Running in the rain – Cardiff 10k 2017

Running in the rain – Cardiff 10k 2017

by Sarah Wymer As we basked in late summer sunshine, I made my preparations for the Cardiff 10k: kit ready (including my lovely new WRP running vest), lift to the starting point arranged, carbo loading evening meal planned, and checked that...

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Smile, it’s only a mile!

Smile, it’s only a mile!

by Grace Newbould My first ever mile (race) – The Butetown Mile Ahhh, the mile. We do a lot of them as runners, often 3 on a Saturday as part of parkrun, a couple of 5/6 milers during the week and the odd 10 or so on a Sunday for a...

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‘Man v Horse’ or ‘WRP v The Welsh Weather’

‘Man v Horse’ or ‘WRP v The Welsh Weather’

by Grace Newbould This year’s ‘stupid’ challenge was one I’d been wanting to do for a while but for a myriad of reasons I’d not got around to. Last year’s WRP heroes, Fi, Helen and Jo had done the full course along with...

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Runderful relays

Runderful relays

  by Donna Egbeare Runderful (adjective) – how you feel in the minutes after you finish a run Thoughts about Penarth & Dinas Runners Cosmeston Relays from a first timer. There were, let’s just say, some differing opinions about the...

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How I accidentally became a marathon runner…

How I accidentally became a marathon runner…

by Julie Pemberton Me, a Marathon runner? Surely not!  I don’t particularly consider myself to be a natural runner, in fact I wasn’t a runner at all until about 18 months ago. Funny how these things creep on you before you’re aware of how...

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A tale of two medals

A tale of two medals

When Charles Dickens wrote “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times…” he couldn’t have known that his words would, one day, perfectly describe what most runners feel at the end of a race.  There’s always a point...

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Welcome to our new website and blog

Welcome to our new website and blog

Thanks for checking out our new website.  We hope that the site tells you all you need to know about our club.  To keep up to date with all the latest WRP news, this blog is the place to visit.  We’ll be posting regular updates about our...

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