YESTERDAY (May 12) saw Abergele Harriers represented at one of the toughest races in the local running calendar, the Snowdonia Half Marathon.

This year’s race was ran in particularly hot conditions to add to the 2,000 feet of climbing, making it a true test.

A total of three Harriers towed the start line and Danny Williams, in fine form currently, finished in an excellent 10th position in 1:36:28.


Abergele Harriers run Cardiff 5k and Belfast City Marathon

Warren Brown also coped well with the conditions to finish 66th in 1:51:04.

Sarah Brooks also impressed in 2:21:49 for 293rd position.

The previous Wednesday (May 8), there was an equally tough test, the Rhostryfan 10k, which starts with a mountainous first two kilometres.

A couple of Harriers took part in this race out of the 56 runners.

Rachel Shipley was made to work hard for her third victory in a row in the event, but prevailed in a superb 40:47, her best on the course.

Also running was Darren Blazier, finishing 4th overall in 40:33.

Elsewhere for the Harriers, Anthony Howe ran the Newborough parkrun on Saturday (May 11) and finished 76th in 29:43.