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Jamaul helps Wales to Gold Friday 11 December 2009

Jamaul Whyte

Jamaul White (pictured) helped Welsh schools to what is thought to be its first ever win in the Schools International Pentathlon held at Kelvin Hall, Glasgow, last Saturday 5th December. Jamaul placed third in the under 18 boys overall competition and along with team mates Paul Bennett, Rhys Williams and Glen Elsdon amassed 9929 points for a convincing team win over England. Cardiff member Tom Bevan was in the under 16 boys Welsh team team and scored 2744 points.

Gwent League round 3 Thursday 10 December 2009

Cardiff X Challenge

The third round of this year's Gwent League took place last Sunday, 6th December, at Hestercombe Gardens, Taunton. Cardiff was well represented by its younger runners but was very thin on the ground in the senior categories. Under 15 boys league leader Mike Ward, despite the handicap of using short spikes on a muddy course, came third and retained his overall lead. The best senior performance came from Bethan Strange who finished in 10th place. This also put her 5th in the under 23 category.

Cardiff in UK Rankings Tuesday 8 December 2009

Lewis Newton

Cardiff is well represented in the UK rankings for 2009, with Rhys Williams and Joe Thomas taking pride of place. Rhys was ranked second in the 400m hurdles and Joe third in the 800m. Simon Lawson completed a fine season to be ranked first in both 10,000m and half marathon and second in the 5,000m in the under 20 age group. The club's most succesful event was the pole vault where no less than 8 Cardiff athletes appeared in the rankings. Best placed was Lewis Newton (pictured in action) who placed 4th in the under 17 age group.

Cardiff riding high Friday 4 December 2009

Cardiff's athletes are producing their best cross country results for many years and can look forward optimistically to the third round of the Gwent League, to be held in Taunton on Sunday next 6th December. Cardiff teams are leading in the under 13 boys, under 15 boys, under 17 women and junior women categories. Individually, under 15 boy Mike Ward is the star performer, having won both his opening races, at Bridgend and Bath, while Ava Hutchinson, who competes in the European Cross Country Championships in Dublin on 13th December, was first senior woman home in the last race, at Bath.

Simon Lawson Interview Monday 30 November 2009

Simon Lawson

Athletics Weekly icluded in last week's edition a two page interview with Simon Lawson who described his training schedules and general philosophy towards his sport. Combining time consuming training with his university studies as a medical student is extremely demanding but Simon has a system and his successes this year speak for themselves. Read the full interview.

Ava in Euro Cross team Thursday 26 November 2009

 Ava Hutchinson

Cardiff member and Irish international Ava Hutchinson has been selected to represent her native country in the European Cross Country Championships which will be held in Dublin on 13th December. Competing for her Irish club Dundrum South Dublin AC, Ava (pictured during the race) was sixth in the Irish Inter County championships last weekend at the Kilbeggan Racecourse, near Dublin.

Changes at AGM Friday 20 November 2009

Peter Lane

The club's Annual General Meeting was held last night, 19th November. Peter Lane (pictured) will take over from John Penny as chairman and Jeff Kirby is the new President, Paul Darney having stepped down after two years. Coaches Helen James and Roger Grindle were elected Life Members for their outstanding service over many years and Tony Balmont was elected an Honorary Member for his support and assistance as an official. Georgina Williams is the new coaching coordinator.

Cardiff's Calendar Girls Tuesday 17 November 2009

Calendar 2010

Going on sale on Thursday next, 19th November, will be the most sought after 2010 calendar. The calendar is a compilation of Welsh athletes (well, Cardiff athletes plus a friend from Swansea) and will cost a mere £10 each. Don't delay and get yours soon before they sell out. All profits will go to help with the club's travel costs. Calendars are available in the Cardiff club room.

Gwent League 2 Friday 13 November 2009

Alex Hains

Cardiff followed the success of the first Gwent League in the second fixture held last Sunday at Bath University. On a cold wet day, and on a tough course that is feared and sometimes avoided, Mike Ward added a second victory in the under 15 boys' race, folowing his win in Bridgend on 11th October. Particularly impressive was Ava Hutchinson who won the senior ladies' race. Alex Hains (pictured) was third in the senior men's race.

Meet John Dagata Monday 9 November 2009

John Dagata

Welsh Athletics' new head coach John Dagata will be in Cardiff on Thursday next, 12 November specially to meet club coaches. He will be in the Cardiff club room between 8.30pm and 9.30pm for a get to know you session and all club coaches (and anyone else that is interested) are encouraged to take advantage of this opportunity.

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