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Carwyn wins again Wednesday 9 November 2016

Carwyn Jones 2016

Cardiff's Carwyn Jones is enjoying a run of good form and took first place at the popular Richard Burton 10k road race in Cwmafon on Sunday last, 6th November, with James Hunt in third.

Having won the senior men's race at the first round of the Gwent League, Carwyn will be looking for a repeat performance in the second round in Brecon this weekend.

The senior ladies team (Carys Hughes - 3rd, Lucy Marland - 4th and Laura Wright - 11th) came home in first place.

Bernie on the board Sunday 30 October 2016

Bernard Plain

At the AGM of Welsh Athletics, held in Llandrindod Wells yesterday, Cardiff AAC chairman Bernie Plain MBE was elected as one of seven non-executive directors of the board of directors of Welsh Athletics. Alongside Bernie Christian Malcom and Dr Nicky Lewis were also elected.

Bernie said that he is proud to be able to serve Welsh athletics in this way and will regard himself as a voice for all clubs in Wales.

During the meeting a number of awards was announced and these include Meritorious Awards for Arwyn Davies and Bernie Plain and Awards of Honour for Kath Elias and Rhys Williams.

Celebrating Success Thursday 27 October 2016

6 and 4 stage celebration 2016

Cardiff's triumphant six and four stage road relay teams celebrated their successes in Nando's restaurant in Cardiff Bay last Sunday evening.

The celebration meal was organised by James Thie, who coaches several of the team members and who had himself run in the winning team in 1999.

More successes Monday 24 October 2016

WA XC relays 2016 U17

A week after the first round of the Gwent League, Cardiff's cross country runners travelled to Monmouth for the second edition of the Welsh Cross Country relay championships.

Despite late withdrawals from the junior teams, Cardiff had a successful day, returning with three championship titles (under 17 men and women and senior women), two runner up places and one third place.

2016 AGM Wednesday 19 October 2016

AGM image

The 2016 Annual General Meeting of the club will be held at 8pm in the club room on Thursday 24thth November.

The canteen will close at 7.45pm.

All paid up members of the club are encouraged to attend the AGM as it is an important occasion and the opportunity to hear about the activities of the club in the past year, to ask questions and to make decisions about the future.

Good start to Cross Country Monday 17 October 2016

Carwyn Jones 2016

The popular Gwent Cross Country League got its 2016-17 series off to a good start in Bridgend yesterday, being blessed with good weather and good turnouts in all age groups.

Cardiff AAC was well represented and enjoyed a successful day with several winners and other high placings. With the senior men back to winning ways through club captain Carwyn Jones, other winners were Jacob Reynolds (U 13 boys), James Vincent (U17 boys), Ciaran Lewis (U20 men) and, subject to confirmation, Naomi Reid (U17 girls).

Presentation - NEW DATE Friday 14 October 2016

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE PRESENTATION EVENING WILL BE ON FRIDAY 18th NOVEMBER AND NOT 22nd OCTOBER.

THIS IS BECAUSE MANY MEMBERS WHO WISHED TO ATTEND WOULD BE AWAY.

ALL OTHER ARRANGEMENTS ARE UNCHANGED.

Cardiff cleans up Thursday 13 October 2016

WA Awards dinner 2016\WA Awards Dinner 2016

At the Welsh Athletics awards dinner, held at the Hilton Hotel in Cardiff last Saturday, 8th October, the lion’s share of awards went to Cardiff AAC, for both team and individual achievements.

Justifying its claim to be Wales’ premier club, Cardiff AAC was crowned Welsh Athletics’ overall club of the year, junior club of the year and endurance club of the year.

Rhys Williams was Athlete of the year, Jake Heyward junior athlete of the year, Bethan Davies female endurance athlete of the year and Ciaran Lewis junior endurance athlete of the year.

Presentation Evening 2016 Tuesday 11 October 2016

The 2016 Cardiff AAC Annual Presentation of Awards Evening will be held on Saturday 22 October starting at 7.00pm. We shall again be the Cardiff City Stadium (entrance off Leckwith Road), which was so successful as a venue last year and where there is plenty of parking space.
 
Come along to this popular annual event and meet Cardiff's international athletes who will be helping with the presentations.

Kings of the road Sunday 9 October 2016

Six Stage relay 2016 gold

Cardiff's senior men clinched the title "kings of the roads" by winning the national six stage road relay in Birmingham's Sutton Park yesterday. After a ding-dong battle with Swansea over the latter stages, Tom Marshall outran former Cardiff member Jonathan Hopkins to bring the Cardiff team home to a magnificent victory. To underline Cardiff's superiority, the Men's B team was the first B team to finish, in 19th place and, to complete a perfect day for Cardiff, the senior ladies' team was also in the medals, taking the bronze.

The photograph of the winning team was kindly provided by Mark Shearman.

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