Devauden 10k

London Marathon

Gilwern Grunt

Manchester Marathon, Cardiff Bay 10k

Forest of Dean Spring Half Marathon, San Domenico 20, 20:20, Gloucester 20

GLCL XC Chepstow, The Grizzly, Silverstone Half, British Inter-Counties XC Champs

Gwent League XC Pembrey, Newport Half Marathon

Castle Coombe 10k, Beechenhurst Night Race, Pontypool 10k

Gwent League XC Glebelands, Portsmouth Half, Dursley Dozen

GLCL XC Usk, Lliswerry 8

Thornbury Riverbank Rollick, Doynton Hard Half, Farnborough Half

Spirit of Monmouth Hosts GLCL XC at Humble by Nature, Penallt

Spirit of Monmouth Running Club GLCL XC Penallt Team Photo January 2017

On Sunday January 8th, more than 300 runners from ten running clubs across Gwent took part in a Gwent Leisure Centre League Cross-Country race, hosted by Spirit of Monmouth Running Club, at Humble by Nature in Penallt.

Ladies completed three laps of the 1.4-mile course through the scenic farmland, while the men completed four laps.

Emma Wookey of Lliswerry running club won the ladies' race and Duncan Bell of Chepstow Harriers won the men's race.

Laura Grey was the first lady home for Spirit of Monmouth, finishing 4th in her age category and 22nd lady overall. Jane Beresford was next, placing 2nd in her age category. Nerys Chaplin and Emma King completed the ladies' A team, which finished in 5th place.

The first man home for Spirit of Monmouth was Gareth Jones, who finished 3rd in his age category and 5th overall. Warren Hulsen was next, placing 9th in his age category. Brian Evans was the third man home for the club, finishing 7th in his age category. Jeremy Masters, Russell Finch and Kirk Hill completed the men's A team, which finished in 6th place.

Race Director Emma King said “Thank you to all the runners who took part today, the marshals who made the event possible and everyone at Humble By Nature for letting us use their land and facilities”

Spirit of Monmouth Running Club GLCL XC Penallt
Spirit of Monmouth Running Club GLCL Humble by Nature Beacon Article January 2017