Runner Mark helping the fight

RUNNER MARK HELPING THE FIGHT   They say that cancer will affect most of us at some point. Those sentiments certainly ring true for Porthcawl’s Mark James, who has watched a close family member and friends battle the deadly disease in recent times. And it was those courageous battles that […]

Runner Mark helping the fight

Will Edwards

Runner Will’s coast path challenge

Runner Will’s coast path challenge   Porthcawl Runner Will Edwards last week began his attempt to cover the entire Wales Coast Path throughout 2018. The 45-year-old doctor has set himself the challenge of completing the full official 870 miles (1,400 kilometres) of the path – which opened back in May […]


Porthcawl Runners gunning for promotion

Porthcawl Runners gunning for promotion   At the halfway stage of the 2017/18 West Glamorgan Cross Country League, Porthcawl Runners are gunning for promotion on two fronts. The club have made a solid start in Division Two of both the men’s and women’s team competitions and are in with a […]


Runner Mark’s epic challenge

Runner Mark’s epic challenge   Getting out for a run can be a struggle at this time of year for even the most enthusiastic of runners. But Porthcawl Runner Mark Bowen is now just over a week away from completing his epic challenge of running on every single day in […]


Magic milestone for Taxi Mike

Porthcawl Runner Mike Davies was a proud man after completing his 200th Parkrun last Saturday. It’s quite an achievement for the 59-year-old veteran, who only took up running a little over four years ago. The Parkrun in Porthcawl was a little over two months old when Davies ran in his […]

Mike Taxi

Merthyr Mawr 5k 2017 - Porthcawl Runners

Porthcawl Runners Glamorgan Gazette Article by Carl Field

Records fall at the Merthyr Mawr 5k with personal bests   14 NEW personal bests were the highlight of a record-breaking Merthyr Mawr 5k for the Porthcawl Runners. No fewer than 47 competitors from the South Road based club descended on the event – which was the second of six […]


Bridgend County running league

Bridgend County running league Last year we as Porthcawl Runners competed in the inaugural Bridgend County Running League (BCRL). It was a thoroughly rewarding competition, which tested us all as runners and also forged stronger bonds with the other five clubs that participated. It consists of six races, each hosted […]

Bridgend County running league

West Glam cross country league - Porthcawl Runners

West Glam cross country league

West Glam cross country league results final standings Thanks to the folks that turned out regularly for our teams and scored good points in the West Glam Cross Country League:- As well as Debs Goule winning her age group there were 3 others who attended all 5 events – Karen […]


April 2017 Newsletter

April 2017 Newsletter Spring has sprung, and along with dancing daffodils, Personal Bests have been springing up in the club. I can’t list them all but my coach’s runner of the month has been Andy Breeze, who has been gamboling like a lamb at the Porthcawl Parkrun, breaking his PB […]

Porthcawl Runners and walkers newsletter april 2017

Porthcawl Runners and walkers march newsletter

March 2017 Newsletter

March 2017 Newsletter With the couch to 5k programme for beginners in full swing and everybody making great progress their focus is now on completing the Porthcawl Parkrun on 18th March 2017. The damper February weather is failing to dampen spirits and the more experienced runners are also working hard […]