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  • 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.
  • Website Survey Analysis by alun

    Thank you to all the people who filled out the online survey for the website. At the time of writing, we've had 70 responses, and that's given us plenty of feedback to work on how to make the website even better for you. The majority of responders joined the club over 18 months ago, but we also had 24 people who joined in the last year. For those people, only 4 didn't look at the...
  • on... Running up that Bill by Nigel

    There’s been a lot of talk about the cost of the IAAF World Half Marathon Championships, based in Cardiff next April. More precisely, the “Mass Participation” race taking place. Now £64 is a lot of money for a “Fun Run”, especially when the proceeds aren’t going to charity.
  • Welsh Road Relay success by ChrisM

    Another successful outing for Lliswerry Ladies, this time at the Welsh Road Relays held in Ynysangharad Park, Pontypridd.   The Senior team came fourth in their section with great runs from Ruth Phillips (22:13), Rebecca Rothwell (22:21), Antoinette Dumayne (21:42) rounded off by Ella Boorman (24:23) in her first competitive outing.
  • Championship Calculations updated by alun

    A new year brings a new championship table, and as always, myself and Chris Matthews have been working to improve the way results are calculated. One of the issues with the results in previous years is the LPF score for individuals being based ont he course length, but not the course terrain. As a result, flat road races always gave higher scores than trail or hilly races. So events such as...
  • Lliswerry Chairman Honoured by ChrisM

    Lliswerry Runners’ Chairman Chris Davies has been recognised as an ‘outstanding individual’ by Prime Minister David Cameron.
  • Lliswerry 8 Results & Photos are up! by alun

    Many thanks to all who took part today, the weather was almost perfect for the race, and everyone seemed to have a great time!
  • A chat with John Hill by ChrisM

    John Hill was one of the founding members of Lliswerry Runners and served as Club Secretary from 1985 – 2005. He was made a Life Member for his services to the Club in 2005. As we celebrate our 30th year we thought it a good opportunity to catch up with John to find out how it all started. Chris Matthews (CM): So who decided to start a running club?

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