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Updates
Gwent League X/C Blaise Castle fixture results here 13th December
GLCL X/C Race Spirit of Monmouth results here 26th January NEW!
Race results here 29th January NEW!
Club championships as at 29th January here 29th January NEW!
Upcoming Events
05/02/2017 GLCL X/C Usk Runners Usk College Campus, Usk, NP15 1XJ @ 11:00 a.m.
05/02/2017 The Beast 10K Ogmore Valley Life Centre, Ogmore Vale @ 10:00 a.m.
05/02/2017 Gloucester Marathon & 50K Severn Vale Sports Centre, School Lane, Quedgeley, Gloucester @ 10:30 a.m.
12/02/2017 Gwent League X/C Newport Glebelands, Newport.
18/02/2017 Hoka One One Trail Marathon Margam Park, Port Talbot @ 11:00 a.m.
26/02/2017 Pontypool Home Run 10K Pontypool Active Living Centre, Pontypool ewport Stadium, Newport, NP4 8AT @ 10:00 a.m.
04/03/2017 Gwent League X/C Pembrey Country Park Pembrey Country Park, Pembrey, Llanelli, SA16 0EJ.
Weekly Parkruns - Saturday 9am
IRC Promoted Races
The dates for our own IRC promoted races for 2017 are as follows:
 
Sirhowy Challenge: Sunday May 14th @ 10:00 a.m.
The Blade Runner:  Wednesday June 28th @ 7:00 p.m.
Murder Mile:          Friday 4th August @ 7:00 p.m.
 
Also, don't forget the summer leisure league race hosted by IRC @ Parc Penallta on Tuesday June 6th @ 7:30 p.m. More details here.
 
Please make every effort to support these races, either by participating or by volunteering in some capacity! 
 

IRC Annual Awards 2016
 
 
 
The evening of Friday 27th January saw Islwyn Running Club hold their 2016 awards ceremony, this time @ the Islwyn Indoor Bowling Centre (yes, Dan Do) in Pontllanfraith, with an attendance in excess of 100 guests. Entertainment was provided by Keith Davies and Gareth 'Bagsy' Baker, complemented by our very own Rhydwyn Harris's excellent band, Under the Covers! Oh yes, a memorable evening... 
 
Awards as follows:
 
Female club champion:
Kelly Felstead
 
Male club champion:
Paul Hayward
 
Best Female Newcomer:
Sharon Carrafa
 
Best Male Newcomer:
Gareth Baker
 
'Future Flyers' Graduate:
Emily Jane Welsh
 
Most Improved male:
Paul Hayward

Most Improved female:
Juli Williams 
 
Outstanding Achievement:
Ceri Bartley, Jayne Jones
 
Chairman's Award:
Martin Jones
 
10 Year Awards:
Haydn Hartnell, Donna James, Ruth Treharne

Thanks were expressed to Sara Arnold for organising the evening. An excellent time was had by all!
 
Some actual award winners:
 
 
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