Welcome to Islwyn Running Club Website
Croeso i Wefan Clwb Rhedeg Islwyn
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Updates
GLCL X/C Caerleon results here. 11th March.
Race results here. 9th August NEW!
Club championships as at 6th August here. 9th August NEW!
GLCL Road Race Fairwater/Griffithstown confirmed results here. 11th August NEW! 
Upcoming Events
12/08/2018 Port Talbot Half Marathon Glyncorrwg Ponds & Visitor Centre, Ynyscorrwg Park, Glyncorrwg, Port Talbot, SA13 3EA @ 11:00 a.m.
14/08/2018 Rose Inn IV Redwick Village Hall, Redwick, Nr. Magor, NP26 3DU @ 7:30 p.m.
18/08/2018 Race The Train Tywyn, Gwynedd @ 9:45 a.m. onwards.
18/08/2018 Barry Epic Trail 10K Porthkerry Country Park, Park Road, Barry, CF62 3BY @ 10:00 a.m.
19/08/2018 Parc Cwm Darran 5 Miler Parc Cwm Darran, Bargoed, CF81 9NR @ 10:00 a.m.
19/08/2018 Wye Valley Runners 10 Mile Road Race Hereford Rowing Club, 37 Greyfriars Avenue, Hereford, HR4 0BE @ 10:00 a.m.
Weekly Parkruns - Saturday 9:00 am
Scenic 7 (OK... 5) Re-resurrection!
 
Thanks once again to the sterling efforts of Mike Heare this year's edition of this iconic race will take place on Wednesday 22nd August @ 7 p.m.. Please note, due to restrictions imposed by Natural Resources Wales as a result of this year's wild fires, the route has been truncated and so will only be 5 miles in length.
 
All proceeds this year will go to the Fire Brigade charity.
 
Entries £5 affiliated, £7 unaffiliated.
 
Online entries are available here.
 
The usual venue with onsite parking:
 
Toll Booth,
Cwmcarn Forest Drive,
Cwmcarn,
NP11 7EX.
 

 
IRC'S GLCL @ Parc Penallta!
 
 
Fantastic photo courtesy of Nigel Pearce.
 

 
IRC Showing Off Their VLM Bling!




Some of the IRC runners who successfully battled against difficult conditions in what was the warmest weather the London marathon has so far been run in. Well done to all of those who took part!
 

 
IRC Hosted Races 2018
 
As usual, Islwyn Running Club will be hosting a number of races during the summer, as follows:
 
Sirhowy Challenge Sunday May 13th @ 10:00 a.m. Confirmed results here.
 
Blade Runner Wednesday June 27th @ 7:00 p.m. Confirmed results here.
 
Murder Mile Friday August 3rd @ 7:00 p.m. Confirmed results here.
 
Full details on all of the races can be found here.
 


Coach of the Year!
 
Congratulations to our very own Kay Dixon who was nominated in the South Wales Argus sports awards as volunteer of the year and coach of the year and won the latter!
 
 
Link to the article here.



IRC Annual Awards 2017
 
 
The evening of Friday 26th January saw Islwyn Running Club hold their 2017 awards ceremony @ the Islwyn Indoor Bowling Centre in Gelligroes, Pontllanfraith, with an attendance in excess of 100 guests. Entertainment was once again provided by our very own Rhydwyn Harris's excellent band, Under the Covers! An excellent evening was had by all... 
 
Awards were too numerous to mention, but we had the same male and female club champions as last year!
 
Male club champion:
1st Paul Hayward
Female club champion:
1st Kelly Felstead
 
Credit to Mike Kelly for the photos.


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