Monthly Archives: May 2015

Tuesday 26th May – Llandudno With tired legs from racing at the weekend six Buckley Runners made the worthwhile trip to the Great Orme to take part in another race – this one set in a the tranquil surrounds of the ski centre. As yet not a single race location […]

Great Orme Hill Race

Sunday 24th May Whilst there are many great trail and mountain races available throughout the country some of the smaller events often tend to attract less attention than they deserve – this a perfect example. Hosted as part of a hill walking weekend at Trefonen just outside Oswestry it exudes […]

Mynydd Myfyr Hill Run

Race Report by Simon Edwards Saturday 23rd May – Moel Eilio Fell Race   This race was hosted at the Heights Hotel in Llanberis and following the usual pre-race preparations of registration, gobbling a bit of food, packing bum bags and trying to out-vie each other regarding injuries we ambled through a […]

Moel Eilio

Report by Rob Mackey   It is 50 years since I last visited Soller on the north-west coast of Mallorca. I had forgotten why I wanted to go back. But I took my trainers and walking boots just in case! Soller and Port De Soller are surrounded by spectacular peaks, […]

Trail Running in Mallorca

Update from Simon Edwards   Buckley running club is obviously primarily concerned with running; but not just about racing – running in general. In a slight departure from a race report here I present a recreational aside.Whilst many members regularly meet for group runs on Sundays, last week was a […]

Carneddau Run

Chester Half Marathon Race Report by Gareth Houghton   Sunday 17th May 2015, saw the 34th Chester Half Marathon. It was a pretty good day for running, mainly cloudy, not too hot albeit with a bit of wind (nothing too taxing though). It was a sellout race with all 7000 […]

Chester Half Marathon

Race report by Dave Boothroyd   Sandstone Trail Challenge – Another Tale from the Darker Side     So the SST was where my ultra career started in 2012, soon after the London Marathon, and as build up for the Lakeland 50 later in the year. That year the challenge, […]

Sandstone Trail Challenge

Race Report by Simon Edwards   Tuesday 12th May – Moel-y-Gest Another Tuesday evening race, another long drive – this the longest of them all – Porthmadog! However the traffic was light and the weather cooperated for a change. One and half hours later the outline of Moel-y-Gest presented itself […]


Race Report by Jez Brown   April 25th 2015 – 61st Three Peaks Fell Race   7 days of unbroken blue skies, one day of heavy rain, hail and snow, no prizes for guessing what the conditions were like when Simon Roberts and I travelled over to Horton in Ribblesdale for […]

Three Peaks Fell Race