Welcome to Wales' Premier Athletic Club
together we are one

News

Gwent Cross Country League 2018/19 Thursday 7 March 2019

Last Saturday was the last fixture of the Gwent League Cross Country season. The event was held in Blaise Castle, Bristol, despite a poor weather forecast, the day turned out dry. After the races, medals and Plaques were presented to individuals and teams. The only age age that did not receives their awards (due to numbers taking part) was the senior men and women and Masters age groups, their awards will take place later this month.

The senior men's overall winner was Cardiff's Stephen Morris. Stephen (pictured) has had a great cross country winter season with consistent good results. Stephen must the first Pararunner to gain a League XC title in UK. Many congratulations Stephen, who is an inspiration to all runners, and his coach James Thie.  

Welsh Junior I.D.Championships Saturday 2 March 2019

WA logo

The Welsh Juniors Championships, held at NIAC over 2 days, on 2nd & 3rd February for U20/U17/U15/U13 male and female age groups. Some events  were held in the Welsh Senior ID Championships previously reported. During the 2 days of competitions Cardiff athletes won a total of 48 medals, with 20 Gold, 12 Silver and 16 Bronze medals. The first day was mainly 60m sprint events, with heats and finals. There were double wins Emmanuella Kone, Isie Tustin. Benjamin Reynolds, with Ben Hillman winning three titles. Sixteen athletes achieved personal best performances. 

Welsh Cross Country Championships Thursday 28 February 2019

Last week end saw a number of events held over 23/24th February with a lot of success for Cardiff athletes. The 2019 Welsh XCC at Pembrey Country Park, saw the debut of our new club tent/marquee. Races were held for Primary age groups, through age groups, up to senior men and women that included masters awards. Apart from senior races, only the younger age had decent numbers of 50 finishers. Senior men 158 finishers, and senior ladies 131 finishers. Apart from U13B race, all club teams had podium places. Most pleasing result was our senior men's victory in team race, for first time in years. Our senior ladies team finished 2nd another pleasing result, thanks to Hannah Pretty's efforts with recruitment, and getting teams out on day. Photo shows senior men's team. From left, Owen Haswell, Ieuan Thomas, James Thie, James Hunt, Dan Nash, Stephen Morris.

British ID Championships Thursday 21 February 2019

Following Britiah Athletics Indoor Championships held in Birmingham on the 9th February, 2 of Cardiff's 3 medalists have been selected for the Great Britain team taking part in the European Championships, held in Glasgow from 1st to 3rd March. Joseph Reid 800m Gold medal in Birmingham, following the disqualification of Jamie Webb, for illegally cutting in front of Guy Learmonth, going into the last lap. Though the first 3 finishers in 800m have been selected for the GB team in Glasgow. Owen Smith 400m had a fine 2nd place in the 400m final in Birmingham. Joseph and Owen (are coached by Matt Elias). A massive break through was recorded in the 60m final (his 3rd race on day) by Jeremiah Azu, (coached by Helen James) who at 17yrs finished 3rd in SM final, with 6.66.

Road Racing Monday 18 February 2019

A number of Welsh endurance athletes went to Spain for WWT. Following the camp a number took part in the popular International Bracelona Half Marathon on the 10th February. Cardiff's Charlotte Arter continued her out standing racing results gained in 2018 and has started 2019 with an out standing result in Barcelona. Her time for the Half Marathon was 69.41 taking her to top of UK Half Marathon ranking list. Her time was a Welsh record for the distance, and of course is a new best club time.

In same race, Cardiff's Clara Evans also achieved a personal best Half Marathon time of 72.49. Jennifer Nesbitt also in same race finished Half Marathon with 73.14. All three runners, were part of the Welsh squad on the WWT camp. 

Welsh Schools XC Championships 2019 Wednesday 13 February 2019

WA logo

The Welsh Schools Cross Country races (now under Welsh Athletics) were held in mild sunny conditions at Brecon. The course was altered due to the new school being built on field at back of the track stand, where a lap of the cross country course and finish used to take place. Yesterday's races followed the tough hill course at the GL Pontypool event last Saturday. Runners that raced at Pontypool might have been affected, by the short recovery time. The first 6 runners are automatic selection for Wales SIAB Schools team held in Dublin on 23rd March. There are 8 runners in SIAB teams, for Senior and Middle age groups races, the last two runners in teams, are selected later after yesterdays races.

Senior Boys race. Larry Ryan, took lead after one lap, and held on for a ten second win over a testing course. Morgan James (GV) with a solid 4th place, had automatic selection. 

