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Swansea Bay Summer 5k Series and Fun Run Race 3 Round Up

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14th July 2019!

That’s a wrap! Thank you one and all who took part, sponsored, volunteered, helped organise the 2019 series! As a result of everyone’s support, we have managed to raise £2,500 for the Paul Popham Fund, Renal Support Wales to support kidney patients participate in the British Transplant Games that take place in Newport from the 25th to 28th July 2019!

We were very unsure how this year would go when the event’s base, 360 Beach & Watersports closed at the end of last year. The team at Secret Beach Bar & Restaurant who have taken over the venue put all the stops out to make sure the event went smoothly, with the new venue opening for the last event in the series. We are very much looking forward to the 2020 series!

There will be developments in the series for 2020 with more category winners, overall series winner – clear scoring system and Girl and Boy 1st, 2nd and 3rd podium finishers for the 1k and 2,5k fun runs! Until then, check out the winners of the July series and the overall winners of the 5k series.

HUGE MASSIVE THANKS:

ALL participants, volunteers from PPRC – special shout out to Lee Heighway for organising the volunteer team, Scott Powell and daughter from Tri and Enter improving our timing system this year and from this year on, Rhys Morris for providing the music and entertainment, Faclk Medical Services for providing the medical cover for the whole series as part of our own going business partnership and to the staff and owners of Secret Beach Bar & restaurant staff. And finally thank you to all our sponsors Verdis, Gemeg, Home from Home, Freedom Leisure and The LC, J&S Products and First4Numbers without you all this event would not be possible so thank you, thank you!

SUMMARY RESULTS 14th July 2019

Junior Results

Category Position 5k Position Name Club Time
1 54 Malachi Williams 00:25:15.40
2 85 Joel Osbourne Paul Popham Running Club 00:27:30.90
3 129 Tia Taylor 00:33:53.70

Female Results

Category Position 5k Position Name Club Time
1 11 Rachel Davies Swansea Harriers 00:19.12.00
2 12 Gemma Seaman Swansea Harriers 00:19:27.05
3 19 Helen-Marie-Davies Swansea Harriers 00:20:02.10

Male Results

Category Position 5k Position Name Club Time
1 1 Dean Summers Llanelli AC 00:16:51.55
2 2 Michael Roderick Paul Popham Running Club 00:17:22.00
3 3 Craig Jones Swansea Harriers 00:17:26.40

Overall 5k Series Winners

Category Winner
Junior Malachi Williams
Female Rachel Davies
Male Dean Summers


Fun Run

2.5k Fun Run

Position Name Category Race Number Time
1st Girl Jessica Stephens 2.5k 11 11.22
1st Boy Brendan Colclough 2.5k 11 11.11

1k Fun Run

Position Name Category Race Number Time
1st Girl Grace Hill 1k 37 4.46
1st Boy Kingston Williams 1k 26 4.10

 

Swansea Bay Summer 5k Series and Fun Run Information

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Swansea Bay Summer 5k Series and Fun Run

INFORMATION

If you have already registered online – Thank you. If you want to register online please register before 5pm on the 8th May 2019. If you have missed the online registration and/or want to register on the night then please make sure you register for the Fun Run by 5.45pm, registration will open at 5pm and close at 5.45pm for the Fun Run and registration for the 5k series will open at 6pm and close by 6.45pm. In the meantime here is the information you will need for race night.

Race Dates Thursday 9th May 2019 Thursday 13th June 2019 Thursday 11th July 2019

6pm – Swansea Bay Fun Run The children’s fun run starts at 6pm prompt from SEVEN (360 Beach and Water Sports). Registration opens at 5pm and will close at 5.45pm. Please head to the clubroom when you arrive to collect a race number. Please bring confirmation of your online payment. The Fun Run starts and finishes at SEVEN (360 Beach and Water Sports). The 1k route takes you along the seafront and turns just before you turn onto the cycle path opposite the University, to come back along the same path. The 2.5k route takes you towards the Golf Course and turns around at the golf course to come back along the same route. Each child-taking place in the fun run will receive a certificate of completion, burger and a soft drink and sweets.

7pm – Swansea Bay Summer 5k Series The main 5k race will start at 7pm prompt from SEVEN (360 Beach and Water Sports). Registration opens at 6pm to collect your race number and closes at 6.45pm. If you have paid on-line please bring confirmation of your payment with you. The race starts and finishes at SEVEN (360 Beach and Water Sports). The route takes you towards SA1 Marina where you will turn around at the little park area and head back along the same route. There are prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd places for Male, Female and Junior, which will be presented on the night Results will be available at www.paulpophamrunningclub.co.uk All entrants will receive a goodie bag, burger and a beer post race.

General Information The route will be marshalled and there will be signs up to warn the general public that there is a race on – however – we would also ask you to bear in mind that the race does not have a right of way and that you respect the general public, that you are mindful of your own safety and be aware of any cyclists on the path and that you keep to the right-hand side to avoid collisions with oncoming athletes.

There is limited parking at SEVEN however there is plenty of parking in the streets opposite the area and also in the recreational area.

SEVEN is still under construction and currently will not be open for the May event; therefore the catering is outside and consists of a BBQ and a Bar both supplied by SEVEN. After the race, you can collect your burger and a beer or soft drink from the outside BBQ and Bar area, please show your race number to collect.

Unfortunately, due to limited resources, there will be NO kids beach activities for the May event.

There are limited portable outside toilets for you to use.

Any belongings left at the event will be left at your own risk.

PPRC and SEVEN (360 Beach and Water Sports) wish you all a safe and enjoyable event!