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Oswestry Olympians Seniors

Seniors News (115)

Seniors News category

Monday, 29 May 2017 08:12

No Reply to Tom Heard

There were 19 Oswestry Olympians in an entry of 76 for this years Mynydd Myfr Hill Run. It was once again part of the Trefonen Hill Walk weekend.
This years race was won by Tom Heard in a close dual with Simon Barkley;
Position Time Runner Name of the Oswestry Olympians
1 00:22:42 Tom Heard
2 00:22:52 Simon Barkley
4 00:23:14 Pete Jones
6 00:23:50 Tim Tansley
8 00:24:12 Ian Lowe
20 00:27:11 Darrell Walsh
23 00:27:32 Steve Roberts
27 00:28:21 Sean Butler
30 00:28:41 Dave Hughes
38 00:29:37 Ellen Ashton
41 00:29:45 Alice Walton
44 00:30:12 Susie Hancock
47 00:30:40 Rhiannon Tansley
50 00:30:59 Yvonne Hill
54 00:31:42 Trevor Searlee
55 00:31:45 Chris Hesketh
65 00:32:42 Peter Coates
67 00:33:23 Jules Lloyd-Evans
69 00:34:43 Ashling Donohoe-Harr

son2nd Place Simon Barkley and Pete Jones

Sunday, 14 May 2017 18:38

Euro Star

Oswestry Olympian Steve Roberts once again pulled on his GB vest to represent his country at the ETU European Duathlon Championships Soria Spain. A combination of
run cycle run over 10km 41km 5km distances,Steve finished a creditable 5th in the M60 category, 2nd Briit home, a result that qualifies Steve for next years event.

Well done Steve you are a superstar

Monday, 01 May 2017 09:33

Brilliant Oswestry Half Marathon

Well done to all Olympians in the Half Marathon,especially, Jacqi G,Ellen,Craig L,Pete J,Rich C   Alec and Trevor who picked up awards .

Thanks to all who help set up and marshall.

I think we agree for a first time event it was excellent

Oswestry Half 2017

Richard and Pete Oswestry Half 1217


Monday, 01 May 2017 08:49

It's Up and Down

Fun, Friendly, Fell Running !!!


Fell Race Series 2017

Sunday, 23 April 2017 18:32

London Heroes

London 2017

A great turn out from Oswestry Olympians at this years London Marathon.

Each runner had a story to tell.There were new club records for

Ali Lavendar (in her first marathon) and Charlotte Jones and notable

PB's for Peter Butler,Emma Langford and Tim Tansley.

Well done to all who ran.

London Peter Butler


Monday, 10 April 2017 19:03

Manchester Marathon PB

Brian Rothera smashed his PB at the recent Manchester Marathon

Pos Name Chip Time Category Cat Pos Gender Gen Pos Pace
551 Brian ROTHERA 3:05:12 V45 50 Male 532 13.7 km/h

Well done Brian an awesome achievement


Monday, 27 March 2017 18:41

Shrewsbury 10k -Undulating !

Shrewsbury 10k Rob

Well done to everyone who ran

Shrewsbury 10k Results

Sunday, 12 March 2017 19:57

Oswestry Olympians March Update


Lots has been happening at Oswestry Olympians this past month.

The Oswestry Olympians race schedule has been published.

These are events run by or supported by the club.

There is something for everyone long, short, road and off-road.

Tell your friends because as well as being challenging they are always allot of fun.

More detail at

Despite the Olympians entry being depleted by winter viruses, there was still some great performances at the Wrexham Village Bakery Half Marathon

Ali Lavender 3rd lady in 1.21.10 
Charlotte Jones 3rd v35 1.29 23 PB 
111 ... Ian Lowe 1.23:44
157...... Pete Jones 1.26.26
400.......Dave Card 1.38:06
586......Jude Hughes 1:46:39
726.......Claire Birch. 1:51:57
731...... Julie Davies. 1:52:07 
749..... Ray Picket. 1: 53:08 PB
910.......Bruce Mckenzie. 1:59 :22
1051.... Will Davies 2:07:13
1112..... Dave A. 2:10:34 .
1391 Finishers.

Junior Olympians

 Having had team and individual success at the U10/11 Shropshire Cross Champs and Sportshall championships, the juniors are now preparing for the track season. Training sessions continue as usual at the Marches School, 6-7pm for U11's and 6-8 for older children, Thursday evenings and from 28th March there is also endurance training 6-7.30 pm on Tuesday at the Gatacre playing fields. More details at


Sunday, 12 February 2017 11:57

And the Results Are In !!!

