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October 2020

Swansea Bay VIRTUAL 5k Series 2020

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Due to the Pandemic the annual Swansea Bay Summer Bay 5k Series was cancelled in May, June and July this year we rescheduled for August, September and October and ran them virtually. Series 1 and Series 2 are now complete and the winners are:



Place Time First name Last name Category
1 19.47.00 Mark Hiddlestone 40 plus
2 20:38:00 Dai Rees 30 plus
3 22.39.00 Andy Rees 60 Plus


Place Time First name Last name Category
1 22.54.00 Jenny McAdie 40 plus
2 25.15.00 Tina Gabb 40 Plus
3 25.46.00 Frances Thomas 50 Plus




Place Time Name Category
1 20:02 Dai Rees 30 Plus
2 22:34 Andy Rees 60 Plus
3 22:42 Mark Hiddlestone 40 Plus


Place Time Name Category
1 23:04 Jenny McAdie 40 Plus
2 25.03 Frances Thomas 50 Plus
3 25:59:00 Sophie Beresford 30     lus
August 2020 Full List Sept 2020 Full List

A medal is on the way to each entrant for August and September and a 1st, 2nd and 3rd place medal for the winning ladies and gentleman – well done and sorry for the delay!

The final Series is due now – October 2020.

The entry fee is just £7 with a medal for all who complete the race.

All you need to do is:

  • Pick your own 5k route.
  • Run the route at anytime during October 2020.
  • Send in your race results no later than the last date of that month.


  • You will be 18 years or over at the time of the race.
  • You will me medically fit.
  • You are responsible for planning your own 5k route and that it must be 5k only, if shorter or longer your race may not be included in the results.
  • You can use the original 5k Series route which starts and ends at Secret Beach Bar and Restaurant, Mumbles Road, Swansea.
  • You are responsible for ensuring that the route is safe and all risks have been considered.
  • You will follow the Welsh Government and Public Health Wales guidance on safe distance, if found not to be following the guidance your entry will be disqualified.
  • You can run your 5k race at anytime in the event month.
  • You will record your race on Strava or any other fitness app that can be uploaded and sent to the race organisers. The information sent has to record the following:
    • Completed a 5k route
    • The date
    • Time to complete the distance
    • Your name has to be the same name on your entry form
  • You will send the entry on the last day of the event month as follows:
    • 00pm 31st October 2020



  • Results will be uploaded to the Paul Popham Running Club Website and the events facebook page.
  • If you complete all 3 events, completion means entered and sent proof for all 3 events, you will receive a series t-shirt at the end of the series.



Huge shout out to our sponsors for the Virtual Series who are: Freedom leisure, ND John Wine & First 4 Numbers!




To Book the last Series click here