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PBs in the USA Monday 30 March 2015

Elliot Slade

Several Cardiff AAC athletes are currently studying and competing at universities in the USA and producing good performances.

In the 800m, Elliot Slade was back to his best, setting a new PB of 1:48.91 indoors on 1st March. His previous best was set in 2013 (1:48.93).

Also indoors, Mike Ward set new times for the mile (4:06.35 on 21st February) and 3000m (8:10.22 on 14th February) with Rhianwedd Price also running her best mile time (4:32.74 on 28th February) and 1000m (2:45.65 on 30th January).

Track and Field season Wednesday 25 March 2015


With the winter season of cross country and road running behind  and the clocks to go on this weekend, athletes will have been planning their competitions over the summer season.

The first team competition (the UK YDL upper age group) is on 18th April, less than four weeks away.

Cardiff retains title Monday 23 March 2015

Tom Marshall and Kate Seary

Cardiff's senior men's team took the gold medals at the Welsh Athletics Road Relay Championships, held yesterday 22nd March at Pontypridd's Ynysangharad Park, retaining the title won in both 2014 and 2013.

The senior women matched the men, also winning gold, as did the under 17 women.

The under 17 men's teams took siver and bronze.

Cardiff receives recognition Friday 20 March 2015

Cardiff AAC has received Disability Sport Wales' insport Club Ribbon which recognises the club's "commitment to inclusion and providing opportunities for disabled people in Wales".

The official certificate was presented to Cardiff officials by world record holder Aled Davies who joins other distinguished members such as Tanni Grey-Thompson, Tracey Hinton, Stephen Morris and Stephen Herbert on the club's roll of honour.

Stadium changes Tuesday 17 March 2015


On Thursday next, 19th March, Cardiff Council will decide whether to transfer the management of Cardiff International Sports Stadium to Cardiff and Vale College.

This will obviously affect the club as well as Welsh athletics and club officials have met the college to better understand what changes may be made.

The plans are ambitious but within them we have been assured that the function of the stadium as Wales' national athletic stadium will continue and hopefully even be enhanced.

Win for Owen Monday 16 March 2015

Owen Haswell 2015

Cardiff's Owen Haswell, a medical student at Bangor University, won the inaugural 5k race at the Llandudno Running Festival yesterday, 15th March.

On Saturday, 14th, three Cardiff athletes were representing Wales in the home countries cross country international in Antrim, Northern Ireland. Ffion Price was the first Welsh athlete home in the senior ladies'race, in 24th place, while Ellie Atkinson and Ciaran Lewis were each the second Welsh athletes home and both in 20th place in the under 20 ladies' and men's races respectively.

Road Relay deadline Wednesday 11 March 2015

The Welsh Road Relay Championships will be held on Sunday 22nd March in Ynysangharad Park, Pontypridd and the closing date for entries is TOMORROW, 12th March.

Cardiff always does well in these relays and, if you wish to run, you must contact your team manager TODAY so that club team entries can be made in time.


Relay champions Tuesday 10 March 2015

WA Indoor relays 2015

Cardiff's under 13 and under 15 boys' and girls' teams produced great performances in the Welsh relay championships at the NIAC in Cardiff on Sunday last, 8th March.

Winning gold medals were the under 13 boys (Philip Grundy, Luca Logue-Fonseca, Bailee Wheadon and Carter Staples) and under 13 girls (Saffron Maurice, Marcy Webbe, Scarlet Russell and Holly Medina) whilst the under 15 boys (Thomas Britt, Henry Gauntlett, Josh Locke and Evander Lewis) and under 15 girls (Renee Moore, Lana Culliford, Eliza Hill and Isabel Breeden) won silver medals. The under 15  girls' B team (Silva Brindle, Ellie-May Stonehewer, Summer Alwood and Lily Gaskin) was the fourth fastest.

Cross Country Champions Wednesday 4 March 2015

Blaise Castle XC 2012

Cardiff’s junior cross country runners have covered themselves in glory once again by being awarded the George Crump Trophy for the top junior club in the Gwent Cross Country League for the second year running.

132 athletes (61 girls and 71 boys) competed in the series and Cardiff AAC won team gold medals in the under 15 boys, under 20 men and under 20 women; and team silver medals in the under 15 girls and under 17 women.  The club’s strength in depth in the under 20 men was shown by the ‘B’ team in this age group picking up the silver medal and the ‘C’ team finishing 4th.

Weekend round-up Monday 2 March 2015

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With Sunday's final Gwent League in Aberdare cancelled because of the condition of the course, other Cardiff athletes had been flying the flag elsewhere.

Several athletes travelled to Sheffield for the England Athletics under 17 and under 20 championships and Amelia Reynolds returned home with the bronze medal in the under 17 women's 200m.

In the Swansea open indoor meeting, Jasper Hawkins (U17 pole vault), Thomas Hanson (U17 shot put) and Jordan Fender (U17 long jump) were all winners. Mike Kallenberg was 10th in the Bath half marathon.


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