Five PBs this year for Welsh Master David Gibson as he aims for a new 10k record!


*Pictured above - David Gibson - enjoying a great year setting new PBs.

Five PBs this year for Welsh Master David Gibson as he aims for a new 10k record!

Report by Don Hale.

https://donhaleblog.blogspot.com

www.welshmastersathletics.co.uk

 

Welsh Master and Tri-Hard Harrier member David Gibson is really on fire this season and set his fifth PB of the year following another outstanding run in the OGI Porthcawl 10k.

Master veteran David, who is remarkably modest athlete, now aged 72, received deserved plaudits this week after he recorded an excellent time of just 39 minutes and 54 seconds for his determined 10k efforts at Porthcawl, which is getting very close to another Welsh Masters Road Race record!

After the event, David said: “This was hard work but very pleased to get sub 40 mins. Faster than everyone over 60 years old despite being 72. Possibly the second fastest UK M70 10k YTD. The course was not flat, and there was quite a breeze, so I had to dig deep for this. 

“The figure of eight route also includes sections through a caravan park, an arcade, fun fair, the main shopping street and the sea front promenade!”



David Gibson (*above top right), with fellow members of Tri-Hard Harriers.


 

 

Comments

Most popular posts

CHARLIE SHEEN RUNS 75 MILES AND RAISES OVER £4,000 FOR ALDER HEY CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL CHARITY.

North Wales schoolboy Charlie Sheen to run 75-miles along the prom for Alder Hey Children’s Hospital Charity.

Good turn-out for the midweek Felinheli 10k race.

Strong Welsh Teams for Marathon International at Chester (6th October 2024).

Top Two UK M70s at the Ammanford 10k

Podium place for Charlotte at the International Snowdon Mountain Race - and Kevin gallops around Aintree 10k.

Super vet Sandy Johnston set a new record at the Helena Tipping 10k at Wrexham.

Road Running duo tackled the gruelling Snowdon Twilight race last Friday night.

Great performance by Welsh Master Ifan Lloyd in the Comrades Ultra-Marathon.

Welsh Master Martin Green celebrated a new 3,000m track PB at Bury...and Will Williams had a good go at the 1,500 race.