MOUNTAIN RUNNING NEWS   The Carneddau     Sat 31st May   Results    Pictures from Alastair Tye

The 'Sinclair Steel' Carneddau Race took place from Bethesda on Saturday 31st May. The weather was hot and sunny and the summits were clear. The runners suffered in the heat but the conditions were well appreciated by the marshals. Stan Charles of Clwydian was first to the summit of Carnedd Dafydd and maintained his lead to Yr Elen. However, he twisted his ankle on the descent and was passed by Iain Ridgway of Eryri who went on to win by a margin of nearly 5 minutes.

The race was won by Iain Ridgway of Eryri in a time of 1 hour 41 minutes and 45 seconds. Stan Charles of Clwydian was 2nd in 1.46.28 and James McQueen of Eryri 3rd in 1.48.41. Other category winners : Over 40 - Paul Jenkinson (Eryri) 1.50.46, Over 50 - Andrew Fox (Glossop) 1.57.23, Over 60 - Emyr Davies (Eryri) 2.43.07

The ladies race was won by Andrea Roberts of Eryri in 1.57.47. Hannah Toberman of Eryri was 2nd in 2.14.02 and Annie Williams of Eryri (also 1st over 40) 3rd in 2.27.29. First over 60 was Maggie Oliver of Eryri in 2.57.08.

Thanks to the following : Race Sponsor - Sinclair Steel, Team Dolly and everyone who provided assistance on the day.