Results Round Up and Yet More Success For Caryl Jones

Sunday 16th September saw Caryl Jones who is having a fantastic 2012 in the BUPA Great North Run at Newcastle Caryl was the 8th female overall and 3rd British athlete home up against some world class Kenyans. Caryl set a new personal best by nearly 3 minutes in a time of 71.18, this takes Caryl to 17th on the UK all time list and 2nd on the Welsh All Time list.

Dave Jessett Olympic & Paralympic Experiences

We are very lucky to have one of the UK's top officials in the club; Dave Jessett, Dave has officiated at the highest possible levels and can often be found week in week out judging in grassroots athletics events too supporting and mentoring the volunteer officials in the club. Dave was very deservedly chosen to officiate in London for the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games and has written an article for us on his experiences . . . . .

End of season Club Records, Rankings and Gold Awards

The track and field outdoor season is now over, very many thanks and congratulations to all athletes who have represented the club this season in our 50th anniversary year. Below are the end of season club records, rankings and Gold Award Winners for 2012.

Results Round Up

Saturday 1st September saw Toni Wells taken to Templemore Ireland as part of a Welsh team to compete in the Athletics Ireland Throws Festival, where she had yet another 50m+ throw of (51.29m) to finish in 3rd place, well done Toni.

Manchester Just 21 Points!!

Team captains Lucy Hammett & Lewis Preece collecting the runners up trophy (NYAL Auxiliary Final Manchester 2012)

Saturday 1st September saw the culmination of the juniors season with their most important team event of the year. 84 athletes made the long journey to Manchesters Sport City and after an overnight stay in a hotel they once again put in a magnificent effort with many personal bests where they raised their game against the toughest opposition they have faced all year.

End of season training arrangements

Training has now finished for the track and field season and many of the clubs numerous training groups will be having their end of season breaks for varying periods of time. It is vitally important that you check with your lead coach when their training will restart as different coaches will have made different arrangements. Enjoy the off season and come back fully rested and refreshed for the winter cross country, road, indoor athletics and sportshall fixtures.

New Records and Results

Very many congratulations to the 2 Caryls.

Results Swansea Junior Games

We hope you all enjoyed the return of the Swansea Junior Games. Many thanks to all the volunteers for your services at the Games yesterday, without your support it would not have been possible.

Paralympic Flame Bearers

Ashleigh Hellyer
James Ledger

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