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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 
Sunday, 23 October 2016 16:00

Christmas Shopping


Looking for a last minute Christmas present ?


The Club shop is now open. A selection of items are available.



Please let us know if you would like any other garments added.



Tuesday, 15 December 2015 20:16

Olympians Running Toward Christmas

 A great turn-out from the Olympians on a wet Sunday in Decembrrrrr !

Mortimer Forest Trail Run 13 Dec 2015

Pos. Name Club Cat Time
1 Ross Campbell Dare2b/Highland Hill Rnrs SM 61.56
4 Paul Jones Oswestry Olympians M45 63.42
21 Tim Gears Oswestry Olympians SM 71.40
71 John Snell Oswestry Olympians M50 80.52
77 Jacqui Gears Oswestry Olympians F40 82.30
123 Michael Bastow Oswestry Olympians M45 89.46
310 Laura Jones Oswestry Olympians SF 123.38

Telford 10k
Sunday December 13th 2015
1st Ryan McLeod tipton Harriers00:29:40 SM
55th Oli Blake Oswestry Olympians 00:32:27 SM
130th Ian Lowe Oswestry Olympians 00:35:36 M40 11th
179th Simon Berkley Oswestry Olympians 00:37:00 M40
181st Tim Tansley Oswestry Olympians 00:37:02 M40
262nd Steve Roberts Oswestry Olympians 00:41:05 M60 2nd
270th May Davies Oswestry Olympians 00:41:26 SF
290th Rob Davies Oswestry Olympians 00:42:08 M45
319th Jenny Davis Oswestry Olympians 00:43:00 F45 4th
335th Dave Hughes Oswestry Olympian 00:43:52 M50
385th Jude Hughes Oswestry Olympians 0045:44 F40 9th
587th Will Davidson Oswestry Olympians 0052:30 M60 11th
598th Ray Pickett Oswestry Olympians 00:53:53 M55
929 finishers.
Thursday, 03 December 2015 18:06

And the Winner Is ?


Congratulations to all the Winners and to all who have run as

and have supported the Olympians this past year, a very big thank you !

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