Quar­tet take on siz­zling chal­lenge

Llanelli Star - - ATHLETICS -

TAF Run­ning and Ori­en­teer­ing Club were rep­re­sented by four mem­bers in the gru­elling Sospan Siz­zler Triathlon in Burry Port.

Si­mon Williams, Si­mon Scur­rell, Rob New­man and Jim Dilks com­pleted the half-iron­man dis­tance of a 1.9k swim, 90k cycle ride and 20k run.

Mean­while, Llyr Roberts and Dewi Snel­son took part in the pres­ti­gious Snow­don In­ter­na­tional Moun­tain race, finishing 255th and 343rd.

The first race in the Pop­pit Sands 5k se­ries in­cluded 10 TROTS run­ners, led by Nick Mer­rony, who won the M50 age cat­e­gory, finishing 16th in 20 min­utes 34 sec­onds.

Be­hind him in 29th was Sarah Roberts, who took a fine third place in a com­pet­i­tive F35 cat­e­gory.

In 41st was Dy­lan Evans, just ahead of M60 run­ner-up Keith Powell and F45 run­ner-up Mair Mor­gan.

Karen Bow­man was 55th and sec­ond F55, David Bow­man 58th, Julie Bar­ber 69th, Jayne Evans 71st and Sonya Jones 77th.

Luke Evans fin­ished in sev­enth po­si­tion at the Ras Frenni at Crymych.

Sarah Roberts was 11th and first lady over the line.

Mair Mor­gan was 15th and Jayne Evans 18th.

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