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Pipped at the post Monday 29 May 2017

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After coming second in the first round fixture, Cardiff's YDL (upper age group) team came within a whisker of winning the second round match in Cheltenham yesterday, finishing second to composite team Team Avon by a mere half a point.

That's better Sunday 28 May 2017

Ben Hillman 2017

After a gloriously hot and sunny day (Friday) Saturday at the Cardiff stadium was cold, windy and occasionally rainy. Nevertheless, there was a better turnout of Cardiff athletes, especially from the Academy (thank you Danni and Hannah) for the second round of the Welsh Junior League (East Wales).

Once again, it was a battle between Cardiff AAC and its local rivals, with Cardiff finishing second to Cardiff Archers but well ahead of the other participating clubs.

PBs at 10,000m Sunday 21 May 2017

Matt Clowes 2017

At last night's Highgate Harriers Night of 10,000m, Matt Clowes, Charlotte Arter, Dan Nash and Clara Evans all set personal bests and Lucy Marland came close.

Matt was 14th in the premier men's race in a time of 29:18.38 while Charlotte was 6th in the equivalent ladies' race with 32:51.72, putting her at 10th on the UK rankings.

Dan's time of 30:33.03 and Clara's 36:30.35 were both personal bests and Lucy was timed at 37:53.72.

YDL juniors slip Sunday 21 May 2017

Iwan Smith 2017

On a cold, windy and occasionally rainy day, Cardiff's UK Youth Development League (lower age group) team returned to Yate yesterday for the second round match of this year's series.

After just coming third in the first match, a depleted team slipped to fourth and will need a much improved performance next time to avoid missing out on a place in the regional final (only the first three qualify), to be held in Cardiff on 15th July.

Club seeks an administrator Thursday 18 May 2017

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Cardiff AAC is one of Britain’s most successful athletic clubs and the premier club in Wales. In recent years, its growth and complexity have placed increasing demands on its organisation and administration, to the extent that a more professional approach is now needed.

The decision has, therefore, been made to appoint an administrator, initially on a part time basis, to provide a firm foundation for the club's future growth and development.

Off to the Bahamas Wednesday 17 May 2017

Sarah Omoregie

Three Cardiff AAC athletes have been selected to represent Wales at the Commonwealth Youth (under 18) Games, to be held in the Bahamas in July.

The successful three are Sarah Omoregie (shot put), Lauren Evans (100m hurdles) and Naomi Reid (800m).

Adrian Palmer will be the team coach.

Regional medals haul Tuesday 16 May 2017

The combined South and East Wales regional championships were held in Brecon on Sunday last, 14th May, and Cardiff athletes collected plenty of medals of all colours.

Although entries in the senior age group were rather thin, the younger categories were well supported and Cardiff athletes took all three medals in several events.

Christian in Hall of Fame Sunday 14 May 2017

Christian Malcolm WCH2010

At the annual Hall of Fame dinner, held at the SWALEC stadium last Friday evening, Cardiff's Christian Malcolm was one of three distinguished sportsmen inducted into the Welsh Hall of Fame.

As Wales' best ever sprinter, Christian joined cricketer Peter Walker and footballer Terry Yorath to received this prestigious recognition of his outstanding achievements.

Christian was supported at the award ceremony by long time coach Jock Anderson, cousin Kevin Williams and training partner and European medallist Doug Turner.

Senior women start well Tuesday 9 May 2017


With only eight points separating second to fourth places, Cardiff UK women's Athletic League team got off to a good start in Southampton last Saturday, 6th May.

Local club Southampton AC triumphed on the day with 197 points with Cardiff fourth with 188, a clear 22 points ahead of fifth placed Harrow AC.

Senior men win Sunday 7 May 2017

Ryan Cooper 2017

After topping Divsion two last year and gaining automatic promotion, Cardiff's British Athletics League team made a great start to their campaign in Division one with a win yesterday at Basingstoke.

With a solid all-round performance, Cardiff accumulated 318 points to win the match, with Welsh rivals Swansea close behind on 316.

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