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Clean sweep in Bute Town Mile Monday 31 August 2015


Cardiff athletes took the first three places in the Bute Street Mile, held yesterday 30th August.

Tom Marshall was first home in a time of 4.24, closely followed by Adam Davies in 4.28 and Matthew Edwards in 4.30.

In the junior races, Carys Bill and Lloyd were also winners.

Colwyn Bay results Sunday 30 August 2015

Kristian Jones 2015

Several Cardiff athletes contributed to the South Wales team that took part in the Welsh Inter Regional Championships in Colwyn Bay yesterday 29th August.

Double wins were achieved by Kristian Jones (making a welcome return to form) who took the senior men's 100m and 200m and Iwan Robinson-Booth who won the same two events in the under 15 boys' age group. In the senior women's events, Lucy Marland won both the 1500m and 3000m.

And Betham Gammon won the under 15 girls' hammer with a championship best performance of 41.67m.

We are the champions Sunday 23 August 2015

Tom Britt Carol Anthony and Bethan Gammon

A great all round team effort in Newport today saw Cardiff's talented junior athletes take the Welsh Under 15 Junior League title with a winning points total of 1226, 94 points ahead of Cardiff Archers (1132) and Swansea H & AC (1107).

Tom Britt and Bethan Gammon received the trophy from Welsh Athletics chair Carol Anthony on behalf of the whole team.

Annual Presentation Evening Saturday 22 August 2015

Presentation evening 2013

The 2015 Cardiff AAC Annual Presentation of Awards Evening will be held on Sunday 13 September starting at 6.30pm. We shall be at a new venue this year; the Cardiff City Stadium (entrance off Leckwith Road), where there is plenty of parking space.
The Presentation evening is the culmination of the season and this year will be taking place just one week after the national final of the UK Youth Development League in Birmingham to which Cardiff qualified in style.
Come along to this popular annual event and meet Cardiff's international athletes who will be helping with the presentations.

Notice to Javelin Throwers Wednesday 19 August 2015

Alyson Hourihan will be away for six weeks from the beginning of September until mid-October. During this period, Graham Webb will be available to help with javelin.

Roger Grindle will be there for discus, shot and hammer on the Mondays.

More titles on day 2 Monday 17 August 2015

Tom Hanson 2015

Cardiff athletes won a further 27 medals on the second day of the Welsh Championships in Newport yesterday, 16th August.

While Tom Hanson (pictured) set a new championship best performance in winning the under 15 boys' shot put with a throw of 15.62m (just short of a personal best), Tom Britt picked up two gold medals, in the under 15 boys' 80m hurdles and the long jump, to add to the silver he won in the pole vault the day before.

The rivalry between Abi Fisher and Kiara Frizelle over 1500m continued with Kiara once again just edging out Abi to take the under 15 girls' title.

Iwan Robinson-Booth and Jake Dawkins added the 200m titles to those over 100m whilst Jay Morse won his specialist discus to add to his hammer win. And the day ended on a high note with consistent Isabel Breeden winning the under 15 girls' 75m hurdles and Clara Nuthall third.

Medals and PBs aplenty Sunday 16 August 2015

Ffion and Jac Palmer 2015

Cardiff athletes completed the first day of the Welsh Under 15 and Under 20 championships in Newport yesterday, 15th August, with medals and personal best performances. Of the 23 medals won, just over half were achieved with individual best performances which is extremeny encouraging.

Cardiff athletes were first second and third home in the Under 20 800m through Nicholas Jones, Elliott Richards and Dafydd George whilst brother and sister hammer throwers Jac and Ffion Palmer (pictured) both won medals, Jac securing the Under 20 gold with a championship best performance and Ffion (still only 15) taking silver in the Under 20 women's event with a personal best.

Something for everyone Thursday 13 August 2015

Jen Stone Sarah Maurice Kay Chapman

There are plenty of Cardiff AAC members who like to go running just for the enjoyment of it and to keep fit and healthy. One of these is Jen Stone who has started up a Ladies Running Group.

Jen stresses that this group is to encourage "social" runners and that all ages and abilities are welcome.

Pictured are Jen with Sarah Maurice and Kay Chapman before setting off. 

Mixed fortunes for seniors Tuesday 11 August 2015

UKWAL June 2015

Cardiff's senior men's and women's teams were in action last weekend with the men competing in Liverpool on Saturday, 8th, and the ladies in Wigan the following day, Sunday 9th.

Although taking only one individual event victory, excellent team support saw the women achieve their best result of the season, finishing in a fine third place and securing their place in the UK Women's Athletic League Division one for a further season.

On the other hand, the men, with a seriously depleted team, could only finish eighth and last of the teams and are relegated to Division two of the British Athletics League.

Welsh League Final Tuesday 11 August 2015

WA logo

The final of the new-format Welsh League was held in Swansea on Sunday 9th August and included Cardiff athletes looking for end of season competition.


Having competed for the BAL team in Liverpool the day before, Ciaran Lewis, Matthew Richardss and Ryan Grimwade won their respective events in Swansea to complete a busy weekend for them.

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