Lloyd leads way for club

Llanelli Star - - SPORT -

THE Bank Hol­i­day week­end of­fered Sarn He­len run­ners a range of events to stretch their legs.

The hills of Devils Bridge pro­vided a scenic and dra­matic back­drop for the Red Kite Chal­lenge. Sarn He­len mem­bers participat­ed in trail ju­nior, half marathon and 10k events.

In the ju­nior trail run­ning cham­pi­onship, Dafydd Lloyd recorded a su­perb time of 20.53, tak­ing first in the West Wales un­der-17 and fourth over­all in the Welsh Cham­pi­onship.

In the half marathon, which was also a cham­pi­onship race for the West Wales and Welsh Cham­pi­onships, Sarn He­len achieved the fol­low­ing re­sults: Glyn Price 1.44.46; Jes­sica Bruce 1.47.32; Kevin Hughes 1.52.21; Mick Tay­lor 2.12.42; An­drew Edgell 2.19.57 and De­lyth Crimes 2.22.35.

In the 10k race, Mark Rivers 59.00; Michael Davies 59.32; Eleri Rivers 1.09.15; Mitchell Read­win 1.09.29; Re­becca Doswell 1.33.40 and Jane Holmes 1.53.04.

Car­wyn Davies took on the Dragon 100 Coastal Race, an ul­tra-trail foot race along the Wales Coastal Path from Rhos­sili to Cardiff Bay, with ap­prox­i­mately 3,000 me­ters of climb­ing.

Com­peti­tors were re­quired to com­plete the course within 31 hours and he ploughed through the 11 check­points to fin­ish in a crack­ing time of 23:48:22.

Weather con­di­tions were per­fect for the sec­ond New­port ABP Wales Marathon and 10k. Sarn He­len mem­bers recorded im­pres­sive times.

Marathon: Ken Caulkett, 25th in cat­e­gory, 3:00:00; Ge­orge Eadon, 50th in cat­e­gory, 3:05:35; Liz Pugh, 39th in cat­e­gory, 4:37:49; Ni­cola Davies, 118th in cat­e­gory, 4:49:00, strip­ping a huge 37:45 from her per­for­mance in 2018.

10k: Jenny Caulkett, 20th in her cat­e­gory in a time of 53:11.

Mean­while, the Keswick Half Marathon is one of the most scenic in the coun­try. Sarn He­len’s long-dis­tance reg­u­lar Caryl Wyn Davies recorded an out­stand­ing time of 1:38:10.

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