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Updates
Gwent League X/C Pembrey fixture results here 7th March
GLCL X/C Chepstow Harriers results here 20th March
Club Championships as at 27th March here. 29th March
Race results here 9th April NEW!GLCL X/C Usk Runners results here 23rd February 
Upcoming Events
16/04/2017 Teifi 10 Mile Lampeter Rugby Club, Lampeter, SA48 7AZ @ 10:00 a.m.
16/04/2017 Pendine Ultra, Half & 10K Pendine Sands, Pendine, Carmarthenshire.
17/04/2017 Gilwern Grunt The Whistle Inn, Garn-yr-Erw, Blaenafon @ 11:00 a.m.
23/04/2017 Offa's 'Orror Mackenzie Hall, Mill Hill, Brockweir,  Chepstow, NP16 7NW @ 10:30 a.m.
23/04/2017 Virgin London Marathon Greenwich, London @10:00 a.m.
23/04/2017 Parc Bryn Bach 6 Mile Parc Bryn Bach, Tredegar @ 10:30 a.m.
25/04/2017 Pentyrch Hill Race Pentyrch RFC, Pentyrch, CF15 9QJ @7:00 p.m.
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. Online entries available here.
The Blade Runner:  Wednesday June 28th @ 7:00 p.m. Online entries available here.
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