This is the first weekly e-mail from new recruit (mug) Adrian Williams, I have volunteered (been press ganged) to take over the weekly e-mail from Craig so please bear with me over the next few weeks as I get to grips with the Groupmail and other intricacies of the running of the weekly email. Please inform me of any errors or omissions.

The latest news regarding James McQueen’s condition is very positive, he’s improving by the day; see the updates on the Eryri website.

Next local fell races

Moel Y Ci - 5m / 950

Date: Sat 23rd February. 12 noon start

£4 on day only (juniors free, start 12.10).
From Moelyci Environmental Centre, Tregarth, Bangor LL57 4BB. (GR SH 593 678).
Registration from 10 am Refreshments. No dogs.
Age limit: Over 16 for main race. Plus junior race (over 10, free).
Records: M: 35.10 2012 Richard Roberts F: 41.38 2009 Jackie Lee.
Organiser: Jeremy Williams 07934 489 330
Moelyci Farm, Lon Felin Hen, Tregarth, Gwynedd LL57 4BB.
www.eryriharriers.org.uk & www.moelyci.org

The race organisers would be grateful for marshals and helpers,
please phone or text Jeremy on 07934 489 330.
There’s a small change to the Junior course to avoid the worst of the swampy ground!


Pipe Dream - 5m / 1700
Date: Sat 2nd March. 12 noon start

Venue: Dolgarrog Community Center (GR769676).
Craig Jones 07815 292213 www.wfra.org.uk

17 additional steps this year!




Next local road races.

The Island Race Half Marathon

3rd March. The race starts at 9am on the Menai bridge.

The website for the event is http://theislandrace.com/


SMR 25th February Carnedd Y Filiast and Elidir Fawr

"A cracking loop for this weekend's SMR - meeting at 1030 at the top of the Marchlyn Mawr - Dinorwic road (GR: 598631). The route will take in the summits of Carnedd y Filiast, Mynydd Perfedd, Elidr Fawr and Elidir Fach - all that packed into less than 6 miles (though with the options of heading along ridge to Foel Goch and Y Garn.


See the Eryri website for more detail including a map, or click the Facebook link to the Sunday morning runs. http://www.facebook.com/pages/Rhediadau-Eryri-Boreau-Dydd-Sul-Eryri-Sunday-Morning-Runs/365030306923008


Important notice:

Tickets are now on sale for this year's club presentation evening.

At The Heights, Llanberis - 23rd Feb, 7pm for 7.30 start. Tickets £10 per person. 12 and under go free.

The evening incorporates a hot meal, then presentation of all the awards from the 2012 club champs, plus the annual special awards.

Choice of meat or veggie option, and either tortilla or salad, both come with rice - please inform Ellie when you buy.

There will also be rolling photos and footage from Al & Pete,

Plus a special guest talk from someone we all know.

For tickets contact Ellie Salisbury - ellierocknrun@gmail.com

Please let Ellie know if you are intending to buy tickets at Moel Y Ci race so she can have an idea of numbers beforehand.


ALL MEMBERS - regardless of whether or not you are attending the evening -

As a club member YOUR VOTE IS NEEDED to decide the following awards:

Outstanding Athlete Award - for the member with outstanding athletic performance

Special Award - for the member who has contributed much to the club

Please email your vote to eryriharriers@gmail.com


British Fell Relays 2013 - Llanberis on Sunday 20th October.

A few people have volunteered already, but a very small number really.

Your club and sport needs you!

Volunteers are always welcome on the organising team, so feel free to get in touch to this e-mail address.

Every club member should help out doing something on the day or the days leading up to it, whether it be hill marshalling, car parking, making cakes, selling teas, picking litter, etc, etc., the list is endless. Please make a note in your diaries now and commit to helping out.



Al’s: www.fellrunningpictures.co.uk

Gwynfor's: www.sportpicturescymru.co.uk

PeterD’s: www.prdouglas.co.uk/

PeteMac’s: www.picasaweb.google.co.uk/pete.macmillen

Eryri harriers also have a Twitter feed https://twitter.com/eryriharriers and a new group has recently been set up on Garmin Connect for those with the Garmin GPS watches. Search for Eryri harriers in groups under the Explore tab in www.connect.garmin.com



Please check weather forecast for yourself before setting off. The links below are for Llanberis:

www.metoffice.gov.uk/loutdoor/mountainsafety/snowdonia/sno https://twitter.com/Eryriharrierswdonia_latest_weather.html


Important Note: For fell races, always bring: bum bag, map, compass, whistle, wind/waterproof top & trousers, hat, gloves, sun cream, drink, food.

E&OE, please make your own checks before travelling as well as checks on the race details in case they’ve changed. If you spot any errors in the information provided, or have any updates or additions, please let ‘Eryri Harriers’ know ASAP