Team Managers & Officials

As the outdoor season draws ever closer, the club committee are in the process of finalizing all the age group team managers and other volunteers for home and away matches and meeting directors for the home fixtures.

There are just a handful of positions that need to be filled, that we are looking for volunteers for please:

Results Round Up From Cardiff, Newport, Sheffield, Manchester & Austria

Saturday 28th January was the Welsh Senior Indoor Athletics Championships at Cardiff, not quite so many of our seniors entered this year, however what we lacked in quantity we more than made for in quality, all those that did make it performed excellently. The championships also incorporated some junior championship events. Highlights included medal winning performances from:

Brian Penny

The Club regrets to record the death in April Court Nursing home, of Brian Penny, aged 80. Brian was one of the earliest members of the club and served it faithfully as a shot putter/discus thrower/ hammer thrower for very many years. His Shot performance of 15.39m in 1971 stood as club record until 2008 when it was narrowly eclipsed. In a competitive era of high standards Brian never won a Welsh title but was on the podium on numerous occasions.

Results Round Up From Swansea, Cardiff & Pontrhydyfen

The weekend of Saturday 21st & Sunday 22nd January saw a record entry of over 300 athletes participate at the West Wales Indoor Athletics Championships at Swansea University. It was great to see so many Swansea Harriers athletes and volunteers there. With such a large proportion of the entries being from Swansea there was sure to be an awful lot of medals won, and so it proved:
 
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Leading Athletics Certifciate

On Saturday 14th January there will be a Leading Athletics Coaching Certificate @ Swansea University Indoor Athletics Track, from 1pm to 4pm. This new leadership workshop is for those looking to lead athletics activities for young athletes. Packed full of useful tips and ideas, this three hour workshop is supported by a workbook, support resource and a series of game cards which aid delivery.

Results Round Up From Glynneath, Mountain Ash & Kenfig

A very happy new year to everyone at the club! Over the Christmas Holidays we hope you all had as great a Christmas as Kristian Jones who in two of the traditional road races at the Glyneath 5 Mile on Boxing Day and Nos Galan, Mountain Ash on New Years Eve, had two wins for himself and  two records!
 

Results Round Up From Paris FRANCE and Swansea

Wednesday 14th December was the Apollo Teaching Services Afan Nedd Tawe Sports Hall Athletics Trial at Swansea University Indoor Track. There was an excellent entry of 120 athletes.
Thanks to all the volunteers judges, without whom the event could not happen. Click here for the full results 14.12.16 Results ANT Sportshall Trial.xls

Results Round Up From Chia ITALY, Athlone IRELAND, Brecon, Cardiff, Telford & Merthyr Mawr

It was another busy and exciting weekend for our members! Without doubt the main highlight was team GOLD for Dewi Griffiths representing the Great Britain & Northern Ireland team at the European Cross Country Championships on Sunday 11th December at Chia in Italy.

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