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Updates
Race results here. 10th February NEW!
Club championships as at 10th February here. 10th February NEW!
GLCL X/C Usk results here. 10th February NEW!
Gwent League X/C Pontypool Park results here. 10th February NEW!
Upcoming Events
17/02/2019 Cardiff 20/10 Bute Park, Cardiff, CF10 3DX @ 08:45 a.m.
17/02/2019 Sorbrook Slog Olive Tree, Edlogan Way, Cwmbran, NP4 2JJ @ 11:00 a.m.
23/02/2019 Welsh X/C Championships Pembrey Country Park, Burry Port, SA16 0EJ.
24/02/2019 Pontypool Home Run 10K Pontypool Park, Pontypool, NP4 8AT @ 10:00 a.m.
02/03/2019 Gwent League X/C Blaise Blaise Castle, Bristol, BS10 7QT.
03/03/2019 Admiral City of Newport Half Marathon Newport Leisure Centre, 1 Kingsway, Newport, NP20 1UH @ 09:00 a.m.
Weekly Parkruns - Saturday 9:00 am
 
IRC Annual Awards 2018
 
The evening of Friday 25th January saw Islwyn Running Club hold their 2018 awards ceremony @ the Islwyn Indoor Bowling Centre in Gelligroes, Pontllanfraith once again. Entertainment was once again provided by our very own Rhydwyn Harris's excellent band, Under the Covers! An enjoyable evening was had by all... 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
Credit to Mike Kelly for the photos.
 

 
IRC Races 2019
 
 
The Sirhowy Challenge is a 10 mile (approx) multi-terrain race. The race starts on the Sirhowy Valley Walk at the Ynysddu Hotel and climbs via forest tracks, paths and tarmac roads to the trig point on Machen Mountain before returning to the finish at the Ynysddu Hotel. The route climbs 1,500ft.⠀⠀⠀
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All finishers will receive a drinks token that can be exchanged at the Ynysddu Hotel. ⠀⠀⠀
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There will be prizes in all categories, along with male and female team prizes.⠀⠀⠀

 
Limited entries may be available on the day, online entries are now available here.
 
 
 
 
The Blade Runner is a scenic 6.6 mile race from turbine to turbine through the village of Manmoel on quiet country lanes.
 
All finishers will receive a commemorative 'Blade Runner' buff. 
There will be prizes in all categories and a team prize.⠀⠀⠀
 
Limited entries may be available on the evening, online entries are now available here.
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Established in 1994, the Murder Mile is one of the toughest uphill miles in the country. ⠀

The route climbs 700ft along a country lane before finishing in Penrhiwarwydd Farm. ⠀

Will 2019 be the year when the course record of 8:04 mins is broken? ⠀
Sponsored by Moti Cwmbran, there will be Moti vouchers for the top 3 male and female finishers, with Murder Mile hoodies for the first male, female, junior male and junior female.
 
Beer for all finishers (or Haribo).
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Limited entries may be available on the evening, online entries are now available here.


 


 
About Us
We're a friendly running club formed in 1983 based in Caerphilly County Borough whose H.Q. is Pontllanfraith Leisure Centre. The club meets
every Tues. & Thurs. at 6.15.
All abilities welcome.
For more info contact:-
Mike Heare on  01495 245430 
 
 
IRC @ the Griffithstown GLCL Road Race May 2016: