Run Wales

Getting Going & Keeping Going – A Beginners running workshop

As part of Adult learners week, Clwb Run Wales are hosting a Beginner’s running workshop with tips and advice for all those who’ve got into or back into running during Lockdown. Wednesday October 21st – 6.30pm Join us to hear about everything from Couch to 5k, parkrun, and that first race, to what trainers to […]

The Run Wales 100’s 1st Anniversary!

A year ago today a determined group of 100 novice female runners were given free spaces to take on the Cardiff Half, Wales’ largest mass-participation event. The #RunWales100 project was a collaboration between Run Wales and Run 4 Wales, the Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon organisers. It was hoped that the project would help those taking […]

Local Lockdown Restrictions Reminder

With the increasing Local Lockdown restrictions we would like to remind everyone to remain within their own borough if locked down and not to travel into any locked down borough without a reasonable excuse. The following is in effect in all locked down areas: No athletes, leaders, officials or staff residing in the borough to attend running activities […]

Wales beats Ireland in the Vitality Running World Cup International!

Wales beat Ireland in this weekends Vitality Running World Cup virtual International. The average speed of the Welsh teams runners was 10.97 over the 10km distance, compared to Ireland’s 9.93. Plus Wales boasted 8 of the top 10 quickest athletes! A big congratulations to all who took part and helped Wales secure the victory. Run […]

Further South Wales Local Lockdown Restrictions

The introduction of local lockdown restrictions to Blaenau Gwent, Bridgend, and Merthyr Tydfil County Boroughs, and the City and County Borough of Newport by the Welsh Government, means the following comes into effect from 18:00 on Tuesday 22th September 2020: No athletes, leaders, officials or staff residing in the borough to attend running activities outside the borough e.g. competitions, training, face to face […]

Leading Ladies – Sharon Eckley

Throughout UK Coaching Week we have featured some of our fantastic female leaders because we feel these Leading Ladies deserve the spotlight and most importantly our thanks! Our final featured Leading Lady is . . . Sharon Eckley – She Runs: Cardiff Coleen Manuel wrote to us to say “I have just seen your Leading […]

Welsh Athletics Teams Up with UKCoaching

In celebration of our coach community during UK Coaching week and as part of our commitment to supporting the development of our coaches and leaders, Welsh Athletics has teamed up with UK Coaching to give our coaches and leaders discounted access to the subscription service. On joining UK Coaching, coaches and leaders can unlock […]

Leading Ladies – Rebecca James

As part of UK Coaching Week 2020 we are focusing on and celebrating some our fantastic female Run Leaders. Rebecca James – Flying feet Abi Swindall wrote “I’ve nominated Becky for Leading Ladies for her work to move us all forward with our running in work. Becky set up Flying Feet within Flying Start in Barry […]

Getting Going & Keeping Going – A Beginners running workshop

UPDATE – Due to COVID restrictions and staffing capacity the #ClwbRun Beginner’s Running Workshop has had to be unfortunately postponed; the new date for this workshop will be Wednesday October 21st. For those who want to make the most of Adult Learners Week, Welsh Athletics are offering a webinar on ‘Fostering Creativity in Endurance Running […]