Welcome to Lliswerry Runners

  • on... just cruising along by Nigel

    Recently, I was lucky enough to be taken on a Cruise along with my “parental family”. Unfortunately, for various reasons which I won’t go into here, my wife and children didn’t come, creating quite a strange dynamic. As I trudged along behind mum and dad on the first evening, it took me back to my mid-teens, quiet and shy, wondering what to do, whether anyone would talk...
  • Lliswerry Ladies Medal Glory at Welsh 5K Road Champs by ChrisM

    Parc Bryn Bach, Tredegar hosted the annual Welsh 5km Road Race Championships on Saturday 1st August.  It was billed as a summer evening of fantastic running in the Welsh valleys. Unfortunately the weather disappointed with wet and windy conditions so the summer evening never materialised. However, our Lliswerry ladies didn’t disappoint, delivering the fantastic running as...
  • So, what is it like to run 100 miles Keith? by ChrisM

    The reality of taking part in a 100mile event is, trust me, very different to what I think the common perception is. I’ll try and explain...
  • Cotswold Way Relay - some final instructions by Ceri

      Cotswold relay runners - please see attached file for some final points for SATURDAYS race (it's not on Sunday!) The post race drinks/prize giving will be as follows (it's not at the Rugby club as we previously thought!) - The Venue for the prize giving is going to be at the Boater (not at the Forum as stated in my previous email). The Boater is a great pub with 3 bars! We have...
  • Want to learn to run? Join our Couch to 5K! by alun

    After a number of successful groups of couch to 5k running, we are starting another group for a new batch of novices who are looking to step up from where they are now to 5K regulars! To help people looking to learn to run, we follow the Couch to 5K program, assisted by our coaches and with a group of people who are all in the same place. We have people join who want to go from walking...
  • Lliswerry take on the Classic Quarter by alun

    In a massive weekend of sporting events, the club had a sea of Maroon and White head to the Swansea Half Marathon to do battle with the headwinds and take on the improved course. As with the previous year, the weather was good, if a little warm, but our runners took on the race and all performed brilliantly, with Emma Wookey again stealing the headlines finishing as first lady, completing a...
  • Welsh Castles Relay 2015 by ChrisM

    Castles weekend is always a highlight in the Club calendar, and this year was no exception. An annual event, superbly organised by Les Croupiers RC, the Welsh Castles Relay 2015 brought 65 teams together to compete against each other over 20 Stages, that is 1300 runners! Starting from Caernarvon Castle on Saturday morning the race ends a day later, and some 200 miles further south, in the field...
  • on… London Marathon 2015 by Nigel

    London Marathon took place last weekend, I was lucky enough to be selected to go by the Ballot gods. Be careful of what you wish for - you might just get it!
  • Lliswerry 8 2015 raised £540.24 for Charity by alun

    Many thanks again to all the volunteers and runners of the Lliswerry 8. We're pleased to announce that the race helped raise an amazing £540.24 for the Mayor's chosen charities, Teenage Cancer Trust and Newport Sea Cadets!
  • Marathon Season is upon us by alun

    The clocks have come forward, spring has sprung and the long-awaited marathon season has begun. The next four weeks will see hundreds of miles of training come together for many of our runners over 26.2 miles, quite a few of them debutants at the distance.