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August 2018

Final Overview of the 5k Series

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Swansea Bay Summer 5k Series and Fun Run

That’s a wrap!

What a fantastic 2nd Swansea Bay 5k Summer Series and Fun Run that was! The Paul Popham Running Club, 360 Beach & Watersports and the Paul Popham Fund, Renal Support Wales would like to thank all those who participated, sponsors volunteered and worked the event for making the 2nd year for the Swansea Bay Summer 5k Series a success!

The sun was shining, participants smiling and volunteers cheering it could not fail to produce such a wonderful atmosphere for 2018 series and fun run. We were delighted to see children as young as 4 taking part in the 1k and 2.5k and an increase in participants from 2017 with nearly 100 children taking part in the 3 events!

After the Fun Run came the 5k race which saw entrants take part from across the waters! Over 600 participants took part to chase the title of 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in the Juniors, Female and Male categories!

We are delighted to the overall series winners:

Category Name May June July Total Points Events Taken Part In Average Time Junior Logan Lambe 2 3 2 7 Female Michelle Cole 1 2 0 3 3 19.72 Male Steve Williams 1 0 3 4 3

HUGE MASSIVE Thanks to all participants, volunteers from PPRC, videographer – Paul and Carol Jenning, photographer – Jo Ashburner & Zoe Marshall, 360 staff and our sponsors Persimmon Homes, Active Leisure, Verdis, Gemeg, Home from Home & Falck as well as ND John Wines providing the wine for the whole series. We reached our target of raising over £3000 for the Paul Popham Fund to support kidney patients to compete in the transplant games which takes place on Thursday 2nd August to Sunday 6th August 2018 in Birmingham – so thank you one and all.

For the full set of results check the website link here: http://www.paulpophamrunningclub.co.uk/2018/06/15/swansea-bay-summer-5k-series-results-june-2018/

To view the video of the series click here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1CUEfgqrmGF_HGfBCa4RH81nJtSwBU4Kx/view

We will look forward to seeing you all back in 2019! Look out for details towards the end of 2018! Diolch One & All!