2010 Results

NEWSAR Clwydian Hills –7th November 2010

Race numbers were up by 50% at the Clwydian Hills race, near Mold, as the race was the final counter in the inov-8/WFRA Open Welsh Championships and North Wales Series. Weather conditions were dry with sunny intervals and light winds. It was very muddy, wet and slippery underfoot due to the rain in recent days.

The race was won by Steven Cale of Shrewsbury in a time of 72 minutes and 38 seconds. Matt Gilbert of Wreham Tri was 2nd in 74.02 and Tim Higginbottom of Clwydian 3rd in 74.25. Other category winners – Over 40 Paul Jones (Oswestry) 76.06, Over 50 Peter Gardner (MDC) 82.08, Over 60 Don Williams (Eryri) 94.11, Over 70 Peter Norman (Wrexham) 127.32. The ladies race was won by Anna Lupton of Radcliffe in 83.03. Andrea Rowlands of Eryri was 2nd in 90.12 and Sarah Hammond of Tattenhall 3rd in 92.31 (also 1st over 40). Other category winners Over 50 Sue Ellis (Tattenhall) 112.23, Over 60 Maggie Oliver (Eryri) 129.30.

The inov-8/WFRA Welsh Champions for 2010 are Tim Davies of Mercia and Andrea Rowlands of Eryri. Tim Davies is also the British Fell Running Champion for 2010. Other category Champions – Male : Over 40 Paul Jones (Oswestry), Over 50 Peter Gardner (MDC), Over 60 Don Williams (Eryri), Over 70 Peter Norman (Wrexham).
Female : Over 40 Sandra Rowlands (Clwydian), Over 50 Annie Williams (Eryri), Over 60 Maggie Oliver (Eryri).

The winners of the WFRA North Wales Series, sponsored by Benard’s Gallery, Llandudno, were Ifan Richards of Meirionnydd and Andrea Rowlands of Eryri. Other category winners – Male : Over 40 Paul Jones (Oswestry), Over 50 Arwel Lewis (Eryri), Over 60 Don Williams (Eryri).
Female : Over 40 Sandra Rowlands (Clwydian), Over 50 Annie Williams (Eryri), Over 60 Maggie Oliver (Eryri).

Some of the prizewinners in the inov-8/WFRA Welsh Champs and North / South Wales Series…… Photo by Alastair Tye

2010 Results – 2010 Clwydian Hills Fell Race Results

Link to Pete Douglas’ pics

178 runners took part.