Athletes storm the castles in relay race

PUBLISHED: 14:48 18 June 2014

Laura Crocker.

Laura Crocker.

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Clevedon Athletic Club members took part in the open category of the Welsh Castles relay race.

CLEVEDON Athletic Club finished in 13th position in the open category in the Welsh Castles relay race.

The Castles is a long-established race, organised by Les Croupiers Running Club from Cardiff. It is a 20-stage road relay starting at Caernarfon in North Wales and finishes in Cardiff, with 65 teams taking part.

Seven new runners competed for the first time and the team of 20 runners also included three lady runners. Thanks must also go to race reserves Geoff Binns, Sally Dennis and Neil Wallace. The support team also included Elaine Heyes, Sandy Andrews and Bob Crocker.

Stage times: Andy Sloan 1.01.00; Neil Maston 1.06.14; Nick Hides 1.20.30; Mike Andrews 1.06.31; Laura Croker 1.03.51; Andy Heyes 1.08.39; Alex Crossland 1.03.51; Julie Poole 1.12.55; Kevin Neads 1.02.42; Clive Richards 1.26.52; Andy Shaw 1.21.29; Mike Rawlings 1.17.51; Simon Smith 1.20.25; Luke Murray 1.07.42; Paul Sell 1.33.55; Paul Bird 1.00.52; Paul O’Connell 59.16; Ben Burns 58.59; Helen Ball 54.53; Baaba Sow 1.05.38.

The club will be running another free introduction to running course, which will start on July 1 for eight weeks.

Meet at 6pm to start by 6.15pm at the Clevedon School grass track for about 45 minutes. Further information and an enrolment form will be available from the club website and various sporting outlets within the local area.

If you wish to join in with the success of the club, just come along to one of our sessions and give it a go. The club meet at various times for training, including a weekly indoor cross training session on a Monday.

The weekly Tuesday and Thursday running sessions starting at 7pm at the Clevedon School field on the Tuesdays and Strode Leisure Centre (Clevedon) on Thursday, with other coached sessions also offered over the weekends.

Further information is available on the club website www.clevedonac.co.uk

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