Sarn Helen - Sunday 17th May       Pics from Alastair Tye 16.5mile   4mile   1.5mile

There was a much larger entry than normal this year as the race was a counter in the Welsh Fell Runners Association Open / Welsh Championships. Weather conditions were perfect for the runners being cool, mostly dry and overcast.

The race was won by Matthew Roberts of Eryri in a time of 1 hour 45 minutes and 31 seconds. Julian Baker of Les Croupiers was 2nd in 1.48.09 (also 1st over 40) and Steve Rees of Port Talbot 3rd in 1.48.30. Other category winners - Under 23 Carwyn Thomas (Sarn Helen) 1.59.23, Over 50 Martin Cortvriend (Clwydian) 2.11.47, Over 60 Steve Herington (Hereford Couriers) 2.18.54

The ladies race was won by Shan Roberts of Ingli Runners (also 1st over 40) in a time of 2.06.56. Phoebe Webster of Aberystwyth was 2nd in 2.12.16 and Clare Phillips (Swansea) 3rd in 2.19.34. Other category winners - Over 50 Gill Stott (Chepstow) 2.33.43, Over 60 Maggie Oliver (Eryri) 2.52.11