Welcome to Wales' Premier Athletic Club
together we are one

Principal Officers

Please find in this section who are the Principal Officers of the Club.

President - Helen James

Helen James

Helen joined the club when she was 14 and quickly developed into a talented sprinter, winning Welsh titles and representing Wales. Helen's competitive career was cut short through injury but she took up coaching which she has been doing ever since. She was Sport Wales Coach of the Year a few years ago.

Chairman - Bernard Plain

Bernard Plain

Bernie joined the club as a schoolboy and developed into one of Britain's leading middle distance and marathon runners, representing Great Britain on many occasions, including the European Championships. He has been a loyal club member all his life and was President from 1988 to 1990.


Treasurer - Michael Farrell


Membership - Boudewyn Ligthart

Boudewyn Ligthart 2015

Bou got involved in the club through his daughter Emma and has taken over as membership secreatary from long serving Kath Elias. He is a computer specialist and has introduced online payment to the membership system.

General Secretary - Vacant