TROTS’ pop­u­lar Tenby 10k proves an­other big suc­cess

Llanelli Star - - ATHLETICS/GOLF -

TAF Run­ning and Ori­en­teer­ing’s Tenby 10km at­tracted 600 run­ners from all over the UK, and as well as run­ners and their friends and fam­ily, many res­i­dents and vis­i­tors turned out to sup­port this pop­u­lar event, pro­nounced by race di­rec­tor Si­mon Scur­rell and club chair­man Richard Phillips to have been a suc­cess in its 28th year.

The main spon­sor this year was WP Lewis & Son, with Run and Be­come, Para­mount Net­work­ing Ltd, Bwlchy­groes Farm Feeds and Howies.

With over 40 club mem­bers turn­ing out to vol­un­teer, it was left to a hand­ful of mem­bers to rep­re­sent TROTS in the race it­self.

Fast-im­prov­ing new­comer Sarah Roberts was first of the eight club mem­bers over the line and was re­warded with the runner-up spot in the F35 age cat­e­gory, plac­ing 77th in 47 min­utes 4 sec­onds.

A minute be­hind was Kayleigh Bagshaw in 97th. Dy­lan Evans was next in 148th, fol­lowed by Mike Terry (153rd), Cather­ine Lee (309th), Cefin Vaughan (327th), Emma Perkins (385th) and Cather­ine Mor­ton (388th).

The over­all win­ner of the race was Jamie Parry from Parc Bryn Bach, Tre­de­gar, in a time of 34:04.

Sioned How­ells from Am­man Val­ley AC was the fe­male win­ner, 18th over­all in 39:17.

Mean­while, TROTS club road race cham­pion Lindy Eynon was called up to run for Wales in a Mas­ters in­ter­na­tional against Eng­land at the Barry 10km road race.

She was third in the W55 cat­e­gory in a time of 46:16.

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