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Hatful of awards for Club Monday 28 October 2013

Rhys Williams

At the AGM of Welsh Athletics in Llandrindod Wells on Saturday last, 26th October, Welsh awards to Cardiff AAC came thick and fast.

Leading the field was Rhys Williams, Olympic athlete and the current European Champion at 400m hurdles, who was crowned Welsh male athlete of the year.

Alongside Rhys were Adrian Thomas and Wynford Leyshon, themselves both outstanding athletes for Cardiff, who were the performances coaches of the year for their work with Rhys.

Junior male athlete of the year was David Omeregie, a likely candidate for Rhys's award in the future.

Gwent League win for Ffion Thursday 24 October 2013


The 2013-14 Gwent Cross Country League kicked off last Saturday, 19th October, at Pontypool Park and Cardiff's Ffion Price was a convincing winner of the senior women's race. Ffion also counted as the winner of the under 23 and universities categories. Suzanne Turvey was fifth in under 23 category.

In the senior men's race, Cardiff's first finisher was Andrew Hunt in fifth place, followed by James Thie in eleventh, Peter Ryder in fourteenth and James  Mills in seventeenth.

Cardiff top on road Tuesday 22 October 2013

Nat Lane

The Run Wales Road Running series 2013 concluded at the recent Cardiff Half Marathon and Cardiff athletes occupied the top two places.

Cardiff stalwart Nat Lane finished in first place with 302 points and was closely followed by Mike Kallenberg in second place with 295 points.

The series is judged on each athlete's best five placings over the series of 12 designated road races, starting with the Nos Galan on 31 December 2012 and ending with the Cardiff Half Marathon on 6th October.

Presentation Evening 2013 Monday 21 October 2013

Presentation evening 2013

Cardiff AAC's annual presentation evening was held yesterday, 20th October, at the Earl Haigh club in Whitchurch and was highly successful with an excellent turnout of athletes, parents and club officials.

On hand to make the presentations were Olympic athletes Rhys Williams and Brett Morse as well as club captain Rhys Knapman, Welsh Athletics President John Penny and Welsh Athletics Network Officer Ryan Spencer Jones.

2013 AGM Friday 18 October 2013

AGM image

The 2013 Annual General Meeting of the club will be held at 8pm in the club room on Thursday 21st 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.

Did you guess? Wednesday 16 October 2013

Anax da Silva as Spike

UK Athletics' SPIKE was in Cardiff last weekend to take part in the mascots' race that was part of the lead up to the Cardiff Half Marathon last Sunday.

SPIKE actually won the mascots' race.

But...... do you know who was the real person hidden in the SPIKE outfit? 

Click on MORE to find out

Combined events Friday 11 October 2013

Welsh Athletics logo BEST

The indoor season starts on 3 November with the Welsh championships in combined events for under 13, under 15 and under 17 age groups.

The event will be organised at the National Indoor Athletic Centre (NIAC) in Cardiff in conjunction with the Welsh Schools Athletic Association and will also include schools competitions for older athletes where entry is by invitation only.

The closing date for entries is next Thursday, 17th October.

Wales Sport Awards 2013 Tuesday 8 October 2013

Laurel leaf

The Wales Sport Awards celebrate our top flight sport stars and elite coaches, as well as our community coaches and volunteers who dedicate their time to make sport tick across Wales.

Do you know someone that you would like to nominate? If so, the closing date for nominations is next Sunday, 13th October so you need to hurry.

Presentation Evening Monday 7 October 2013

Audience Presentation 2010

The 2013 Cardiff AAC Junior Presentation Evening will be held on Sunday 20th October at the Earl Haig Club, Whitchurch, Cardiff. Come along (parents are very welcome too) to this popular annual event and meet Cardiff's international athletes who will be helping with the presentations.  

Cardiff medals in Welsh miles Saturday 5 October 2013

Ffion Price 2013

Cardiff was well represented in the inaugural Welsh Athletics road mile championships, held today, Saturday 5th October, in Cardiff's civic centre.

In perfect conditions, Ffion Price (pictured) was the runaway winner of the senior women's event, whilst former club captain and British international Jamies Thie produced a typically gutsy finish to win the men's race by inches.

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