Border League update.

Categories: Road News

Five Eryri Harriers represented the club in the final race of the 2014/15 Borders Road Running League at Wrexham on Wednesday 22nd April where, on a fast 4mile flat course, Arwel Lewis led the team home in 83rd place overall in a time of 25:21 followed by: 89th Gary Porter-Jones 25:39. 99th Dilwyn Rowlands 26:06. 220th & 2nd MV/70 Don Williams 31:06 & 252nd Kalvin Jones 33:45. There were 268 finishers.
In the final team standings, Eryri’s men were placed 2nd bottom of Division 2 with 6258 points against them while Eryri’s women were placed 7th in their respectiove 2nd Division with 8180 points. In the individual standings, Don Williams was Eryri’s main winner with Gold in the MV/70 category while Arwel Lewis finished runner-up in the MV/55 category.
7 Races out of 7
Arwel Lewis & Don Williams
5 Races
Dilwyn Rowlands
3 Races
Roy Jardine & Stuart McDonald
2 Races
Martin Cliffe. Alex Fletcher. Rhys James. Gary Porter-Jones. Kalvin Jones. Owen Roberts. Steffan Williams & Tony Woodall.
1 Race
Russell Bentley. Joanne Cliffe. Alison Donnelly. Lizzie Irvine. Lowri Jones. Gwyn Owen. Dewi Owen. Huw Owen. Matthew Roberts. Brendan Rothery. Sioned Rowlands. John Spill. Phil Targett. Huw Trainor & Ashley Wager.
Well Done All
Highlight of the season, obviously the 6th event at Caernarfon where Eryri’s men were comfortable team winners on the day with Matt Roberts 1st ahead of Gwyn Owen & Owen Roberts 5th. Notably, Russell Bentley won the 5th event at Mold where Owen also finished 9th while John Spill finished 4th in the 2nd event at Tattenhall.
In total, Eryri have competed in 115 Border League races since they first entered the league, and their debut race at Shotton on 18th October 1998.
Arwel Lewis 106 Races
Roy Jardine 72
Don Williams 69
Emyr Davies 65
Dave Beard 56
The North Wales 10 Mile Championships takes place at Wrexham this Saturday 25th April. The event is Eryri’s fifth event in the 2015 Road Running Championships following the Wrexham H/M and the Border League races at: Prestatyn, Mold and Caernarfon. The Wrexham 10 starts and finishes at The Club House (Formerly Prysmian Club) Post Code: LL13 9RG on Wrexham’s Industrial Estate starting at 2.00pm. There will be entries on the day.

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