master’s category.

For more information on the race series, have a look at our list of fixtures