Llandudno Running Festival

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The inaugural staging of the Arriva Trains Wales¬†Llandudno Running Festival organised by Run 4 Wales made an encouraging start on Sunday 15th March. Following a series of Primary School races, a mile road race and a fun run, a 5km in conjunction with a 10k road race took place with the 10k runners completing two laps encompassing; the Main Mostyn shopping Street, start/finish area, Gloddaeth Avenue and the Promenade while the 5k runners completed the one lap in which Owen Roberts displaying the new Eryri running vest finished 2nd overall in a time of 16:47 behind the race winner Owen Haswell (Cardiff AC) 16:30. There were 59 finishers. The 10k attracted 171 finishers led home by Cybi’s Harvey Wharton in a time of 33:56. Dewi Owen being the first Eryri finisher in 4th place 36:38 with 6th Craig Jones 1st MV/45 in 37:27. 8th Huw Owen 38:59. 9th and the 1st female finisher, the very much inform Andrea Rowlands in a time of 39:01 just a week after her Wrexham Marathon exploits. 12th (1st MV/55) Arwel Lewis 39:40. 13th Jon Tyler 39:58. 14th Brian Wills 40:13 and finishing 32nd overall and 2nd female finisher was Louise Emery in a time of 43:16. But for the quite breezy conditions, the weather was dry and not too cold.

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