Leadership in Running Fitness Course

Please find attached information regarding the Leadership In Running Fitness (LiRF) course which will be held in Caernarfon on May 23rd.  

Applications need to be submitted before May 8th, please contact Arwel Lewis if interested.

Leadership in Running Fitness Course

23rd May 2015
9am – 5pm

VENUE: Arfon Leisure Centre, Ffordd Bethel, Caernarfon, Wales, LL55 1HW
Cost – £110 Affiliated £140 Non Affiliated
To Apply
Please complete the online booking form or post an application form complete with a passport photograph* and payment to;

Coach Education
Welsh Athletics Ltd
Cardiff International Sports Stadium
Leckwith Road
Cardiff, CF11 8AZ
Course Code: (WALiRF 15.6)
Applications available at www.welshathletics.org
Leadership in Running Fitness (WALiRF 15.6)
Course – Leadership in Running Fitness
Brief Course Outline
Role A Leader in Running Fitness will be insured to lead running based fitness sessions aimed at those wishing to work with adult, participation, endurance athletes aged 18+.
Course Overview The course will enable Leaders to deliver fun and safe sessions to multi-ability groups and provide advice and support to new runners, as well as to develop pathways for those who want to progress. The course focuses on understanding and overcoming barriers to participation in running and how to increase participation by those not traditionally attracted to a running club.
Duration: 1 Day Course
For more details on the Leadership in Running Fitness course please click http://www.welshathletics.org/coaches/coaching-calendar/leadership-in-running-fitness-(walirf156).aspx
Date: Saturday 23rd May
Cost: £110 Affiliated £140 Non Affiliated
Times: 9:00 – 17:00
Course Code: WALiRF15.6
Arfon Leisure Centre, Ffordd Bethel, Caernarfon, Wales, LL55 1HW

Closing Date for registration: Friday 8th May
To Apply Please post an application form complete with a passport photograph* and payment to; Coach Education Welsh Athletics Ltd Cardiff International Sports Stadium Leckwith Road Cardiff CF11 8AZ *(no computer images)
More questions? To find out anything else about this course please contact tom.marley@welshathletics.org

First Aid Course

Any Eryri club member that is also a race organiser or a regular marshal at a club race can have the cost of attending a first aid course reimbursed by the club. If you are interested in this, please contact Ellie Salisbury for further details. ellierocknrun@gmail.com 


Gareth Brooks

It is with regret that we report of passing of Gareth, son of Paul Brooks (Welsh Athletics).   Gareth passed away on the 2nd March aged just 35.

Our sincere condolences to Paul and his family.


Aelodaeth 2015/16 Membership

Aelodaeth 2015/16 Membership
Mae hi’n adeg yna’r flwyddyn unwaith eto!
Bydd angen talu ffi aelodaeth ar gyfer 2015/16 cyn diwedd y mis (Mawrth).
Cofiwch gallwch nawr talu ar lein, manylion y banc ar y ffurflen aelodaeth.
It’s that time of year again!
Membership renewals need to be paid by the end of the month (March).
Remember that you can now pay online, bank details are on the membership form.
Diolch yn fawr!

Club Awards Presentation Evening

This year’s always popular annual club social and presentation evening will take place at Y Caban , Brynrefail, 7pm on Saturday 28th February.

Tickets £10, to include hot buffet meal.

Prizewinners and annual awards for 2014 will be presented during the evening.

Tickets from Ellie Salisbury 07789061648 – ellierocknrun@googlemail.com

Welsh Cross Country Championships

The Welsh Cross Country Championships are being held at Rhug Estate, Corwen on the 21st February 2015. It is quite rare for them to be in north Wales and we are looking to encourage  as many Eryri members to enter as possible. Details of the event are on the Welsh Athletics website under events. If anyone wants to enter please send your name, date of birth and Welsh Athletics registration number to  jenkinson67@btinternet.com  and the club will do a block entry.

Please ensure you have Welsh eligibility to run – see Welsh Athletics website for further details. Entry fees are £3 per person and will be paid by the club if you pre-enter and run.

Details of the courses and race times are all on the WA website.

Paul Jenkinson

SMR, 18th January

Sundays run will meet at the West Shore Paddling Pool, Llandudno, LL30 2BD.  GR771821.  Meet 10.30am.

This week’s route will take in the quieter, more interesting and sometimes less trod paths, cliffs and nooks of the Great Orme.

Refreshments afterwards if you’re good children.


Christmas Fun Run

Ras Nadolig Eryri! Diwrnod gwych gyda thywydd braf iawn.  Nifer fawr o redwyr mewn gwisg ffansi trawiadol iawn!

Ras yn cychwyn o Westy’r Fic ac yna ymlaen am Amgueddfa Lechi ac wedyn o gwmpas y llyn ac yn ôl i orffen yn y Fic.  Cyfanswm o bump deg pedwar o redwyr.  Diolch yn fawr unwaith eto i staff y Fic am adael i’r clwb gael cynnal y ras yno ac am baratoi’r lluniaeth ar ddiwedd y ras.

Lluniau a chanlyniadau isod.

Eryri Xmas Race Results!  Great day, with excellent weather conditions.  High number of fancy dress runners in striking costumes!

Race commenced from the Victoria Hotel, then onwards past the Slate Museum & around the lake then back to the Vic.  Total of fifty four runners.  Thanks again to the staff of the Victoria Hotel for letting the club use their facilities and for providing the refreshments at the end of the race.

Photos and race results below.


Xmas run photo two Xmas Race Results Senior Xmas Race Results Children Fancy dress photo 1-2