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Welcome to Porthcawl Runners

We were founded in March 2010 and we serve an area, which includes the town of Porthcawl and the villages of Cornelly, Pyle and Kenfig Hill. We cater for cross-country and road running from beginners to elite and we offer a warm welcome to newcomers.

17 Apr Posted by in News | Comments

Wednesday Night Training sessions

Wednesday Night Training sessions

Wilfy’s 5k PB plan – April 30th 2014 – July 30th 2014 Wednesday interval/fartlek session – 4 week cycle START 6.30 PROMPT as some have young children/work/family commitments suggested target races – Merthyr Mawr 5k – 28/5/14, Summer Series 3 mile, cardiff 4/7/14, Cosmeston Lakes 3mile relays – tbc (usually 2nd/3rd Wednesday in July). Any […]

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16 Apr Posted by in News | Comments

Virgin Money London Marathon 2015

Virgin Money London Marathon 2015

Inspired by Sunday’s race? The ballot for the 2015 Virgin Money #LondonMarathon opens on Tuesday 22 April http://www.london-marathon.com  Any members wishing to enter the ballot for a club place which normally takes place for Porthcawl Runners around October/November please enter the public ballot which opens next Tuesday as this gives preference to those who enter […]

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15 Apr Posted by in News | Comments

Porthcawl parkrun #54

Porthcawl parkrun #54

There was a record turnout for the  second week in succession at the Porthcawl parkrun #54. The numbers were boosted by the Hughes family who turned out in force to celebrate the 75th Birthday of twins Eric & Lyn . Congratulations to you both and we hope you enjoyed the day. Many thanks for the […]

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14 Apr Posted by in News | Comments

Marathon round up 13/04/14

Marathon round up 13/04/14

Congratulations to every member who took on the marathon distance yesterday and I have also included the results of some past members. Conditions looked tough in London where the temperature was rising the further the runners got to the finish line. This resulted in quite a few runners slowing down over the last 10k, still […]

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07 Apr Posted by in News | Comments

Brighton marathon 2014

Brighton marathon 2014

The Maine family enjoyed probably their best day, in terms of results, at the 2014 Brighton Marathon. Gabriella has gone from strength to strength since her move to Les Croupiers Cardiff and was rewarded with a fantastic time of 03:06:45 Gabby came 3rd in her age cat and was 11th female overall. A great start […]

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06 Apr Posted by in News | Comments

Porthcawl parkrun #53

Porthcawl parkrun #53

There was a great turnout for the First anniversary of Porthcawl parkrun. There were 187 runners easily beating the previous best of 166. The atmosphere at the start was very good with all the runners and Volunteers enjoying what turned out to be a memorable day. There were some inspiring speeches at the presentation that […]

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02 Apr Posted by in News | Comments

Club Championship 1/4/14

Club Championship 1/4/14

The Club Championship table has been updated with the West Glam x/c fixtures completed. The best four from five events scored and this has more or less finalised the championship with only the parkrun results looking to change any positions from now until the 1st May 2014. Geraint leads the way for the Men in […]

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02 Apr Posted by in News | Comments

Porthcawl parkrun #52

Porthcawl parkrun #52

Gareth 2nd from Right   Nice to see Coach Gareth Roper make his debut run in the Porthcawl parkrun last weekend. Gareth has volunteered many times over the past year and has recently been coaching a few beginners who have pledged to run in next weekends anniversary run.  Well done Gareth, we look forward to […]

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31 Mar Posted by in News | Comments

Born to Run 40 mile Ultra- Marathon.

Born to Run 40 mile Ultra- Marathon.

I arrived at the Bynea cycle club at 7.45 for a 9.00am start,where I met up with 42 intrepid souls to attempt the Born to Run 40 mile Ultra . After a brief safety talk, it was outside to the start line and at 9 o’clock off we went,my plan was a sub 8 hr finish time, which  would […]

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31 Mar Posted by in News | Comments

West Glam X/C Gnoll Park

West Glam X/C Gnoll Park

The weather was fabulous for the last fixture in the West Glamorgan x/c league meeting at Gnoll Park, Neath.  A different course was brought into play this year because of ongoing work taking place and what a tough course it turned out to be. The warm weather coupled with a hilly route, which also incorporated […]

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24 Mar Posted by in News | Comments

Final West Glam x/c fixture

Final West Glam x/c fixture

FINAL FIXTURE 2013/2014 SEASON Sunday 30th March 2014 11am Venue: Gnoll Estate, Neath Host Club – Neath Harriers SAT NAV – SA11 3BS Registration - Between 9.45am – 10.45am in Gnoll Visitors Centre. Parking: Please note there is a £1 parking fee. Start Time - 11am Distance/Course - Approximately 9km for the senior men and 6km for the ladies This […]

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24 Mar Posted by in News | Comments

HBA 20 mile/Gloucester 20 mile

HBA 20 mile/Gloucester 20 mile

  Well done to the members who have run 20 mile races over the past two weeks. In preparation for the Virgin London Marathon Barry ran the Gloucester 20 with his daughter Rhian last week. The weather was a lot warmer than what we have been used to recently,which made it tough. Pos Runner Time […]

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23 Mar Posted by in News | Comments

Porthcawl parkrun

Porthcawl parkrun

There were five members running in yesterdays 51 st  Porthcawl parkrun.  Will Edwards and Neil Harris combined the parkrun with their long run in their Virgin London Marathon training programme.  Not long now and best of luck to all our members who are in the final weeks of their training for the event. There were […]

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19 Mar Posted by in News | Comments

Caerphilly 10k 22.06.14

Caerphilly 10k 22.06.14

  Enties are open for the 2nd Caerphilly 10k Which takes place on Sunday 22 June. Early entry fee £10 for a 10k on closed roads. More information can be found HERE

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18 Mar Posted by in News | Comments

Weekend Round up 15/16 March

Weekend Round up 15/16 March

There were four members who took part in the 50th Porthcawl parkrun on Saturday. Pos Runner   Time 14 Roger Davis 20:29 23 Dave Dickson 21:35 25 Alistair Thompson 21;41 87 Rachel Thompson 27:59 Well done all and also thanks to the members who volunteered on the day. Don’t forget April 5th is a special […]

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