Reports and results from Helena Tipping 10k and Dolgellau 5 mile races..

Steve Forsyth (*above) led the club team at Helena Tipping 10k. 

Road Runners celebrated great performances at Helena Tipping 10k and at Dolgellau 5-mile races.


Report by Don Hale.


Several NWRRC members braved the heat and made the journey to Wrexham last Sunday to take part in the popular Helena Tipping 10k race.





*Pictured (*above left) Steve Forsyth and (*right) Will Williams at the 10k.


Many celebrated fast times including Steve Forsyth, who was the first club man home in 30th place in just 34.47, and club colleague Will Williams finished 126th in 39.45, with Gethin Wyn Jones 160th in 41.46, and Jamie Tharme 264th in 46.08.

 


*Pictured above - some NWRRC members at the Helena Tipping 10k (l-r) Kevin Higgins, Kelly-Marie Alford, Mandy Owen and Cai Roberts.

Cai Roberts continued his good form in 302nd place in 48.45, with Kevin Higgins impressing again in 388th spot in 54.28. And Kelly-Marie Alford ran well to finish 393rd in 54.53, with Mandy Owen building back her fitness in 464th place in 1.00.31. 

The race attracted 774 runners and it was won by Matt Clowes (Cardiff AC) in 30.36, with Scott Overall 2nd in 31.14, and Jay Ferns 3rd in 32.23. The 1st Female was Emily Kearney (Welsh Anglo Athletes|) in 33.39.



Ben and Sarah (*above) both ran well at the Dolgellau 5-mile race.

The midweek Dolgellau 5-mile race proved an attraction for Ben and Sarah Hudson with Ben finishing 16th overall and Sarah winning her age category in 26th place in 38.37. Afterwards Sarah admitted: “It was a tough little race but great fun coming back down the hills.”

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