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 –

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  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

Eryri Christmas Fun Run

Once again the Eryri Harriers club committee will be organising the 5.5 mile Xmas Fun Run around Llyn Padarn, starting from the Royal Victoria Hotel.  Non-club members welcome.

 £5 entry on the day, includes soup and mince pie.  Fancy dress positively encouraged, with a prize for the best one and the usual guess the Secret Santa.

Registration from 9.30am, recommended that you arrive early. Run starts at 11 sharp.

Renewal of FRA membership

Renewal of FRA Membership should now be done on-line.  Existing standing orders are no longer valid and will not work.  Anyone who renews before 10th December will receive their Handbook and Fixtures Calendar before Christmas, and if you choose to set up a direct debit payment before the end of the year you will get a £2 discount from the full membership rate.

To renew your FRA Membership please go to the link  and follow the instructions.  This link can also be found on the FRA web-site at

It is also possible to renew by cheque if you don’t have access to the internet – please call Martin Stone or Debbie Thompson on 01931 714106.

For any queries please call Martin or Debbie, or get in touch with FRA Treasurer Andy Watts (details in the 2014 Handbook).

New Eryri vest design – vote YES or NO!

If you were at the recent club AGM you’ll know that there are plans for a new design for the Eryri Harriers running vest.

The decision is down to all club members, all members will have received an email with a link which will allow you to either vote for the new vest design or to stick with the present design. The questionnaire closes on December 19th, with the results announced at the Christmas Fun Run on the 21st December.