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Monday, 17 October 2016 20:20

Going Dutch !

Well done to Peter Butler competing in the Amsterdam marathon. Peter ran a brilliant time of 2 hours 45 minutes, finishing 142nd out of 12,180 runners ! One of the best excuses we have heard to miss a cross country race in Mold.


FARNDON 10 k 16th October 
14 Garry Owens 38:16 2nd m50
32 Dave Newton 40:27 5th m50
139 Jude Hughes 48:00 5th f40
189 Mark Jones 50:37 24 th m45 dnf
229 Karen Owens 52:03 16th f45

425 runners

Monday, 17 October 2016 20:01

A Clean Pair of Heels in Mold

A great start to the cross country season. A brilliant turn out of 15 Men and 10 ladies

Mold Cross Crountry Ladies 2016

Provisional results from NWXC MOLD
LADIES 1st Denbigh 88 
2nd Eryri. 93. 7 teams Div 1 
3rd Wxm 106. 117 finishers
4th OO 114
Masters 1st. Telf. 19
2nd Eryri. 36
3rd Shrews 38
4th OO. 46
MEN 1st. Shrews. 55. 
2nd Buckley 197
3rd. OO. 238. 8teams Div 1 
4th. C Bay. 410 197 finishers
Masters. 1st Buckley. 16
2nd. OO. 27. 18 teams 
3rd. W Chesh 29
4th Shrews. 38
A great start to season , Adam Jones 1st counter in 20th and on her debut XC run Viv McConnell an amazing 9th and 1st O/ 60 !!! Well done every one . 
Next fixture Llanduno 5th Nov 

Tuesday, 04 October 2016 19:38

Mud, Mud Glorious Mud

More details on the Club cross country page

CrossCountry Dates For Your Diarys

15th October Mold
5th November LLandudno
26th November Bangor
14th January Shrewsbury
4th febuary Oswestry

Sunday, 26 June 2016 21:00

Jon Disley Commemoration Event

Jon Disley-commemoration event for Oswestry Olympians (family and friends)
Friday 8th July 7pm at Oswestry school (cricket pavilion)
Novelty swimming races
Running, throwing, ostacle races
Fun rounders matches and a tug of war !!
Bring a picnic and something to drink
Take part or just relax but have fun
Juniors, Seniors and Parents in the same races ...Oh Yes !!!
With the more that come we will have more fun !
Sunday, 22 May 2016 18:45

Club Fell Running Champs

Club Champs -2016 Fell Race Series:-

Mynydd Myfr - 29 th May
Gyrn Gallop  - 23rd July
Ponderosa    - 3rd Aug 
Pontesbury   - 22nd June
Scoring - Best 3 results from 4 races.
5 Points- for running the race
1 point- for every Olympian within your gender you finish ahead of.
You must complete at least 3 of the 4 races to compete in the series.
Race series results status will be published here after every race.
Monday, 25 April 2016 17:56

London Heroes

A group of inteprid Olympians have been setting PB's and personal goals by completing in the London Marathon and also the recent Manchester marathon.

In London Garry Owen with his time of 02:59:44 got so very close to surpassing

Doug Morris's long standing mark of 02:58:59 (M50 Club Record) set back in 1985.

Well done to everyone for completing the marathon course, the Olympians are very proud of you all.

London Marathon

Peter Butler 2:52:30
Garry Owens 2:59:44
Simon Barkley 3:00:15
Jacki Jarvis 3:49:51
Amy Jones 4:10:47

David Wilson 05:15:48

Manchester Marathon 

Tim Tansley 3.07.02!
Jude Hughes 3.47.29
Karen Owens 4.28.32



Monday, 25 April 2016 17:38

Wunderbar Steve Roberts

Steve Roberts flew the flag recently for GB and Oswestry Olympians at the

European Duathlon Championships -Kalkar Germany.April 16th and 17th.

Injuries have hampered Steves preparation for this event in recent years, and it was no different this year

having to limit his training and restrict his efforts using a full knee splint. All the same this year he had a creditable performance.

M60-64 Sprint 5krun 20kbike 2.5krun
1st Heinrich Wilmink Germany 01:01:56
8th Steve Roberts GBR 01:08:47
21:02run 34:43bike 11:12run.
Steve finished 3rd Brit in the top 10 which qualifies him for next years Championships

Well done Steve#Steve Roberts Euro Duathlon 2016

Tuesday, 23 February 2016 20:37

Ray on PB roll at the Village Bakery

Ray Pickett continued his run of good form by smashing his 1/2 Marathon pb

yet again at the Village Bakery Half Marathon on 14th Feb 2016

Ray managed a fantastic personal best of 2:02 which was 11m30s faster

than his previous best. Sub 2 hours is on the horizon !

Village Bakery Half Marathon 2016

Pos Gun Time Name. Chip Time 
8th. 01:13:11 Paul Jones 01:13:11 Vet 45 1st 
44th 01:20:08 Lowe Ian 01:20:03 Vet 40 9th
73rd 01:22:31 Tim Tansley 01:22:24 Vet 40 15th
179th 01:29:05 Richard Collins 01:28:44 Vet 45 27th
186th 01:29:15 Dave Newton 01:29:08 Vet 50 20th
211th 01:31:37 Stephen Robert 01:31:30 Vet 60 3rd
501st 01:50:53 Claire Birch 01:50:31 Vet 40 23rd

524th 01:52:58 Lou Williams 01:52:37 Vet35 26th
631st 02:02:44 RayPickett  02:02:26 Vet 55 27th PB
674th 02:06:41 Diane Davenport 02:05:39 Vet 45 17th
776th 02:24:41 David Andrews 02:23:13 Vet 60 20th
Simon Barkley DNF 

Tuesday, 23 February 2016 20:24

The Best X Country Season In Recent Memory

The finale of the North Wales Country League was held in Oswestry on 6th Feb, on a very
muddy,windy course the Olympians were out in force and achieved some of their best results
in recent memory with impressive team and individual performances
Men.NWXC League Overall
1st Team -Male Masters
2nd Division 1
4th Senior Men overall - Peter Butler
3rd  Male Master O40 - Tim Tansley
2nd  Male Master O60 - Steve Roberts
1st  Male Master O65 - Alec White
Ladies NWXC League Overall
1st Lady - Alison Lavender
2nd Ladies Master O35 Lou Williams
2nd Ladies Master O40 Jacqui Gears
1st Ladies Master O55 Susie Hancock
1st Ladies Master O60 Barbara Ward
Ladies Team 2nd in Division 1
Ladies Masters 2nd Team
Oswestry Olympians 1st Combined team results.
Thanks to all the supporters and marshals who have helped 
make this a memorable season for Oswestry Olympians 
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