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It was a good day out for youth and veterans alike at this year’s Pipe Dream, with two under 23’s in the top three (one of them under 18), but crowned by a Vet 40. Felipe Jones (v40) of Sarn Helen and clubmate Sion Price (u23) travelled a long way to take the top two slots, with Felipe having no trouble with a nearly two minute margin by the end, smashing John Parkinson’s v40 record in the process.
Not so easy behind him, as Max Dunford (u18) running for St Davids College, narrowly beat John P for the final podium position.
Eryri’s Miranda Grant had no trouble winning the ladies, with a strong performance leaving her three minutes clear of Sian Williams of Hebog. Lois Lee (u18) of St Davids took 3rd.
Great to see some young blood doing well in what is a sea of v40’s these days. Thanks go to Math Roberts for encouraging and facilitating the St Davids College pupils to attend. No doubt they will be making further appearances this season.
One notable performance this year came in the form of Steve P Jones. SPJ absolutely destroyed Alan Duncan’s 2013 v60 record by 2.01 minutes, finishing 11th overall in the process and only 12 seconds behind Miranda. One to watch for this year’s British Champs perhaps?
Pictured are John Parkinson climbing well up the initial pipe incline, with Miranda battling hard behind. And Gary PJ enjoying himself in his new Eryri cycle top!
Very sad to hear about the sudden death of Emrys Jones (Cybi Striders) after a short illness aged 58. The club sends its sincere condolences to his family and many friends. Ems was very well respected and liked on the running circuit and will be very sadly missed by all who knew him.
His funeral is on Saturday 28th January, a public service at St Cyngar’s Church Llangefni at 11:30am. Donations in memory of Ems will be kindly accepted towards Ysbyty Gwynedd’s Alaw Ward and Macmillian.
The first Sweeney Scramble, a true Mud Run, was in February last year in the little hamlet of Sweeney Mountain just south of Oswestry and was a great event attracting 95 runners in the 5km and 10 km versions.
The second Run will be on Sunday 26th February 2017.
Registration and full details of where we are and how to get there are through the website www.sweeneyscramble.co.uk and entry is unchanged at £20 for each of the 5 km and 10 km runs.
Don’t forget that the annual Club Presentation/Social evening will take place on Sat 11th Feb (Moel y Ci race day) at the Padarn Lake Hotel, Llanberis. Let’s ensure there’s plenty of us there to witness & congratulate our 2016 season award winners & make it an evening to remember!
Padarn Lake Hotel
7 for 7.30pm, Sat 11th February
Hot food, great company & presentation of club awards
Ticket price: £12/under 14s £6
Contact Ellie Salisbury : firstname.lastname@example.org or 07789061648
Sunday 18th Dec. Start 11am. Registration and start at Victoria Hotel, Llanberis.
Junior fun run.
£5, soup, roll & mince pie, kids £2, they get a selection box and fruit drink