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Welsh award for Ciaran Thursday 16 October 2014

Ciaran Lewis 2013

Cardiff's Ciaran Lewis has clinched the Welsh Athletics Junior Male Off-Track Athlete of the Year award for his string of mountain running performances.

After winning the British and Irish Mountain Running Championships, Ciaran (17) was selected to represent Great Britain for the first time at the European Mountain Running Championships in France and he also represented Wales at the World Youth Mountain Running Cup in Italy.

Ciaran had started the year by becoming British Champion when representing Wales in the British and Irish Mountain Running championships and was the only non-English athlete to make it to the top of the podium at this event.

Goodbye Kay Wednesday 15 October 2014

Kay James

Cardiff AAC is very sad to learn of the passing earlier today of Kay James after a short illness.

Kay, with her late husband John, joined the club in 1981 with their children, Philip and Helen. Both John and Kay quickly became involved in the organisational side of the club and held many important roles.

Over the 33 years since she joined, Kay became a key member of the club and was general secretary for 11 years from 1993 to 2003. She was a Life Member and was President for two years from 2011.

First Gwent League Monday 13 October 2014

Cross Country 2013 under 13

The first round of this season's Gwent Cross Country League, held in Bridgend yesterday on a bright and sunny day, but later with a chilly wind, saw around 100 Cardiff athletes, including many 'first timers' competing in all the age groups.

The best performers were John Cove, who came home in second place in the under 20 men's race, and Kate Seary and Naomi Reid who both finished third in their respective races, the under 20 women and the under 15 girls.

Welsh Award for Kath Elias Saturday 11 October 2014

Kath Elias

Long serving and popular club member Kath Elias is the 2014 Welsh Athletics Volunteer of the Year and will receive her award from Welsh Athletics at their annual dinner at the Radisson Blu hotel in Cardiff on 15th November.


This award is very well deserved as Kath has put in a prodigious amount of work over many years for the club, for Welsh Schools and Welsh Athletics.

Road Relay success Friday 10 October 2014

Road Relay team Abi Fisher Naomi Reid Annwen Gammo

A small but classy under 15 girls team travelled to Birmingham's Sutton Park last Sunday, 5th October, to take part in the National Young Athletes road relay championship.

Up against 79 of the best teams in Britain, the Cardiff team of Annwen Gammon, Naomi Reid and Abigail Fisher finished in an excellent 9th place.

Ieuan's debut and team win Monday 6 October 2014

Ieuan Thomas 2014 half marathon

Cardiff's Ieuan Thomas produced an outstanding debut run in the Cardiff Half Marathon yesterday, 5th October, to finish in 7th place in the excellent time of 65:40 minutes.

A delighted Ieuan said after the race that “it was an amazing experience, I wore my Cardiff vest so the crowd would know who I was and they gave me a major boost. It was unbelievable. Hopefully this is the start of even better things to come.” 

The icing on the cake was that Cardiff AAC won the team race, which counts as this year's British championship.

Marvellous milers Saturday 4 October 2014

Sofia Vella and Emily Chirghin 2014

Cardiff's milers were out in force today at the Welsh road mile champoionships, held in perfect weather in the historic surroundings of Cardiff's Civic Centre.

Amongst several classy performances, those of winners Haasan Abdi (under 17 men), Sofia Vella (under 13 girls), Tomos Nesham (under 15 boys) and Elliot Slade (senior men) stood out.

Cross Country calling Thursday 2 October 2014

Cross Country 2013 under 13

THis is another reminder that the cross country season will start NEXT WEEK with the first round of the popular Gwent Cross Country League, which takes place on 12th October at Bridgend.

Please give your name to your team manager so that you can be included in the club team.

Mile entries close on Monday Saturday 27 September 2014

Welsh Athletics logo BEST

The Welsh Mile road championships will be held again in Cardiff on Saturday 4th October (the day before the half marathon) and will be open to all age groups (male and female) from under eleven to seniors, plus the British and Welsh Masters.

Entries close on Monday next 29th September so if you want to run but have not yet entered, do so straight away.

Last year, Cardiff athletes won loads of medals and we could do even better this year.

Presentation Evening 2014 Thursday 25 September 2014

Presentation Evening 2013

The 2014 Cardiff AAC Junior Presentation Evening will be held on Sunday 12th October at the Earl Haig Club, Whitchurch, Cardiff starting at 6.30pm.
 
Come along to this popular annual event and meet Cardiff's international athletes who will be helping with the presentations..
 
Tickets are £2 each in advance (£4 at the door) and are available in the Cardiff AAC Club Room at Cardiff International Stadium.

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