Olympic Torch Bearers

The Olympic Torch has now arrived in the UK and of course it was only natural that a member of Swansea Harriers was there to meet it and even travel to Greece to collect it to ensure its safe arrival! In fact U20M Sean White was one of just 5 young ambassadors from the entire UK that was chosen to travel to Greece with HRH Princess Anne, David Beckham, Sebast

Loughborough International Selections

Very many congratulations and the very best of luck to Paul Bennett (4 x 400m relay), Carol Glover (800m),  Caryl Granville (400m Hurdles & 4 x 400m Relay) and Sian Swanson

Results West Wales Athletics Championships

Sunday 13th May were the West Wales Athletics Championships at Neath and for once it did not rain, however the strong cross winds didn't help anyone except maybe the long and triple jumpers. Very well done to all those who took part some in their first ever competition. There were nearly 300 athletes participating from all clubs in what was a great competition.

Results Afan Nedd Tawe Schools Athletics Championships

On Wednesday 9th May in what were some of the worst possible conditions for athletics the Afan Nedd Tawe Schools Athletics Championships somehow managed to get all the events completed. Despite this there were several records set not including the 100m breast stoke and 200m front crawl. Very many congratulations to the following athletes on setting new all time ANT records:

Results from the Olympic Stadium test events

Tuesday 8th May was the London Disability Athletics Challenge test event in the Olympic Stadium and the club had 2 athletes participating, F13 (visually impaired) U20M long jumper James Ledger had a seasons best performance with a leap of 5.56m and Ashleigh Hellyer F32 (cerebral palsy) shot putter had yet another personal best of 7.1

Weekend Results

The U13, U15 & U17 National Young Athletes League team got their season off to the perfect start with a victory in the Midland Premier South Division, in a very exciting and competitive day now that all 6 teams compete together. As ever all the athletes did a fantastic job covering most of the disciplines and with several athletes unavailable there is the potential to build on this success for the remaining 2 league fixtures.

Primary Schools Outdoor Athletics Fixtures

The series of West Glamorgan Primary Schools Athletics Outdoor Area Sports and County Championships 2012 will take place from 15th June at Swansea University.

Whitford Point Multi Terrain Race

Each year the club organizes a unique scenic and challenging off track 5.9 miles multi terrain race at Whitford Point on the Gower Peninsula consisting of road, beach and forest trails. This year the race is on Wednesday 16th May just turn up on the night to enter well before the 7.30pm race start. Download this poster for full details. Whitford Point poster 2012.pdf

Fifty Not Out Athletics Weekly Article

Have you seen this weeks copy of Athletics Weekly magazine? If not you should buy a copy this week to read the 3 page article on Swansea Harriers in our 50th Anniversary Year. Click here to order a copy of the May 3rd issue.

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