Welcome to Islwyn Running Club Website
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New GLCL website available here
18th November
Club kit here
8th December
Gwent League X/C Brecon results here. 9th March
Supporting runners rota and details of spring/summer training here. 21st April
GLCL Road Race  Chepstow Harriers results here 28th June
Club championships here 28th June
Race results here 10th July NEW!
Upcoming Events
12/07/2016 Rose Inn III Rose Inn, Redwick, Nr. Magor, NP26 3DU @ 7:30 p.m.
16/07/2016 Merthyr Mawr Trail Running Festival Merthyr Mawr, Bridgend, CF32 0LR @ 2:00 p.m.
17/07/2016 The Loop Barry sidings Country Park, Hopkinstown, Pontyridd @ 10:30 a.m.
17/07/2016 Mic Morris 10K Cwmavon Road, Blaenafon @ 09:00 a.m.
19/07/2016 GLCL Road Series - Islwyn Parc Penallta, Ystrad Mynach, CF82 7PG @ 7:30 p.m.
20/07/2016 SSAFA 5K Series Blackweir Tavern, Blackweir, Cardiff @ 7:30 p.m.
24/07/2016 Monmouth Challenge Run Monmouth Scool Sports Centre, Monmouth @ 10:30 a.m.
Weekly Parkruns - Saturday 9am
Endure 24
Great turnout for the black & white army at the Endure 24 over the weekend of 10th-12th June. Well done to all IRC members that took part!

The Blade Runner!
Harrison Ford or Rutger Hauer? Full results here!

X/C Category Winners

The presentation to acknowledge and reward the winners and runners up of the 2015/6 GLCL X/C series took place after the first GLCL road series race of the season at the Olive Tree hosted by Griffithstown Harriers. IRC had the following representatives:
Anne Rice-Jones 3rd F50-54
Steve Lane 3rd M40-44
Islwyn women 5th overall in the series, Islwyn men 4th overall in the series.
Well done all!

Sirhowy Challenge

Well, did you survive the Beast? Find out here.

IRC @ Parc Bryn Bach 6

IRC Annual Awards 2015
The evening of Friday 29th January saw Islwyn Running Club hold their 2015 awards evening once again at the New Forge in Oakdale, with an attendance in excess of 80 guests.
Male club champion:
1st Rob Davies (Jnr)
2nd David Waters
3rd Jason Dixon
Female club champion:
1st Vicki Jones
2nd Kelly Felstead
3rd Kay Dixon
Best Newcomer:
Lee Mills
'Future Flyers' Graduate:
Angela Price
Most Improved male:
David Waters
Most Improved female:
Vicki Jones
Outstanding Achievement:
Julie & Terry Lewis, Haydn Hartnell
Chairman's Award:
Blair Lundie, Kim Wehden
10 Year:
Rob Davies (Snr), Jim Dobbs, Russell Dobbs, Julie Lewis.

Thanks were expressed to Suzanne Davidson for organising the evening. An excellent time was had by all!

Cross Country Parc Bryn Bach 2016
Sometimes a picture really does paint a thousand words:
Credit to Paul Stillman for this excellent photo.


About Us
We're a friendly running club formed in 1983 based in Caerphilly County Borough whose H.Q. is Pontllanfraith Leisure Centre. The club meets
every Tues. & Thurs. at 6.15.
All abilities welcome.
For more info contact:-
Mike Heare on  01495 245430 
 IRC @ the Griffithstown GLCL Road Race May 2016