Welsh Fell Championships 2016

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To mark his reaching 70, Gary G decided to undertake an assault all three Welsh Fell Championships.
He finished first mv70 in the South Wales summer series, based on the best results from 4 out of 6 races, ranging from 3.5 miles at Llanthony show to 17 miles in the very tough Black Mountains fell race.
Gary also won his category in the Welsh Open Fell Championship, again the best 4 results from 6 races held throughout Wales. He narrowly missed a clean sweep, finishing a close 3rd in the North Wales series, narrowly beaten by two local runners in the final race of the season having lost time when he had to stop to ask the way!
In all Gary completed 9 races in the Championships, covering 75 miles with 25,500 feet of climbing beating 13 other septuagenarians including past Internationals and Olympians.

4 thoughts on “Welsh Fell Championships 2016

  1. I couldn’t find a photo of Gary running in any of the Welsh races, but thought the report should go with a photo to celebrate his 70 years and amazing running. Well done Gary!

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