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New invention and designs could change athletics and competitive sports forever.

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 * The Snap-Lock Bibclips provide unique opportunities for sponsors. A former sportsman has invented a unique alternative to safety pins for securing race numbers to clothing – No more pins, No more holes! Special feature report by Don Hale. An award-winning former sportsman, who is also a creative designer and inventor, has finally   solved an age-old problem dating back more than a century, to finding a new and realistic alternative to using safety pins, whilst trying to attach a competitor’s race number to clothing. This  remarkable  invention and coupled with some new and fascinating designs could now change athletics, and all competitive sports forever, and they have already been used by top ex-star athletes Dame  Kelly  Holmes, Shannon Hylton, and Vassos. This bizarre problem of athletes still using old-fashioned safety pins in this modern age at major athletics, cycling, triathlon, or sporting events, and the potential damage caused by them, was discussed live on BBC television

An inventive former runner designs unique alternative to safety pins for securing race numbers to clothing – No more pins, No more holes!

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An inventive former runner designs unique alternative to safety pins for securing race numbers to clothing – No more pins, No more holes! Special feature report by Don Hale.  *Included some examples of varied stock.   An award-winning sports enthusiast, who is also a creative designer and inventor, has finally  solved an age-old problem dating back more than a century, to finding a new and realistic alternative to using safety pins, whilst trying to attach a competitor’s race number to clothing. The problem of athletes still using old-fashioned safety pins in this modern age at major athletics, cycling, triathlon, or sporting events, and the potential damage caused by them, was discussed live on BBC television recently by former Olympic champions  Steve Cram  and  Michael Johnson  during the  World Athletics Championships in America  in July, yet they failed to appreciate that a viable alternative IS NOW available! Exciting innovations Ex-runner Mike Drage from his Shrewsbury based fir

Three age cat wins for Road Runners at bright and breezy Conwy parkrun.

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*Stuart Culverhouse (*above) was the first NWRRC back home at Conwy. Three age cat wins for Road Runners at bright and breezy Conwy parkrun. Report by Don Hale. Photos Steve Jeffery.   It was bright and breezy at Conwy parkrun last Saturday where an increased number of top club and social runners enjoyed the excellent weather to record some fast times and new PBs. Adam Jones  was the first man home over this picturesque 5k course in just 16 minutes 59 seconds, with  Tom Carter  just 3 seconds behind, despite a new PB time of 17.02, with  Osian Griffiths  3rd in 18.59. The first lady was the speedy  Alice Johnson  (Les Croupiers), who finished 7th overall in 19.27. *Pictured above, super master vets Sandy  Johnston  (*left) and Roger Harrison Jones both ran well at the Conwy parkrun. The parkrun attracted another bumper turnout of 234 runners from across the UK, and it also welcomed back a couple of remarkable ‘super’ veterans in  Sandy Johnston  (Les Croupiers), a highly respected MV70