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Gwent League X/C Blaise Castle results here. 13th March NEW!
GLCL X/C Glebelands results here. 13th March NEW!
Club championships as at 13th March here. 13th March NEW!
Race results here. 13th March NEW!
Upcoming Events
16/03/2019 Fission 20/20 Hamfields Leisure Centre, Gloucestershire, GL13 9PA @ 09:00 a.m.
17/03/2019 San Domenico 10 & 20 Mile Races Rhydycar Leisure Centre, Merthyr Tydfil, CF48 1UT @ 09:30 a.m.
24/03/2019 Cardiff Taff Trail Half Marathon Scout Hall, Pontcanna Fields, Fields Park Road, Pontcanna, Cardiff, CF11 9LB @ 08:45.
24/03/2019 Abergavenny 10K Pandy, Abergavenny @ 09:00 a.m.
24/03/2019 Merthyr Half Marathon Merthyr College, Merthyr Tydfil @ 10:00 a.m.
31/03/2019 Cardiff Bay 10K Roald Dahl Plass, Cardiff Bay, Cardiff @ 11:00 a.m.
Weekly Parkruns - Saturday 9:00 am

Summer Road Series 2019
Summer's coming...
The GLCL road race series will soon be here.
(PROVISIONAL dates & hosts)

Race 1 : Parc Bryn Bach : Tues. 7th May
Race 2 : Islwyn Running Club: Tues. 21st May
Race 3 : Pont-y-pwl & District Runners : Tues. 4th June
(including presentation of 2018/19 XC awards)
Race 4 : Lliswerry Runners : Tues. 2nd July
Race 5 : Griffithstown Harriers & Fairwater Runners Cwmbran : Tues. 6th August

All races start 19:30.

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.⠀⠀⠀
All finishers will receive a drinks token that can be exchanged at the Ynysddu Hotel. ⠀⠀⠀
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.

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).
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: