Recent News

Results Round up From Carmarthen & Birmingham

It was a weekend of Déjà vu. In The 2013 league match in Carmarthen was abandoned due to adverse weather, on  Saturday 26th April in round 1 of in the Welsh U11, U13 & U15 League @ Carmarthen, the season couldn’t of got off to a worse start, with endless torrential rain for the first 2 hours leading to the match rightly having to be abandoned again in 2014! The underfoot conditions were too unsafe for the match to continue.

Afan Nedd Tawe U15 U17 & U20 Schools & Colleges Athletics Championships

Wednesday 7th May 10am to 6pm at Swansea University are the Afan Nedd Tawe Schools & Colleges Track & Field Championships. Results form the basis of selection for the Afan Nedd Tawe Schools District team to compete in the Welsh Schools Championships at Cardiff in July.

Speak to your PE teacher to see if your school are entering a team.

Overdue Membership Renewals

All members should have renewed their annual subscriptions by no later than 1st April. Please can all those outstanding renewals please complete the renewal form and return it to the membership secretary by no later than Thursday 1st May. Click here for a renewal form Swansea Harriers Membership and Welsh Athletics Renewal Form 2014.doc

Results Round Up From California USA to Lampeter

Friday 18th April USA based Chris Gowell, dipped under the Commonwealth Games 1500m B standard of (3.41.0) with a time of (3.40.29) in Walnut, California, USA to date ranking him 4th overall in the UK, very many congratulations to Chris on such another top class performance.

Volunteers Needed Please April & May:

The next 6 weeks are extremely busy. The club is very lucky to have a number of loyal and dedicated volunteers, without their support we wouldn't have all the opportunities for the athletes. It is absolutely essential for more parents, guardians, grandparents and others to come forward and offer their support if the club is to continue to thrive and survive, if you can only help a handful of times a year it makes a huge difference to the club.

Results from London & Llanelli Marathons

Sunday 13th April was the Virgin London Marathon and London Mini Marathon. As the elite and main races got underway there was a series of junior races that set off along the final 3 miles of the route.

Track & Field League Fixtures

The track and field league fixtures get underway on the weekend of 26th & 27th April for all junior age groups. IF selected you will be contacted by your team manager.

Open Meeting Results

Tuesday 8th April was the first outdoor track & field match of 2014 at home for the Swansea Harriers open meeting. A closing date was introduced this year and we still had a record 330 entries! Very well done to all the athletes from all the clubs who participated, we hope you enjoyed, even though it was well past the usual bedtime of some of the younger U11 & U13 athletes!

Results Round Up From USA & Sutton Coldfield

On Friday 4th April Elinor Kirk set another A standard for the Commonwealth Games, this time in the 10,000m at Stanford USA, this time was a personal best, new club record, takes her to 2nd on the Welsh all time ranking list and 17th on the UK all time list, with two A standards now set for Glasgow Elinor has given her self an extremely strong case for selection.

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