Welcome to Islwyn Running Club Website
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Updates
GLCL X/C Caerleon results here. 11th March NEW!
GLCL Road Race Fairwater/Griffithstown confirmed results here. 11th August 
Race results here. 3rd September NEW!
Club championships as at 2nd September here. 5th September NEW! 
Upcoming Events
09/09/2018 Velindre Castle 2 Castle Crescent Road, Caerphilly @ 10:00 a.m.
16/09/2018 Mic Morris 10K Cwmafon Road, Blaenafon @ 9:00 a.m.
16/09/2018 Swansea Bay 10K St. Helen's Rugby Ground, Swansea, SA1 4PQ @ 1:00 p.m.
22/09/2018 Welsh Road Relay Championships Pembrey Country Park, Llanelli, SA16 0EJ @ 11:30 a.m. onwards.
30/09/2018 Cowbridge 10K Cowbridge Rugby Club, Cowbridge, CF71 7DB @ 10:00 a.m.
30/09/2018 Llandegfedd Reservoir 10K Llandegfedd Reservoir, Coed Y Paen, Pontypool, NP4 0TA @ 11:00 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.
 
Confirmed results 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