THE BLUE WAVE - Cwm Ogwr Running Club

The Beast 10k 5th February 2017



What a race!! New course records were set by 1st male and female winners.... 

1st Male
Andrew Reynolds Neath Harriers 39:39
2nd Male
Eamonn Kirk Swansea Harriers 40:32
3rd Male
Richard Dando Bridgend AC 40:38

1st Female
Sharon Leech Carmarthen Harriers 45:36
2nd Female
Claire Walters Port Talbot Harriers 48:21
3rd Female 
Georgie Dando Bridgend AC 49:50


The weather held out for the race, but the rain overnight ensured conditions were soggy underfoot. The race saw 187 runner take part, with quite a few tackling their first ever 10K (Wow). Andrew was first over the line just ahead of last years winner Eamonn. Sharon was first for the girls smashing last years winners time of 48:32 set by Angela Jones.  Everyone enjoyed the race and the marshals certainly helped with the entertainment on route. Cakes flew off the stall back at the life centre where the prestigious award ceremony took place...... 1st place received a very warm bottle of Lambrini, with 2nd place receiving a much needed Mars bar whilst 3rd go the best of the bunch with a Snickers bar. Well... what do you expect for £3 entry which included chip timing??? Already looking forward to next years race. Thank you everyone that took part and to everyone that helped out on the day. 



Cwm Ogwr 5 Miler Results 2017

Another great turn out for the 5 miler this year. We had a field of 316 runners. 

Congratulations to the winners:
Male Seniors: 
1st Andrew Reynolds (Neath Harriers) 28:48 *
2nd Nathan Flear (3M Gorseinon Runners) 29:02
3rd Daniel Triggs (Neath Harriers) 29:22

Female Seniors: 
1st Kate Roberts (Swansea Harriers) 29:47 *
2nd Gemma Roch-Clarke (Bridgend AC) 33:14
3rd Gabriella Booth (Porthcawl Runners) 35:35

Male Veterans:
1st Christopher Jeynes (Brackla HArriers) 31:02 *
2nd Geraint Lewis (Porthcawl Runners) 31:09
3rd David Moore (Brackla Harriers) 32:00

Female Veterans: 
1st Melanie Williams (Brackla Harriers) 33:18*
2nd Georgie Dando (Bridgend AC) 34:12
3rd Susannah Bulpin (San Domenico) 35:54

* New Course record
The full results are available by clicking on the link below:


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