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GB team place for Ciaran

Tuesday 17 June 2014

Cardiff’s Ciaran Lewis made a return trip to the Lake District on Saturday last, 14th June, to take part in the UK trials for the European Mountain Running championships and was rewarded with selection for the Great Britain junior team.

The European championships take place in Gap, France, on 12th July and the junior race is over an 8.1k mountain course.

Ciaran (17) qualified by placing fourth in the trial and is the youngest in the British team, having two more years in the under 20 age group.

Also in the race was Cardiff’s Gwynnant Jones who finished in seventh place. Rebecca Evans was sixth in the junior ladies’ race.

All three had raced in the Lake District in the home countries mountain running international on 1st June with Ciaran and Gwynnant helping the Welsh team to first place.

Congratulations to Ciaran and good luck in Gap.