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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

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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

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 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.
Grand Prix Express NWXC 3rd fixture Mold 28:11:15 Report
 
" Ali Lavender back inform after lengthy illness! "
After a few laps of MOLD looking for venue ,Ian, Steve and I rushed to the new course because the Ladies had already set off in the howling wind and rain! I was amazed to see so many had braved the atrocious conditions.
In the absence of Cari Hughes( racing in L'Pool), Ali was way out in front despite the sea of mud, increasing her lead each lap , finishing 90 secs ahead of Rhian Roxborough. Charlotte, Jackie and Lou next 3 team scorers battled through mud wind and rain to bring home team in 2nd place. The 6 other contenders including Kelly Clarke on her debut run ran their socks off !!
Results:- Winner Ali L
11th Charlotte 1st 0/35
18th Jackie G 4th 0/40
35th Lou W 35 2nd highest finishers 102!
42nd Yvonne 4th 0/50 ..........................................
47th Susie H 3rd 0/55
58th Jude 40
64th Sarah 55
65th Barbara 1st 0/60
83rd Kelly C 35 DEBUT
Teams 1st. Eryri. 31.                O/ all (after 3). 1st Eryri. 124
          2nd OO. 65.                                       2nd Denbigh 204
          3rd Denbigh 75.                                  3rd. OO. 230
          4th. Buckley 105.                                4th. Buckley 390
 
Masters. 1st Eryri. 17                     O/ all( after3). 1st. Eryri. 54
             2nd. Buckley. 26.                                  2nd OO. 89
             3rd. OO. 28.                                         3rd GOGS. 93
            4th. GOGS. 32.                                     4th Buckley. 120
 
 
Victory for Olympian Men!
The mass start of the men's race was quite impressive and through the wind and rain I counted 16 ,yes 16 Olympians! Considering the conditions the pace was incredible- out in front Rob Samuel made it look easy, returning to his old form after a long lay off after surgery. Paul, Pete and Ollie hot on his heels with the merry band of Ian, 2 Tims plus on this occassion Simon B well to the fore in scoring positions. The rest of the team battling against the elements to push the opposition back. Each lap it be became harder to spot the black ,red and white vests as they all be came a darker shade of mud!!
Rob finished 2 and half minutes ahead of Callum Rowlinson (Bang Uni) and just 10 secs behind him in 3rd, having picked off the opposition one by one was Ollie -- Paul Pete Ian Tim G and Simon B just pipping Tim T completing the six scorers.
Brian R Richie Steve R Darryll Gary Clarke (debut xc) Jon H( managing a sprint finish!) Rob D Alec and Ray completing the full set... So many I ran out of bars for 1st time.
Surprise for me was being greeted by Helen and the girls who ably assisted Granny by collecting the discs and giving out the bars , also a big help back in the hall helping to fill in team sheets etc , and it was soon obvious that with the low score of 104 we would be in the running for top spot on the day .
What a day --- but despite the dreadful conditions the new course was hailed a great success by all the athletes not just O Os .
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Results:- Winner Rob Samuel Eryri H
3rd. Ollie B SM
5th. Paul J. 1st 0/45. Record finishers 167 !
12th Pete B. SM
24th. Ian L 4th 0/40
25th Tim G SM
35th Simon B 40
38th Tim G. 40
62nd Brian R 45
70th Richie C 45
80th Steve. R. 3rd 0/60
88th. Darryll W. SM
94th Gary C SM debut XC
124th Jon. H. 60
131st. Rob D. 45
137th Alec W. 1st 0/65
165 Ray P. 55
 
Teams:-                                O/all after 3
 
1st OO. 104                           1st Shrews . 406
2nd. Eryri 123                         2nd Eryri. 514
3rd Shrews. 126                     3rd OO. 577
4th. Bangor 131.                    4th. Bangor. 579
 
Masters                                  0/all after 3
 
1st. OO. 21                            1st. Buckley. 72
2nd. Buckley. 26.                    2nd OO. 117
3rd. Tattenhall 35.                  3rd Shrews. 126
4th Shrews. 44.
Tattenhall have missed a fixture so don't count.
 
Marg.
Thursday, 03 December 2015 18:06

And the Winner Is ?

Results

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 !

Monday, 09 November 2015 20:46

club shop

The club shop is now open with a selection of club merchandise. If you would like any additional clothing please ask Macron as they offer a vast array of running and training gear.

Andy has agreed to bring orders to Thursday training sessions at the Marches Sportshall so that you do not need to pay for postage. Take a look NOW!

Great ideas for Christmas presents!

http://www.macronstorewrexham.co.uk/oswestry-olympians/

Saturday, 17 October 2015 17:46

Bangor CrossCountry Report

Bangor CrossCountry Report
 
1st Fixture Bangor 3:10:15
 
Siblings take top spots at Treborth!
 
12 Olympians made the sunny journey to N Wales , for first fixture in the league,
but it was overcast for duration of both races making conditions ideal.
The ladies race , including Youths and o/ 70s ,
was extremely competitive with our 1st lady Jacqui finishing strongly in 15th spot ,
followed by Lou ,Susie , Yvonne and Barbara bringing team home in 3rd spot . Brilliant start to season !
 
Winner Cari Hughes( by over a minute ) U/17 Menai T&F
15th Jacqui G 4th 40
27th Lou W 4th 35. 85 finishers
31st Susie H 2nd 55
40th Yvonne H 7th 50
55th Barbara W 1st 60
 
Teams 1st Div :-
 
Eryri H 30. Masters:- Eryri H. 10
Denbigh. 61 GOG Tri. 28
Osw Oly A C 113 Denbigh H. 30
Buckley R. 131 Osw Oly 40
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Mens Race :- First 2 laps saw Pete in the mix with old mate Rob Samuel, Iolo Hughes U/20 John Spill U/20 & Dan Kashi ,
he dropped off the pace slightly, but still finished in top ten.
Tim T, Ian L and Tim G packing well in the 30s ,Richie and Jon scoring for team ,
Alec who only went to support , decided to run , finished 1st O/65 !
 
Winner. Following in sisters footsteps Iolo Hughes U/ 20 Menai T&F
9th Pete B
31st Tim T 5th 40
35th Ian L 6th 40
38th Tim G. SM. 148. FINISHERS
74th Richie C 13th 45
111th Jon H 5th 60
128th Alec W 1st 65
 
TEAMS Div 1 :- Masters:-
 
Eryri H 63. Buckley. 25
Bangor Uni 170. NWRRC. 26
Shrews AC 194. Shrews AC. 43
Buckley R 274. Osw Oly AC. 44
Osw Oly AC 298 Whitch W. 99
 
Deeside. 339
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A fairly good start ,but with even more turning out, we can improve.
Thanks to all who gave up their Saturday to support the club ..... See you at LLANDUDNO.
MARG
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