C&V Senior Boys team. Larry Ryan 1st, Dylan Nazareth 10th, Daniel Austin 21st, James Gold 23rd, Alfie Davies 28th, and Samuel Belcher 31st. C&V Senior Boys team finished 2nd. 

C&V Schools Open XC Championships Monday 4 February 2019

Blaise Castle XC 2012

On Sunday the 27th January the final C&V Schools Cross Country race series was held at Bro Morgannwg School in Barry. The course in the school grounds is a tough course, was made more challenging by a freezing wind, with gusts of 40mph. Even officials well wrapped up were still frozen. As the races were for Championship titles, the numbers taking part were down from the normal fields of runners. However the numbers were up, from the same event in January 2018. The low numbers meant all 6 races took 2 hours to be completed.

There were some outstanding individual performances from Year 8 & 9 Boys winner Owain Tyrrell winning by 34secs. In the Senior Women race Nia Clatworthy (Guest) was a clear winner, by 22secs. Moli Lyons official winner was 38secs clear of 2nd placer. And Iona Roderick Year 7 Girls, won by 21secs.

Race Results Below (first 6). 

Welsh Senior Indoor Championships Friday 1 February 2019

WA logo

The senior championships were held over 2 days, Saturday 26th January and Sunday the 27th. The meeting included an International Pentathlon for SM and Heptathlon for SW. There were also some Welsh Junior Championship events, and 4x200m Relay races, so plenty of action for spectators to watch.

One of the main Welsh Championship track events caused a major surprise, with Sam Gordon and club mate, Jeremiah Azu, who both recorded the fastest heat times, were both disqualified in the final race. That left the two other Cardiff sprinters, the chance to win 60m sprint title and championship medals.

TRACK CLOSURE TONIGHT Thursday 31 January 2019

CAAC logo

As a result of the Met Office issuing an Amber weather warning TODAY, for rain and snow, with a wind chill temperature of -5c, from 6pm to 9pm.

This will result in unacceptable training and hazardous transport conditions.

The Club has consulted the stadium management, and the decision has been made to CANCEL all training at the stadium, TONIGHT. 

Cardiff Athletes Abroad Wednesday 30 January 2019

Mike Ward

Last Saturday a number of Cardiff athletes competed abroad, as well as those in who have been in training camps in Spain and South Africa.

In an Indoor Meeting in the Czech Republic, Jonathon Bailey jumped 2.00m in the Senior men's High Jump event.

Meanwhile Owen Smith opened up his Indoor season with a 47.30 400m  in the Vienna Indoor Classic, in Austria.

Michael Ward in USA, produced a personal best performance over 3km, winning in 7.57.88 at the UW Invitational, Seattle, Washington State. Michael must like this track, as he did his previous 3km pb on the same track 12 months ago.

Back1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129Next

News Archive

2019

November (4)

October (7)

September (1)

August (2)

July (3)

June (9)

May (9)

April (3)

March (4)

February (6)

January (6)

2018

December (2)

November (6)

October (4)

September (4)

August (8)

July (11)

June (9)

May (7)

April (2)

March (10)

February (10)

January (5)

2017

December (9)

November (5)

October (9)

September (8)

August (10)

July (14)

June (13)

May (12)

April (11)

March (6)

February (12)

January (10)

2016

December (10)

November (9)

October (11)

September (8)

August (10)

July (16)

June (21)

May (15)

April (12)

March (11)

February (13)

January (11)

2015

December (9)

November (11)

October (9)

September (9)

August (13)

July (12)

June (17)

May (10)

April (10)

March (10)

February (12)

January (13)

2014

December (12)

November (8)

October (15)

September (8)

August (10)

July (15)

June (21)

May (16)

April (11)

March (10)

February (12)

January (11)

2013

December (13)

November (9)

October (13)

September (8)

August (12)

July (17)

June (18)

May (14)

April (10)

March (12)

February (7)

January (12)

2012

December (12)

November (8)

October (8)

September (7)

August (11)

July (18)

June (8)

May (16)

April (10)

March (14)

February (7)

January (9)

2011

December (7)

November (8)

October (7)

September (4)

August (13)

July (13)

June (15)

May (9)

April (5)

March (6)

February (10)

January (9)

2010

December (11)

November (10)

October (11)

September (7)

August (15)

July (16)

June (12)

May (10)

April (6)

March (8)

February (5)

January (11)

2009

December (7)

November (7)

October (10)

September (10)

August (16)

July (20)

June (13)

May (13)

April (6)

March (1)