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First open meeting a success Tuesday 18 June 2013

Club open June 2013

Despite disappointing weather conditions - overcast and chilly with persistent rain (well, it is June) - around 60 young athletes turned out on Sunday morning, 16th June, for the first of a series of pilot competitions at Cardiff International Sports Stadium, organised by the club.

Silver for David Omoregie Monday 17 June 2013

David Omoregie

On the second day of the English under 23 and under 20 championships in Bedford, yesterday, Cardiff's David Omoregie clinched a silver medal in the under 20 men's 110m hurdles with a time of 13.74. David stays in second place on this year's UK rankings behind David King (City of Plymouth) who took the gold medal yesterday.

In the under under 23 women's 10k walk, Bethan Davies, competing as a guest, actually won the race, with a personal best time of 49:03.99.

MBE for Tracey Hinton Sunday 16 June 2013

Tracey Hinton

Congratulations toTracey Hinton who has been awarded an MBE in the recently announced Queen's Birthday Honours.

Apart from an illustrious athletic career, Tracey is an administrative assistant typist, Criminal Investigation Professionalism and Capability, with HM Revenue and Customs and has received her award for services to taxpayers and sport.

Tracey Hinton was captain of the Great Britain track and field team at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London, to crown her outstanding achievements as an athlete.


Silver medal for Adam Saturday 15 June 2013

 Adam Bitchell

Cardiff's Adam Bitchell took the silver medal in the under 23 men's 5000m at the England championships held today in Bedford.

Several Cardiff athletes made the trip to Bedford for what are, in effect, the championships of the UK.

Charlotte Arter took 4th place in the final of the under 23 women's 1500m (4:27.00) whilst, in the final of the under 20 men's 100m, Dewi Hammond set a new pb of 10.49 in 5th place and Sam Gordon also ran a pb (10.65) in 7th. The wind speed was, however, just over the limit. Mica Moore equalled her pb of 11.80 in placing 8th in the final of the under 23 women's 100m. Again the wind speed was over the limit.

Elsewhere, in the under 20 age group, Mike Ward qualified for tomorrow's final of the men's 1500m (3:54.40), Elliott Slade did likewise in the men's 800m (1:54.31) as did Ryan Lee in the men's 400m (48.37). Paul Bennett is through to the final of the under 23 men's 400m hurdles (54.03).

Nike visit a success Friday 14 June 2013

James Vincent

An audience of club members and parents listened to an interesting presentation by Nike on monday last, 10th June.

Mark Jones, along with club members Emma Peters and Melanie Stephenson, who work at the Nike store in Cardiff City centre, gave a comprehensive demonstration of the products and services that Nike can offer.

Closing date TODAY Thursday 13 June 2013


This is a last minute reminder to all under 13 and under 15 athletes that the closing date for entries to the Welsh Championships is TODAY, Thursday 13th June.

The championships will be held on 29th and 30th June in Cardiff and entries can be made online. Go to www.welshathletics.org.

All athletes should compete in the champinships so don't delay.

Tough opener for women Tuesday 11 June 2013


A much depleted Cardiff UK Women's League team travelled to Southampton on Sunday, 9th June, for the first round of this year's campaign to maintain its place in division one.

The 12 woman team performed heroically but could not overcome the gaps and finished seventh out of eight teams. With two rounds to go, more complete teams should be able to pull themselves out of the relegation zone.

Juniors miss out by one point Monday 10 June 2013

Welsh Jnr Lg 2009

In a nail bitingly close competition in Hereford on Saturday last, 8th June, Cardiff's Welsh Under 15 League team came second to Cardiff Archers by a single point. Cardiff amassed 1,282 points against the Archers' 1283.

The league embraces three separate age groups and Cardiff came out a clear top in the under 13 and under 15 boys and girls, but slipped to third in the under 11s.

Cardiff head for promotion Sunday 9 June 2013

BAL logo

Cardiff's senior men's British Athletics League team produced a solid all round performance in the second round match at the Linford Christie stadium, London, yesterday, to remain on course for promotion back to the Premiership division.

With two rounds to go, Cardiff and Liverpool head the table with 15 points each, three points clear of third placed Windsor, Slough Eton & Hounslow and seven points clear of fourth placed Kent AC.

Nike visit next Monday Wednesday 5 June 2013


The next Cardiff AAC parents' evening (next Monday, 10th June) will include a presentation by Nike of their products and services.

Nike will cover footwear and other sportswear as well as explaining and offering gait analysis

The presentation will start at around 6pm and discount vouchers will be on offer.

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