Final Placings :- (4 out of 5) 
SM 1st Paul Jones OO 11pts 2 Brett Edwards 17 3rd Tomos 
Roberts 17 pts 
V40 1st Jez Brown 4pts 2nd Tim Tansley OO 11pts 3rd Craig Lammas OO 21pts 4th Pete Jones OO 24pts 
V45 1st Paul Jones OO 4pts 4th Brian Rothera OO 18pts 7th Ian Low OO 27pts 
V 60 1st Graham Jones 4 pts 2nd Steve Roberts OO 8pts 
Teams Men Div I 
1st. Shrews. Eryri 324 pts 2nd Oswestry Olympians 843 pts 3rd Buckley 1134 pts 4th Eryri 1809 Pts (8 teams) 
Masters 1st Oswestry Olympians 91 pts 2nd Buckley 149pts 3rd 
Shrews 195 pts 4th Eryri 375 Pts ( 9 teams) 
V35 1st Charlotte Jones 6pts 6th Lou Williams 21pts 8th Kelly Clarke 39pts 
V40 5th Jacqui Gears 18pts 10th Liz Park 42 pts 
V50 4th Yvonne Hill 20pts
V55 3rd Susie Hancock 11pts 5th Sarah Greaves 25pts 
V60 1st Viv McConnel 4pts 
Teams. Div 1 
1st Eryri 324 Pts 2nd Oswestry Olympians 405 pts 
Masters 1st Eryri 115 Pts 2nd Oswestry Olympians 143pts 3rd Telf 215pts 4th Buckley 238 pts (10 teams) 
8 individual awards 3 team awards ....Fantastic !!! 
Well done to all . 


Sunday, 12 February 2017 11:10

Oswestry Cross Country



A sunny winters day and good conditions under foot welcomed runners for the final fixture of the North Wales Cross Country League

Oswestry Olympians Senior Men- 13 Men represented the team

Another great run in 4th place from Paul Jones for last time for Oswestry before his move to Shrewsbury. It was great to see Oli Blake run in 14th after his serious health problems . Solid performances from TIm Tansley ,Craig Lammas , Brian Rothera, Steve Roberts. Special mention to Pete Jones in first has improved in each fixture. 141 FINISHERS.

Impressive winner Paul Ward v50 Telford 
4.. Paul Jone..14..Oli Blake 27..Tim Tansley.. 34..Pete Jones. 35..Craig Lammas 39.. Tom Heard..42 ..Brian Rothera. 46.. Ian Lowe.. 61.. Rich Davies.. 73.. Rich Collins.94.. Steve Roberts. 104.. Charlie Woolcock.. 111 Darrell Walsh..
Team 3rd on day with 153 ( first 6 to count) behind Shrews 75 and Buckley 149. 
Masters. 1st 16 pts (3 to score) Buckley 2nd 18pts ! Shrews 3rd 47pts.

Senior Ladies:- 15 ladies represented the club 
Superb front running from stalwart Charlotte(1st35), the amazing new member Viv McConnell(1st60) backed by Jacqui Gears & Lou Williams to score. Another new member Jenny D crossing line in 5th OO spot .Ali Tickner, Yvonne Hill & Susie Hancock packing well with yet another newcomerJulie L E Regulars Liz Sarah Barbara, a debut run for Gill L and in their 1st season Ashling and Kelly completed a very jubilant team!!
Positions:- 9 Charlotte Jones.. 13.. Vic McConnel..24Jacqui Gears.28 Lou Williams. 31Jenny Davis 37.. Ali TIckner..46.Yvonne HIll.. 47, Susi Hancock. 60..Julie Lloyd Evans.. 63..Liz Park.64. Sarah Greaves.. 70 Aisling Donohue Harrison.. 74 Barbara Ward.. 76 ..Gillian Lawrence.. 87.. Kelly Clarke. 
Teams:-1st Eryri 44pts 2nd OO 74 pts 3rd Buckley 102 pts ( 4 to score) 
Masters :- 1st Eryri 24pts 2nd OO 25 pts!! 3rd Buckley 41 pts ( 3 to score) 
Thank You to all Men and Ladies who did us Proud.
Enjoy the summer season and see you again in 8 months ! Best wishes Marg.x


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